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You may remember Storm, the dog I wrote about in “The prisoner next door,” who was confined by himself for two years in a fenced kennel in a far corner of his owner’s back yard. Last week, someone installed a very long tie-out for him and hooked him up to it. Storm is able to run from one corner of the yard to another and plays with the owner’s other dog (who lives in the house) when she lets him into the yard. Sometimes a neighbor walks over while working in his yard and gives Storm a little petting. While not an ideal situation, the tie-out is a huge improvement in the quality of Storm’s life. He’s finally getting some attention, affection and play time with another animal. He’s barking less often. And I have been able to stop cringing everytime he does bark, knowing that he is a much happier dog than he used to be.

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