Fences are divisive inventions—often used as dividing lines between properties and to keep things in or to keep things out—but do they have to be? Redditor ryanispiper thinks not, which is why he built a screened window into the middle of his fence. Now his dog can see his canine neighbor every day. Ryanispiper writes in a post that the original idea came from seeing his pitbull, Pete, nibble his way through the fence so he could play with his friends on the other side. Figuring his dog could use some one-on-one face time with the neighbor, he set to work on creating a flexible and rugged window, made out of rabbit cage material.
So far, the dogs on both sides seem to be enjoying their newly installed fence window. Ryanispiper told The Dodo, “They go out each morning and visit with each other if they are all out together. They still chase each other along the fence line, but I think they are happier actually seeing who they are chasing. They give each other some puppy love and sometimes just stare or bark at each other a bit.” Dogs, after all, are highly social creatures. Their endless curiosity deserves to be satisfied—even if it’s as simple as building a metal window into another dog’s world.
Even without a custom window to peek through, nothing can stop these other dogs from saying hello!
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