If a web search led you to our website chances are you are a farmer looking for ways to protect your livestock while containing your livestock guardian. For anyone who has had the pleasure of owning dogs with bred for the protection of livestock the challenge of containment never ends. Italian Maremmas are incredibly smart […]

At www.dogfencediy.com we host the largest collection of questions & answers related to electric dog fences. We are not shy to let customers know that this containment solution may not be ideal for their specific needs and we are ready to patiently guide those whose dogs would benefit from having a training-based fence. Let’s take […]

What Is The Most Reliable Electric Dog Fence?

by Gajan Retnasaba on January 23, 2018

If you have been to the pound five times in the last six months and you are known in town as the guy who is constantly posting lost dog fliers in every single bulletin board we are not surprises you are now reading this article. Electric dog fences provide frustrated dog owners with the reinforcement […]

We are so glad you asked.  LGDs can be highly problematic when it comes to proper containment. There are significant challenges due to the large area that they cover as well as their tendency to roam or chase when defending the flock or herd under their care.  Owners of well-trained LGDs walk a fine line […]

We are frequently approached with the question of combining an electric wireless or wired dog fence with an integrated home security system. The concern arises from the idea that many home security systems use a wireless signal to convey changes in the environment such as windows and doors opening to the central unit of the […]

If you are a reluctant future electric dog fence owner you may want to become familiar with boundary protocols for dogs. Dogs are naturally territorial and easily establish visual queues that trigger behavioral changes. Teaching your dog to follow a boundary protocol will give you significant peace of mind and will reduce the likelihood of […]

An improperly fitted training collar is the second most common cause of failure in association to dog containment. Today we want to shift our focus from do-it-yourself electric dog fence installation to a topic that matters more that you will ever know. A properly fitted electric training collar starts early in the shopping process when […]

The temperament, disposition and behavior of a livestock guardian dog is significantly different from a shepherding dog. LGDs have a minimal response to pain and are genetically not predisposed to run away when confronting a situation that may trigger fear. True LGD breeds are very limited; the most common in the United States are Great Pyrenees, […]

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Top Five Invisible Electric Dog Fences For Dogs in 2017

by Gajan Retnasaba on June 14, 2017

What are the best electric dog fences? If you have been thinking about getting a training collar and electric invisible dog fence for your dog we want to help you make the best possible decision. Every year we review all the dog fences available in the market and rate them based on their design, trustworthiness, […]

If you are among the luck dog owners who constantly struggle with a dog whose heart is prone to wonder and somehow manages to Houdini his way of your eight foot high fence you need a backup solution that works. Many veterinary doctors recommend electric underground dog fence training as the best option to keep […]