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March 9, 2015

What is the True Cost of Electric or Invisible Fences?

  Dog owners are in for a surprise when they request a quote for a professionally installed invisible fence®. Having a fence installed in an average suburban backyard can run as high as $2,500. The costs associated with installing a wired dog fence in a farm or ranch through a professional installer […]
March 6, 2015

Why Responsible Breeders Are Using Electric Dog Fences

Canine husbandry if done responsibly results is some of the finest, best trained specimens for specific dog breeds. With spring right around the corner many experienced dog breeders, specifically those who specialize in working breeds have begun the preparations of exterior grounds to facilitate exercise as well as training in breed-specific tasks […]
February 26, 2015

Protecting Your Dog from Kitchen Accidents. Learn How the Wireless Dog Fence Can Help You

Curious, stubborn, hungry or playful dogs can get in a lot of trouble when it comes to kitchens. Every year veterinary doctors report thousands of accidents, specifically scalding and burns associated to dogs pulling stuff from stoves or counters or owners accidentally tripping on the dog while carrying hot liquids such as […]
February 23, 2015

Using Underground Dog Fencing Solutions to Tackle Digging Dogs

For many home owners a wired underground dog fence is not necessarily the primary type of fencing. A good and solid dog fence, forged iron fencing or even a well constructed brick wall will not stop a dog prone to digging. Some dogs are natural diggers and the trait is actually considered […]
February 19, 2015

Getting Ready For Spring: How to Protect Your Vegetable Garden From Digging Dogs

For most gardeners this is a season focused on the planning and preparation of our landscaping projects for spring. From starting seedlings indoors to selecting the cultivars that we will display in our prized flowerbeds. If you are like most gardeners and share a passion for pets just as much as you […]
February 17, 2015

How an Electric Dog Fence Can Help You Preserve Your Coveted Golf View

  Having a superior view from your backyard increases the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces as well as the value of your property. for many homeowners buying a house with a golf view is the realization of a lifetime dream. With more and more golf courses opening across the nation we have […]
December 11, 2014

How to Use Wired Fence or E-Collar to Protect Your Flock from Your Dogs

When we think about flock protection we often neglect to consider homegrown risks like our own dogs. If your dog is not a breed specifically bred to guard your flock you can safely assume that their instinct will be that of a predator. Domestic dogs, including those belonging to you as well […]
September 24, 2014

Giving Back to Man’s Best Friend

Finalist: Amy McBirney Cal Poly San Luis Obispo The key to improving quality of life for our canine companions in the future is to educate owners about the essential physical and social needs of their cherished, loyal pets. For years, Man’s Best Friend has faithfully rescued, fought, waited, worked, played, and served, […]
November 16, 2009

GPS Electric Dog Fence Systems

We often get asked about how well GPS dog fence systems work?  And what are the differences between inground electric dog fence systems and GPS system? Unfortunately at the moment there really are no GPS electric dog fences. There are GPS systems to track your dog, such as the  Garmin’s Astro 220 […]
November 17, 2009

Winter, Snow and Your Electric Dog Fence

How does an electric dog fence cope with snow and the winter? As the weather is starting to get colder and the first light flurries begin to fall, we frequently get asked how a dog fence can be used in areas where snow accumulated up to a few feet thick.  The boundary […]
November 18, 2009

Good Swimming Dog Fence Collars

Which electric dog fence system has good collars for dogs that like to swim?  What dog fences have good waterproofing? For dogs that love to swim (we are talking about you Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever … or any other breed with Retriever in the […]
November 18, 2009

Double Trouble – Training Two Dogs Together

How do I train two(2)/three(3)/four(4)/five(5) dogs? Training two, three, or even four dogs on an underground dog fence system is done in a similar manner to the standard dog fence training.  But there are a few extra issues you should be aware of. Train only one dog at a time. While you […]
November 19, 2009

Best Electric Dog Fences for Two or More Dogs

Following on from yesterday’s post on how to train two dogs on a system, today’s post looks at the best multiple dog systems for those of you containing two, three, four, or even five dogs.  (At least around here, if you have more than five dogs you need a pound license, not […]
November 21, 2009

Dogs That Avoid the Fence Boundary

For some dogs, after they get the first correction, they stay well away from the boundary line.  Some dogs will stay on the porch, and others will stay very close to the edge of the building. This is normal and even a good sign.  The dog got the idea that they get […]
November 23, 2009

Continuous Loop Tip

We receive lots of questions on how to design a dog fence system. And we are happy to go over customer layouts and use our experience suggest ways to optimise the layout to make the system more effective or to make installation easier. But, there is one little design tip that would […]
November 23, 2009

Hiring A Contractor to Install Your Dog Fence

So you want to put in a underground dog fence, and you know what kind of system you want, but you can’t put it in yourself. Who should you turn to do the installation for you? First,check your assumptions.  Installing a system is not at all difficult.  For an inground system like […]