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I live in the Northwoods, so we get plenty of rain
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:31am

and our doods would always manage to walk in a muddy area. I like the crushed rock because the dogs aren't tracking dirty paws into the house every time! Gravel or anything else would've been a lot cheaper, but we do have a limestone quarry about an hour away. Been googling lately to see if limestone is recommended for dog runs, since ours seems to be decomposing Great Dane piles of poop pretty fast! Haven't found anyone else who uses it. Thank you for responding! -- And I do often wish I'd got another doodle instead of this Dane.

  • I don't think so, SD&B, Tue Sep 11 3:37am
    but when I lived in the Phoenix area, many used rock for yards instead of grass. I can't really remember, but I think ours might have been a 1" crushed granite. Here in the mountains, we use cinders, ... more
    • I live in the Northwoods, so we get plenty of rain — mmason, Tue Sep 11 8:31am
      • The crushed rock SD&B, Tue Sep 11 10:34pm
        sure does help prevent tracking mud in the house. We love our cinder covered yard. Let us know if you find out that limestone is better in some way for dog runs than other gravel/rock.
        • My theory is that crushed limestone mmason, Wed Sep 12 9:54am
          should hasten decomposition, since powdered lime is often used for that. But I don't know anyone who has gravel, etc., to compare it to. I can say my Dane's large poop piles break down pretty fast... more
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