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Keeps the big dog at bay. You need to choose your cable with a big clip if you want to attach to main rod. Easy to install with screwdriver as lever. Got loose after a few weeks but retightened it and good as new.
My 100+ lbs dog pulled this right out without even trying. He tends to freak out when I bring out the water hose to give him a bath. I was going to get a regular stake but figured I cold use all the help I could get since my dog is so big. He danced around a bit and pulled the stake right out.
The stake itself seems well built but I don't really see how the design helps prevent pulling to the side. For big dogs they should have made something that goes deeper to prevent side movement.
It was worth a shot. I don't regret buying this since it is a nice stake, but you can get a regular stake as the added parts don't make a difference.
I have a 60 lb labrador retriever. I had her hooked to this with a 25 foot tie-out cable while I was at the park studying. This stake stays put fine if I just hook her leash to it, but she took off after a squirrel and it broke the "ground lock", bent the top of the stake so bad that I can't use it anymore, and actually broke out of her harness too.
So I would not recommend using this stake with a long tie-out cable for anything larger than a small dog. This would probably hold up fine for a small dog on a long tie-out cable, a medium dog on a leash or 10-15ft tie-out cable, or a large dog on just a leash --- IN MY ESTIMATION.
seems like a good product. wish it would have worked out for me. I like how it can be moved and the chain where the tie out attaches is free to help keep the let from winding around it. how ever this is simply not very solid in sandy soils. I live in Florida and we mostly have sand. I tried it in different areas of my yard and it was indeed tough for me to screw it all the way into the ground but 1 tug and it just popped right back out. I really wanted my pup to have that extra circumference to run but it just didn't work for me.
Despite the description this product does rust. Bought two of these and one has rusted about 1.5 years later. Both became bent with regular use. The top broke off one of them after installing it in a different ground for the 3rd/ 4th time. I have switched to Malier 360° Swivel Dog Tie Out Stake which I absolutely love.
I needed a tie out for my golden retriever. We have multiple bunnies in our yard and he is inclined to go after them. This tie out worked fine the first few times he was out. But.....the first time he saw a bunny, off he went, entire screw in piece dragging behind him. It did slow him down when the giant screw piece got caught in some bushes though. When I installed this, I was sure it would hold him....I couldn’t budge it. I was wrong. He’s about 63 lbs, so not huge. Now, he’s tied to a cinder block. He can move it but not more than a foot. Not as attractive as the Intella-stayk product.
The good news is it didn't break; the bad news is my dog is strong enough to still remove it from the ground. I would suggest for less muscular dogs. Mine weighs about 80 to 100 lbs but is solid muscle.