Calming Treats For Dog Fence Training

by Gajan Retnasaba on October 11, 2016

Let’s talk dog fence training treats. If you have been hard at work looking for a solution to keep your stubborn dog contained chances are you now know that electric dog fences are all about training contrary to wires used to keep cattle enclosed a trained dog will only be exposed to static correction during […]

You may be wondering if you read our title right. The answer is yes. Using sheep for weed management prior to bud break has been a common practice among many traditional vineyards. For years this was achieved using pastoral care to ensure the sheep remained within the assigned area. Pastoral teams made of one or […]

Electric Dog Fence Training-Day Three

by Gajan Retnasaba on September 26, 2016

  Day three is all about reinforcement and expansion. By now your dog most likely understands the basic responses associated to visual feedback as provided by the flags and it has a sense of what is likely to happen when approaching certain areas. With this idea in mind day three will require three sessions of […]

Electric Dog Fence Training-Day Two

by Gajan Retnasaba on September 22, 2016

Getting your dog to understand invisible boundaries is the key to proper training when using electric dog fences. In many instances the primary barrier will be the electric wired fence. In many others the electric fence will be secondary to a physical fence and aimed at providing a second layer of protection to contain dogs […]

Electric Dog Fence Training – Day One

by Gajan Retnasaba on September 15, 2016

  Now that your fence is installed it is time to teach your dogs proper responses to electrical and sound stimulation produced by the dog e-collar. Let’s review step-by-step what you need to do the first day after your electric dog fence is fully installed: Collar Fit First things first, The electrical dog fence only […]

  Let’s talk electric dog fence training. Radio-based wired dog fences are all about training. It is wrong to think about an invisible fence and e-collar as an out-of-the box solution that will work instantly. The goal of electric dog fences is to teach your dogs to remain within boundaries through sound and sensorial feedback. […]

  If you have been exploring the possibility of installing a wired dog fence in lieu of other more expensive forms of dog containment we would not be surprised if you have a ton of questions and certainly some hesitation related to their effectiveness, regulations for your area and the safety of your dog. Most […]

Recently we received this note looking for advice on how to properly and safely contain a dog that has demonstrated aggressive behaviors:   Dear Dog Fence DIY, My wife Mary and I are facing significant challenges keeping our dog Kera contained. Kera is a large mixed breed dog that came from an abusive home. We […]

Buying and installing electric dog fences can by a life-saving and money saving move. Electric dog fences and training collars have improved tremendously allowing dog owners to use levels of correction that work without having concerns regarding injury or trauma. But before you make the move and buy one here are a few questions you […]

Affordable Invisible Dog Fence Options

Can You Install Your Own Electric Dog Fence?

by Gajan Retnasaba on June 2, 2016

If your quote from Invisible Fence is way too high and you are looking for an affordable option installing your own wired electric dog fence may be the way to go. In contrast to a traditional wood or PVC fence a wired dog fence is a far more economical option that can be installed in […]