Are Electric Dog Fences a Good Option for Huskies?

by Gajan Retnasaba on January 6, 2017

                                      We recently received a few questions from a wonderful family up north who is fortunate enough to have a team of sled dogs with both huskies and malamutes. These two breeds are the most commonly used […]

Problem Puppy? Should You Rehome, Re-train or Re-fence?

by Gajan Retnasaba on December 14, 2016

    The struggle is real. The lovely ball of fur that you brought home as a rescue has turned into your worst nightmare. The neighbors are complaining left and right and you are at your wits end. When the puppy came home the rescue organization had told you it was bound to be a […]

Keeping our dogs contained is not as simple as it seems. Many dog owners struggle making the proper decisions related to dog fencing. In fact, when it comes to dog adoption you may find that without a fence you may not have the coveted puppy you are looking to save. Wood fences such as a […]

Now that you have decided on installing your own electric dog fence, it is time to think about affordable and practical approaches to purchasing your wired dog fence and electric collars and installing your hardware in a way that makes sense. The first step is to select a wired dog fence offering sufficient coverage for […]

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. […]