Does your dog like to get out of your property?
An Electric Dog Fence is your solution, and you can definitely do it yourself. It is a simple task!
Just place a complete loop of boundary wire around your property, and connect it to the transmitter. Then, you put a special receiver collar on your dog.
Learn About How an Electric Dog Fence Works
So, you are thinking of getting an electric dog fence system? An underground dog fence is an excellent choice for containing your dog. Let’s take a moment to talk about how a dog fence works and why it is such a great solution for keeping your dog at home with you, where he or she belongs.
Firstly, let’s establish that an underground fence, versus a wireless fence is a much better choice. Although wireless is effortless to install, there are many variables that can cause a wireless fence to fail. If you want the most dependable, customizable, best invisible dog fence available, read on to learn about how our American-manufactured eXtreme Dog Fence® works. You can shop for the best electric dog fence systems here.
Components of an Inground Dog Fence
There are 3 crucial components of a pet containment system. These include dog fence wire, a dog fence transmitter, and a special receiver collar that your dog wears. The transmitter, located inside of your home, is the brains of the operation. It transmits a radio signal throughout the dog fence wire. Along with our manual our extreme videos help you learn how to program your transmitter with ease.
Your electric dog fence wire, which is buried around your property, creates a border that you have designed yourself. Although your border is customizable, you must always establish a complete loop back to your transmitter in order for the fence to work.
The dog wears an invisible fence collar, which triggers when he approaches a predetermined distance in front of your dog fence wire. This collar is powered by Perimeter 6-volt Extreme invisible fence batteries. While Invisible Fence® is a trade mark, most brands generically called underground dog fences work almost identically and offer a cheaper product with comparable quality, and underground dog fence can solve most of your pet scape issues and can be installed for a fraction of the cost of an Invisible Fence Brand® containment system.
The original Electric fence was created by William Peck who founded the first pet containment system in 1973 and still exists as a national brand in the form of a nationwide dealer network and some shops being corporately held by its now mother corporation Petsafe. Invisible Fence brand batteries can only be purchased through authorized dealers invisible Fence the brand in itself is equal weight in comparison to other brands, competition has evolved over the years and you can now find various brands available through professional installation and retail DIY Dog fence system.
Electric Dog Fence Correction
The concept of static correction is the same as is used in dog behavior training. Here is what it feels like to your dog. Run across the carpet in your socks and then touch a doorknob. That is a static shock, which is similar to what the dog feels when he receives a static correction. With the extreme Dog Fence® there are 7 different levels of correction to choose from, in addition to a beep-only mode used for training.
A Word About Dog Fence Wire
There are many different gauges of wire available for your pet fence. You will find 20-gauge wire, 18 gauge, 16 gauge wire, and 14 gauge. With so many options, how does one know which wire to choose? Here is some advice from the experts.
Though 20- and 18-gauge wire is inexpensive, it is not an ideal choice. This is because it is thin and very vulnerable to breakage or wearing down over time. A cheap dog fence comes with this type of thin dog fence wire. Logically, you may be focused on finding a fence for sale at a low price point, but keep in mind that you get what you pay for.
16-gauge wire is a step in the right direction, but still not the best selection.
The best fence comes with 14-gauge dog fence wire. If you want your dog fence wire to last a long time, 14-gauge wire is the way to go, without a doubt. Our 14-gauge wire is designed to last a lifetime. It will not degrade or break unless a blade is taken to it. In addition to this, the performance of your fence will be enhanced by its superior signal conductivity.
In fact, our 14-gauge dog fence wire is so durable that you don’t even need to bury it if you don’t want to. You can simply use fence staples to tack it to the top of the ground.
American made products are synonymous with quality. Now that you know how our electric fence kit works, why not give it a try with your family dog? Do you still have questions about how our extreme Dog Fence® works? Our US-based customer service agents are here to help you with any questions you may have, 7 days a week. You can reach us at 800-305-6116.
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Great product and service! Highly…
By Mike O. on 07/10/2018
We live in rural Alabama. We had used one of the radio type dog fences for our 3 German Shepherds for some time, they knew that there were places they could get out and not get penalized. We purchased this and installed approx 1400 ft of wire without any splices except where the twisted wire connects it to the unit. I started…Read more
a police K9 handler and was looking…
By lindsee on 03/14/2018
I am a police K9 handler and was looking for the best underground fencing system to help protect my K9 at home. I came across this Extreme Dog Fence system that I was very interested in for the fact that it came with everything I was looking for and could not find anywhere else. I could not find any other fencing system that came…Read more
Great System & Customer Service…
By LabLover on 0712/2014
Very easy to wire and install components. We ran 1,500′ of wire to cover two acres +, and HIGHLY recommend renting a good trencher, or a landscaper-quality lawn edger. We rented a professional grade edger for $50 a day, and it cut a perfect 3″ deep trench, 1/2″ wide (it could go from one-inch to six-inch depth). My husband…Read more
Quality product. Very pleased with purchase…
By Jim F. on 10/15/2018
I’m one to research the heck out of things, and I narrowed my wired dog fence system down to two and chose this. Two weeks later I couldn’t be more pleased. I wanted smallest collar unit to be least cumbersome to my dog, yet durable and most features and level of settings. I went with pro grade option and 1,000′ of cable…Read more
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