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Power is out: what about my electric dog fence?

Many concerned pet owners dread power outages and fear that if their electric dog fence loses power it will fail and their dog will quickly run down the street. Electric dog fences provide excellent security in case of an outage. There are three things that ensure your electric dog fence will stay secure during any [...]

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Preventing Food Aggression

  There are many tips that can help prevent food aggression.

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Electric Dog Fence – How many levels of correction are need to be effective?

One Electric dog fence company says their containment collar has 128 levels of correction. Are more levels of correction better for training? Will it help training go quicker? First, let’s outline what “levels of correction” are: “Level of correction” is a term used to describe the intensity of the shock the dog will receive when [...]

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Electric Dog Fence – Don’t get one until you know this…

What is the most important part of an electric dog fence? Is it the wire? The transmitter? The containment collar? something else? All 3 physical parts of the electric dog fence system are equally important for containment success. You must have a transmitter that works well and is reliable during power outages… a collar that [...]

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Adopted Dog Safety – Important tips for new owners

Claire from Swansea, Massachusetts, just got an adopted dog from a rescue organization. She asked us a question lots of new owners have: “Should I get my newly adopted dog used to the house before I train him on the electric dog fence?” The answer to Claire’s question is “absolutely not.” Like a child moving [...]

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Wood fence, Electric Dog Fence, or both?

Electric Dog Fence plus a wood or chain link fence? You have a wooden, vinyl or chain link fence in your yard and your dog finds a way over, digs under or escapes through an unsecured gate. Can the Electric Dog Fence be used with a physical fence and  keep a dog from escaping? “I [...]

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Invisible Dog Fence- Will My Pet Get a Warning Beep Before He Gets a Shock?

One of the most common questions people ask about the electric dog fence is: “Will my dog receive a warning beep with the invisible dog fence collar before getting a shock at the boundary area.” The answer to this is “yes.” Here’s how electric dog fences work: A wire is buried a few inches below [...]

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Electric Dog Fence: Can the safe area include a pond?

Mary & Frank from Connecticut have a pond on their property and they like to let their dog go swimming occasionally. Mary, like many of our customers wondered if an Electric Dog Fence can include part of a lake or pond so that the dog can go into the pond without having to remove the containment collar [...]

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Invisible Dog Fence or shock collar?

What is the difference between a handheld remote shock collar and an electric or ‘invisible’ type dog fence? Consistency. The difference is mostly a matter of consistency, which in the training of any dog is extremely important. Electric Dog Fences provide a much more consistent and therefore a much more fair experience for the dog [...]

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Dog Training Secrets | Trick Your Dog

Want the answer to a better behaved, more reliable dog? Trick him. I mean it. Do this and you will have a fantastically well behaved dog that responds to commands reliably. Why trick your dog? Training your dog to learn ‘tricks’ is fun in and of itself. But training your dog to learn tricks for [...]

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