dog fence

March 27, 2017

2017 Dog Fence DIY Animal Photographer & Journalism Student Scholarship

For two years in a row we have offered scholarships to students in the fields of veterinary medicine and agriculture in an effort to contribute in the shaping of new industry professionals. After much feedback we are revisiting our program in order to provide funding to students whose academic efforts support other […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 14, 2016

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

    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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 6, 2016

Using Sheep for Vineyard Management? Consider Using Electric Dog Fences and E-Collars

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 […]
April 27, 2018

My Great Pyrenees Keeps Escaping – What Do I Do?

If you have ever parented a Pyrenees or added one to your farm to protect your livestock you know roaming is their second name. I can no longer count the number of times I have had to chase mine or drive for miles while chasing her GPS collar signal.  I live in […]
May 23, 2018

Thinking About An Invisible Dog Fence? – Five Things to Consider Before You Get Started

  When we first decided to have a large dog we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. What a surprise! The breeder had told us ours was a breed prone to be calm and would usually hang out under a tree. Our precious dog does love to hang out […]
May 30, 2018

18 Things That People Are Doing Wrong When Using Electric Dog Fences

We can’t emphasize it enough. Invisible fences are only as good as the quality of your installation and your level of commitment towards training. On a daily basis we receive calls from dog owners who are frustrated with their containment systems mainly because they did not do their homework beforehand. If you […]
June 20, 2018

What is Pressure Necrosis & Why No Dog Should Ever Have It

  We have heard every dog advocacy group talk about the dangers of using electric dog fence collars yet we continue to hear success stories from friends and neighbors. This dilemma has us questioning wether we should resort to invisible fencing as a support tool to keep our dogs safe and contained. […]
October 10, 2018

Do I need to Check My Electric Dog Fence Loop After Flooding or a Hurricane?

If you have an electric dog fence such as the YardMax or SportDog you are probably concerned about its reliability after a flood or major water event. The level of damage if any to your wire loop depends on the nature of your installation and other environmental factors such as water currents […]