dog fence

April 13, 2018

Do Electric Dog Fences Interfere with Home Security Systems Such as ADT?

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 […]
April 13, 2018

Can My Livestock Guard Dog Wear An Electric Dog Fence Collar 24/7

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 […]
April 12, 2018

How to Train Your Dog to Follow a Boundary Protocol in Combination with Dog Fence

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 […]
March 27, 2018

Using Electric Dog Fences with Maremma Dogs – What Works and What Doesn’t

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 […]
February 8, 2018

Can Pitbulls & Bully Breeds Be Contained Using Invisible Electric Fences?

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 […]
January 23, 2018

What Is The Most Reliable Electric Dog Fence?

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 […]
January 17, 2018

Can My Livestock Guard Dog Wear An Electric Dog Fence Collar 24/7

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 […]
December 13, 2017

Do Electric Dog Fences Interfere with Home Security Systems Such as ADT?

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 […]
September 26, 2016

Electric Dog Fence Training-Day Three

  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 […]
October 11, 2016

Calming Treats For Dog Fence Training

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 […]
November 16, 2016

Does my Electric Dog Fence Wire Need to be Buried or Can it Be Exposed?

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 […]
December 6, 2016

Split Rail or Picket Fence Not Keeping Your Dog Contained? Consider a Secondary Dog Fence System

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 […]
January 6, 2017

Are Electric Dog Fences a Good Option for Huskies?

                                      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 […]
February 3, 2017

Where Can I Find a Good Wireless Dog Fence?

                                          So you read about the Havahart Wireless Dog Fence and you are desperately looking for one. The practicality of having a wireless dog fence seems to make sense for you. To […]
April 25, 2017

Using Electric Dog Fences to Separate Alpacas & Other Camelids From Goats

Electric dog fences and electric collars are not necessarily exclusive to dogs. With a little creativity and good planning you can install an affordable electric dog fence to help you contain or cross-fence a variety of critters. Just like a real cross fence, an electric dog fence can help you restore depleted […]
May 22, 2017

What Happens When I Add Electric Radio – Based Perimeter for My Dog In The Same Area Where I Have Electrified Fence to Keep Livestock Contained?

Electric dog fences for the containment of farming, shepherding or flock dogs is essential in ensuring the safety of livestock. The fact is, we have dogs to protect our cattle and we don’t want our dogs to be exposed to the type of correction associated with a hot cattle wire which serves […]