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August 1, 2014

Dog Fences For Terriers

Terriers are known to be hard-headed and driven. Their compact, athletic body harnesses endless energy and they are known to test boundaries constantly. Digging is a common problem with all types of terriers. They are also known to jump fences. Another common problem with terriers is a drive to escape as soon […]
July 31, 2014

Best Dog Fence Ideas

For most of our customers a wireless or wired dog fence is just a part of the whole outdoor landscape. Many have sections of their house fenced with traditional fences or combining the power of an electric dog fence with the beauty and privacy of a wood or PVC fence. Here are […]
July 28, 2014

Dog Fence DIY 2014 Do-It-Yourself Hackathon

With fall around the corner, crafters, amateur handyman, carpenters and all manner of creatives are itching to complete outdoor or indoor projects to make the life of their dogs just a little better or just a little cuter or offer a money savings alternative to more expensive dog accessories or dog safety […]
July 23, 2014

Why do Dogs Run Away? & Simple Tips to Contain Escape Artists

One of the most frustrating experiences of dog ownership is having to deal with a dog with escape artist tendencies. A dog that finds a way out of their fence presents a risk to himself and to others and can cause great anxiety to their owners. Some breeds have a higher propensity […]
July 21, 2014

Ten Signs Your Stubborn Dog is not Under Control

There is a very fine line between loving your dog and letting them have their way. By letting a dog have their way you jeopardize their safety and the safety of others. If you are a new dog owner and you are having trouble with control use this handy list to help […]
July 10, 2014

Install an Electronic Dog Fence-It Might Just Save Your Dog, Your View & Your Dollars

  A dog’s ability to be obedient varies from dog to dog & breed to breed. If you have been struggling with an escape artist and it seems like every single week you are getting a call from the dog pound to pick up your pooch it is perhaps time to explore […]
July 7, 2014

Getting Your Yard Dog-Ready For The Fall & Winter

If you and your dog live in a four seasons region it is important to carefully plan your indoor and outdoor setup to ensure the safety and comfort of your dog. Summer is a great time to plan and purchase dog containment systems. The better, milder weather of fall often motivates dogs […]
June 23, 2014

The Pros & Cons of a Wireless or Invisible Fence ® -Electric Fence Reviews

If you are looking for a solution to contain your dog you have perhaps looked into having a professional installer such as Invisible Fence Brand come to your house and provide you guidance on the best dog fence for you. If the price of a professional dog fence installation is not within […]
February 2, 2010

Alternative Methods for Finding a Cut in the Boundary Wire

Sometimes the RF choke method for finding a cut in the underground dog fence wire just gives you no love. There are other options I have my wire around my acre lot, most of which is woods…and the wire is covered by leaves, twigs, etc. I cannot for the life of me […]
February 2, 2010

Invisible Fence* Conspiracy

This reader question is a real mystery? I suspect it is just a coincidence, but would love to hear a good explanation that is a bit more satisfying. Have you ever heard of a dog who has escaped his invisible fence perimeter and triggered a car alarm? Last summer, I was visiting […]
February 3, 2010

Running Boundary Wire Under a Deck

When doing a backyard dog fence installation, one way to complete the loop while still letting the dogs pass in and out of the back door is to drop the boundary wire under a rear deck. This way the vertical height of the deck over the boundary wire creates enough vertical separation […]
February 4, 2010

Invisible Fence* Indoor Pod Compatibility

System compatibility is an ongoing issue.  Unfortunately, systems are not highly intercompatible.  Despite Radio Fence owning Invisible Fence*, SportDog, PetSafe, and Innotek the systems are not mutually compatibly.   Indeed there is often not compatibility within systems.  For example new invisible fence collars are not compatible with old invisible fence systems and vice-versa.  […]
February 6, 2010

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog (often called a Blue Heeler by our friends down under), was bred to herd cattle over incredible large distances of central Australian cattle stations.   They are generally extremely high energy, and whip smart.  So you can see the attraction of a dog fence for this breed.  You want […]
February 6, 2010

Conduit Boundary Wire Questions – German Shepherd

My home is in the corner of 4 cleared acres with 3 of that in pasture. The other acre or so is backyard and pond. We have 20 acres total. I was looking at a wireless dog fence unit  just to keep them in the yard, but really want the dogs (shepherds) […]
February 7, 2010

Keeping the Dog Out of Garden Beds

Sometimes instead of keeping the dog contained Hi! I have a French Bulldog and an English Bulldog who’ve developed a taste for my drip sprinkler lines and sprayers. I don’t need an electronic fence to keep them in the yard; rather, it’s to keep the AWAY from my backyard flower beds. I […]
February 9, 2010

Dog Fence for LARPing Pitbulls

Just when I thought I had heard every electronic dog fence question there was, I got this LARPing question.  I particularly enjoyed how our reader just through in the word LARPing, assuming that I would know what that is. I have three, very playful, pitbull puppies. They are five months old now. […]