He'd tried to get over the fence, no doubt where he'd been escaping since I put the barricade up on the gate. He'd done the usual and when he walked his back legs up and to the top of the fence he'd got one back foot stuck in a double wire. When he
The vet checked him over and said he looked fine. He'd stopped limping on his back leg within about an hour of the accident. She weighed him, he's 16kg, and she prescribed three days of anti inflammatory drug to help with pain.
I've got a neighbour to replace the reservoir for the ball-cock drinker I have in the dogyard so I should be able to put up the electronic wire to deter him from jumping the fence over the weekend. That should keep him safe, and I won't have to tie him up all the time, only letting him off for a run and a wrestle with Meg in the morning and the afternoon.