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August 29, 2016 12:00 ET

Vancouver Fencing Company Discusses Cougar-Proofing With Chain-Link Fencing

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - August 29, 2016) - Vancouver fencing company publishes blog tackling how to keep your family safe from one of the most impressive predators in BC

As an established fencing repair and installation company, QS Fencing is called on for all kinds of fencing jobs across the lower mainland. Since a number of areas in Greater Vancouver fall into cougar territory, their latest blog tackles how chain-link fencing can help keep your family and pets safe. For more, go to:

You may be wondering if cougars are truly a cause for concern in Metro Vancouver. In some cases, the answer is yes.

In Greater Vancouver, it's not uncommon to hear about sightings in municipalities, particularly along the North Shore Mountains and the Fraser Valley. The Fraser Valley in particular is home to many farmers and ranchers with animals livestock, which can present a tempting target to the big cats!

As impressive predators, cougars can easily leap over a 10-foot high fence, so a full chain-link fencing enclosure is recommended to keep smaller livestock and pets safe. It's also a good idea to add fencing around yards and play areas as children can also be at risk for attacks.

Full chain-link enclosures are ideal for securing these areas. A tarp can even provide added protection from rain and snow. However, the blog notes that many municipalities around Vancouver have restrictions regarding fences that you should be aware of. Be sure to check your municipal bylaws to ensure compliance before you start.

There are plenty of unfortunate stories about pets that have disappeared due to suspected cougar attacks throughout North Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Port Moody, and other Greater Vancouver communities.

Many of these accidents are preventable. A chain-link fence can help promote safety and prevent injury-for both people and wildlife. Contact QS Fencing to learn more about innovative fencing solutions that meet your particular needs. We'll even put together a free quote.

About QS Fencing

Established in 2010, QS Fencing is a family-owned business that aims to provide quality products and superior service. It is a Vancouver-based fencing company that is licensed and insured. All employees are WCB insured as well. QS Fencing serves the geographical areas of Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey, and Delta, BC.

To learn more, visit or call (604) 345-5145.

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