Digital Frequency Encoding: The digital frequency encoding is a handy feature if you think a neighbor may also have an electric dog fence. This tech feature eliminates stray signal interference from neighboring dog fence systems and other signal generating devices. Nearby dog fence systems and other devices that generate similar signals can interfere with your electric dog fence causing signal interruption or unreliability.
Small & Lightweight: The eXtreme receiver collar is one of the lightest and smallest collars in the industry (surpassed only by the small dog specific PetSafe Elite Little Dog). Weighing in at only 1.1 ounces it is suitable for dogs right down to 8 lbs. For dogs smaller than that you’ll want to go for the PetSafe Elite Little Dog, which tones down the correction strength in addition to the small collar size)
Comfort Contacts: The eXtreme receiver collar uses unique conductive rubber contact points to increase collar comfort for your dog. While the comfort contact points conduct the correction just like metal contact points, they are softer and less irritating on your dog’s skin. The comfort contact points make this system the number one choice for dog’s with sensitive skin.
Correction Levels: Small and lightweight, the eXtreme Dog Fence® Add-On / Replacement Dog Collar accommodates dogs from 8-120 pounds. The receiver collar’s small and slender profile is more ergonomic than other collars on the market. It has 8 levels of correction to choose from, which are as follows. Setting 0 on your transmitter is a tone-only mode, used for training. Levels 1-5 are low to high correction levels. Levels 6 and 7 are progressive correction. This means that the collar senses how quickly your dog is moving toward the wire, and ramps up the correction level accordingly. Each collar can be individually set to ensure you can tailor the correction level specifically for each dog. The collar is powered by a lightweight 6 volt eXtreme battery that typically lasts between 3-4 months. To replace it, you just unscrew the compartment on the collar.
Battery Check: The patented Battery Check feature ensures you only change the battery when it is truly depleted. The Battery Check feature auto-activates every two hours to ensure you know as soon as your battery is low. Since battery output fluctuates depending on the environment and other factors the eXtreme collar requires 3 consecutive low battery triggers to set off the low battery indication.
Exceptional Waterproofing: Because the eXtreme collar does not have any buttons or dials on the collar itself, the waterproofing is really perfect. The collar can be fully submersed while functioning. Because of this feature we recommend the eXtreme dog fence for rainy climates as well as lake front installation or yards with ponds or pools.
Disposable Proprietary Battery: This collar uses a disposable proprietary battery. Most people prefer a rechargeable battery, a generic battery is second best because it’s easy to get your hands on. The proprietary battery is generally our least favorite but does have it’s virtues in this case. The eXtreme proprietary battery has a pretty impressive 4-6 month lifespan and their superior tech features include a sophisticated battery indicator that detects a true low battery so you only change it when it is depleted. For some people a battery change every 4-6 months is preferable over remembering to recharge daily.
Multiple Frequencies: The standout feature on the eXtreme transmitter is the multiple frequency selection. This feature ensures that your dog fence will work, uninterrupted, even if your neighbors install their own dog fence or there are other signal emitting devices around.
Adjustable Boundary Zone: The boundary zone width adjustment on the eXtreme system is completely digital so you can make really precise adjustments. The zone width can range from just a few inches to 32 ft. and the system is capable of remembering and returning to past settings.
Temp Check & Wire Check: is known for their attention to detail and techie system components. Their patented Temp Check and Wire Check diagnostic features automatically sense and adjust for temperature and electrical changes that could impact the performance of the dog fence boundary wire. This may seem unimportant in average climates but can actually make a significant difference in very cold temperatures or areas where the power is spotty at times.
25 Acre Capacity: The eXtreme PRO-Grade dog fence is capable of installations of 25 acres or less. While other fences in the same price point offer greater coverage, 25 acres is more than enough for most urban and suburban properties.
Lacks Battery Backup: Surprisingly, despite all the tech savviness at eXtreme, this system lacks battery backup in case of power failure. While the transmitter is very reliable, if the power goes out and the boundary goes down, your dogs will be unprotected.
You can expect it to take you a day or less to get your dog fence installed. You don’t even necessarily need to bury the wire. You may choose to secure the wire to the ground using dog fence staples. You can also staple it to a structure that is already present, such as a fence or a wall. It just depends on the terrain in your yard. In wooded areas, you can definitely secure the wire to the ground where there are rocks or tree limbs present. If you do decide to bury the wire, 1-3 inches is plenty deep enough. Using a power edger to create a trench will make the job easier for you. If you take a look at this link, it outlines all the specifics on how to install your electric dog fence: wire installation.
Also check out this page for full installation details, it may seem a little overwhelming but for the most part installing is relatively simple and requires nothing more but a little back bone and some really basic tools, but we have covered every possible detail of installation on this page: dog fence installation just click on the link and let us know if you have any questions… we are here to help.