animaLibera_ 1 child; Ohio 7926 posts11th Jan '13
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting NatashaHarper:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Syndal:</b>" ... [snip!] ... the weather you have to worry about. We call small outside dogs "hawk food". And those medium to large size dogs? Coyote bait."
Very good point! We have deer and coyote wandering our neighborhood all the time.
Cordelia's Mom 33 kids; Bakersfield, California 3685 posts11th Jan '13
Quoting NatashaHarper:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Syndal:</b>" Uh no, I said they shouldn't be left in freezing ... [snip!] ... I wasn't saying just leave them there! As long as they have food and water and a bed and kennel I don't see the problem!"
And I also did say why get a dog when it has to live outside it's whole life.. but that part is just sad. Not really part of why they should have some type of shelter outside.