By Ricard Camus. Fence. Published at Thursday, February 28th, 2019 - 01:00:55 AM.
Yard size The size of your yard will influence your choice in Underground Dog Fence systems. Each system has a maximum size it can support from the DogTek Underground Dog Fence which supports up to 2 1/2 acres to the SportDog Underground Dog Fence which can enclose up to 100 acres.
Underground Fence Review and Guide Introduction and Considerations What is every dog owners first priority? Keeping your dog safe and secure! In many cases an underground dog fence may be just the ticket. Perhaps your homeowners association does not allow unsightly fencing that will contain your dog. Maybe the expense of a traditional fence is just not in your budget. Maybe your determined dog keeps finding ways through, under or over your traditional fence. Whatever the reason and underground dog fence, when properly installed and your dog properly trained, is an effective, humane and low cost solution
Underground Dog Fences Considered... Below are the pros and cons of the top selling underground fences available. Ranking for these products are based on a scale of one paw to five paws and rate the product for features and reliability.
Outside influences When deciding to install an underground dog fence you might have a tendency to think only about keeping your pet home and from this perspective they usually work very well. There are, however, outside influences you should consider before purchasing and installing your fence. One of the biggest downfalls of an underground dog fence is that, while it will keep your dog in, it cannot keep other dogs, wildlife, predators or people out. If you live in a busy neighborhood with a lot of foot traffic or a lot of people walking their dogs past your boundary line you might want to consider keeping your boundary far back from these areas or installing a traditional fence of some kind in this area of your yard. While you and your dog know the fence is there other people cannot see the fence and your dog lurking near the boundary may frighten some people and may invite other dogs to enter the yard to say hello. Signs indicating an underground dog fence is in place might help but they can be unsightly and people unfamiliar with the technology might not trust it and still become frightened. If you live in area where other dogs run loose an underground dog fence may not be for you as there will be no way for you to keep these dogs from entering your yard. The same goes for wildlife that your dog may chase or predators that may attack your dog. Most predators are active in the evenings and after dark so with proper precautions such as keeping your dog inside during these times you can usually avoid problems. With wildlife some dogs will get so hot on the chase that they will run through the fence and get stuck on the outside with no way to get back in until you notice their transgression. A fence with stronger correction levels and more intensive training may overcome this problem.
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