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.
Installing Fencing Around Your Home TOOLS REQUIRED- Post hole digger, long handled pointed shovel, string line, measuring tape, power saw with plastic cutting blade, extension cords, concrete mixing tub, 4 level. A tripod and level can be rented and if your property is sloped, will come in handy to keep lines of
HOW TO CLEAN VINYL FENCE: Materials Needed: * Water hose * bucket of soapy water or spray bottle of vinyl cleaning solution. * Soft cloth rags * Soft scrub brush (for tougher stains or dirt) Level of Difficulty: * 2 - Vinyl fencing is relatively easy to clean but can require a little elbow grease or extra
Cleaning: A few reasons why you would need to clean your vinyl fence would be: dirt and/or grass from the ground accumulating on the fence due to cutting the grass, leaves or other debris after a storm and rarely; you will notice a type of chalk build up develop on parts
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.
Temperament of dog Another important factor in choosing the right system is the temperament of your dog. If your dog is mild mannered or timid (what I call The Home Body) then you may be able to get by with low levels of correction. If you have an energetic or curious
Treated Wood Post: Pressure treated wood post have a chemical that is resistant to rot and bugs. The tag on the end of the post at most retail chains like (Home Depot or Lowes) will tell you if it is good for ground contact. I have seen a lot of
Size of your dog The size of your dog is an important factor in choosing the right system. A small dog between 5 lbs and 12 lbs needs a receiver collar that delivers lower correction levels than you would need for a larger dog. By the same token a medium sized
What is an underground dog fence? An underground dog fence is a system consisting of a radio transmitter, wire that acts as a transmitting antenna and a collar with a receiver that picks up the radio signal from the fence when your dog gets too close. When your dog enters
Remote Training A couple of these systems come with a remote control that allows you to use the collar for additional training functions where the dog may be some distance from you. These systems are the Innotek Fencing Standard Contain and Train Dog Fence and the Innotek Fencing UltraSmart Contain and
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