Dog Fence Planning Twisted Wire

Dog Fence Planning Twisted Wire What is twisted dog fence wire and how does it work? The most misunderstood part of the electric dog fence is twisted wire. At its core, twisted wire is actually pretty simple. Twisted wire is (as the name alludes to) 2 dog fence wires twisted together. You can purchase pre-twisted wire (we recommend this) or, with a little elbow grease and some spare time, twist your own wire. Twisted wire plays an indispensable role in the function of your electric dog fence. Twisting two wires together creates a neutral wire that does not activate the warning or correction on your dog’s collar. The twisted wire… Read More Continue Reading

Dealing With Fence Fear

Dealing With Fence Fear Fence fear is a term we use to describe a dog who appears fearful or extremely cautious of the new electric dog fence systems. Some dogs may show fence fear in response to the correction, the boundary flags, or the the warning tone. The approach to dealing with fence fear in a dog is tied to the cause of the fence fear and the severity of the dog’s reaction. A dog scared of an electric fence needs to be taken very seriously. Flag and/or Warning Tone Fear Some dogs are very sensitive to changes in their routine or surroundings. For dogs like these the appearance of… Read More Continue Reading

Perimeter Technologies

Perimeter Technologies Keeping dogs safe has been the main goal of Perimeter Technologies for more than 35 years. Part of the team who originally designed and developed the Invisible Fence brand, they have continued to engineer the most innovative and reliable do-it-yourself electric dog fencing on the market. Offering the world’s most advanced DIY dog fence designed and manufactured by pet owners and pet lovers right here in the USA. They remain at the forefront of technological advances in the electronic pet containment industry. In the late 1980’s Perimeter took a fresh approach to an existing product – the electric dog fence. They used the existing containment systems as a… Read More Continue Reading

How To Choose The Right Electric Dog Fence Wire

How To Choose The Right Electric Dog Fence Wire Common Dog Fence Wire Gauges Electric dog fences are most commonly designed with 20-gauge (thinnest), 18-gauge, 16-gauge, or 14-gauge (thickest) wire. 20-gauge wire is what you will find in most pre-packaged do-it-yourself fencing kits. Most professionally installed systems use the more substantial 14 or 16 gauge wire. Whether you’ re replacing a section of your existing fence or wiring your yard from scratch, you can easily find a relatively inexpensive and compatible wire for your project. Regardless of gauge, you should choose only a stranded or solid insulated wire rated for burial preferably polyethylene or plastic coated works best. You can… Read More Continue Reading

In-Ground Dog Fences

In-Ground Dog Fences Need Help? Call Our Experts at (800) 305-6116 If your dog runs away an in-ground dog fence may be the perfect solution. What Is An In-Ground Dog Fence? An in-ground dog fence (also known as an underground dog fence or a hidden dog fence) is a containment system designed to keep your dog (or cat) within a certain boundary without the use of physical barriers. An in-ground dog fence system consists of a transmitter, perimeter wire, and receiver collar. The transmitter is installed within your home, garage, or shed and connected to the perimeter wire. The wire will be used to create a loop starting and ending… Read More Continue Reading

Wireless Dog Fence

Wireless Dog Fence Wireless dog fences are a great option for those people who cannot or do not want to bury wire in the ground, those who desire portability, and those who plan to use their containment system in the field. Electric dog fences used to be limited to the traditional buried wire variety, but no more! While the traditional in-ground electric dog fence is still the more reliable and customizable choice, the newer wireless options are increasing in popularity. Find Out More About Wireless Dog Fence Systems Wireless Dog Fence Benefits Wireless dog fencing offers many more options today than in the past. Manufacturers offer indoor wireless fences, outdoor… Read More Continue Reading

Electric Dog Fences

Electric Dog Fences Pet containment systems for dogs and cats are often a necessary way to keep your pets safe. Available in a variety of models, you’ll find a eXtreme pet containment system that works for you. Allow your dog or cat to safely enjoy time outdoors without the threat of wandering away. Wireless pet containment systems are ideal for those who can’t have a physical fence or don’t want one. Remove an unsightly fence for the security of an in-ground, instant or wireless pet containment system. What to Look for in a Wireless Pet Containment System Ease of installation – Your DIY wireless pet containment system should be easy… Read More Continue Reading

PetSafe In-Ground Dog Fences

PetSafe In-Ground Dog Fences You absolutely don’t have to spend thousands of dollars building a fence that will spoil the style of your home and your ability to move around your yard. The best-selling electric dog fences are here to provide you with fast, easy, cost-effective and noninvasive pet fence products. Unlike the traditional physical fence, the eXtreme In-Ground Fence is invisible. Yes, you’ve read that right. But no magic is involved here. The science behind the system involves burying wires underground, using flags to mark boundaries, and having your dog wear an electronic collar that will remind him through a beep or a static correction of the boundary that… Read More Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Electric Dog Fence

Description An electric dog fence is a relevant solution to pet problems and an aid to your four-legged friend’s well-being. However, one must consider numerous pros and cons to see what kind of barrier is right for them. This article aims to help you with relevant information. In this day and age, the backyard may not be as safe as it seems. Bad neighbors, the ability to catch diseases and threats to physical safety are just some of the many problems that your pup may encounter there. Many pet owners have taken to purchasing a wireless pet fence for convenience, yet there are many pros and cons to consider. Let’s… Read More Continue Reading

Common Behavior Issues in Dogs and How to Fix Them

Dogs can often develop behavior problems because some underlying triggers that dog owners aren’t aware of. What happens is that some things in your dog’s life might be causing him to behave differently and you might not be completely aware of what could be the reason behind your dog’s barking at night, chewing on furniture or biting. Whether your a new or an experienced dog owner, each dog is different and requires a different approach in training and handling which is why it is completely normal that you might be puzzled about how to manage your dog better and how to make him stop doing those annoying habits he developed.… Read More Continue Reading