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Old 02-03-2014, 10:00 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RiverDan View Post
Are the basement stairs open on the vertical? Maybe install vertical kickers?
I was just going to type this. It helped my ginger by doing that because she used to trip on the steps all the time. I read somewhere where dogs sometimes have a judgment problem when the can see through the back sides of the stairs. So I filled the gaps in; in the backs of the steps, and she was more comfortable and did not trip going up "or down" the steps anymore.
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