Dear Dogster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Dogster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Dogster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Dogster magazine, www.dogster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
What are good options for ground cover in new fenced dog run?
We just installed a 6-ft stockade fence for our two dogs in our shady backyard. The ground is currently weedy, rocky, and dirt/mud. We are wondering what some good options are for planting or placing in the area that are dog-friendly and will grow in the shade, if we use groundcovers. Grass will not grow. We are considering bark mulch, recycled rubber mulch (but are worried the puppy will try to eat it) or planting English ivy. Thoughts? What have others used?