― We do not have small children but we do have a dog who gets into just as much mischief as a child does. When we leave the house during the day our old friend Snickers can't help but to get into trouble. He has already paralyzed himself once and it took many months of therapy but we got him back to his old self. But there is that chance he could do it again, so to try and help keep him from hurting himself any further we use child gates. ∙ Whether you have small children or pets you [...].