stubborn dog training

November 30, 2018

Do I Really Need to Bury The Wire For My Electric Dog Fence?

If you are at the end of your rope and your dog has escaped more times than you can count with hands and toes you have landed in the right place. One of the big considerations when it comes to electric dog fences relates to the burden and complexity associated to the […]
October 16, 2018

Is Your LGD A Wonderer and at Risk of Being Shot By A Neighbor? Setting up an Electric Dog Fence May Save its Life

If you live in a farm and your setting is mainly agricultural hearing stories about dogs being shot is not news to you. It breaks my heart each time I hear about dogs injured by firearms that die slowly or end up maimed or blind because the caliber of the weapon used […]
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 […]
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. […]
June 8, 2018

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 […]
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 […]
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 14, 2018

Best Electric Dog Fences and Invisible Dog Containment Systems for 2018

When temperatures begin to rise wildlife becomes more active; we see more squirrels and bunnies get busy having babies. If you are a dog owner and your pup is nothing more than a sneaky escape artist this means additional work, extra stress and endless hours of chasing and searching for your pup. […]
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 […]
September 16, 2014

Ways to Improve the Quality of Life of Your Dog by: K. Bollag

K. Bollag currently attending Yale University is one of our finalists for the wireless dog fence 2nd annual scholarship. Here is her essay: In my favorite photograph from my early childhood I am reading to my best friend. “Reading” for the three-year-old me was looking at the pictures in the book and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 9, 2016

Using Electric Dog Fences With Aggressive Breeds: The Pros and Cons

Recently we received this note looking for advice on how to properly and safely contain a dog that has demonstrated aggressive behaviors:   Dear Dog Fence DIY, My wife Mary and I are facing significant challenges keeping our dog Kera contained. Kera is a large mixed breed dog that came from an […]
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 […]