invisible fence

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. […]
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 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 12, 2010

Invisible Fence on a Goat

According to this article, Invisible Fence* works not only on dogs, but also on goats. Scientists at Montana State University wanted to see if they could use an electric dog fence on goats to see if they could keep them confined. The idea of the exercise was to Interestingly, they did not […]
May 25, 2010

Two Dogs with only one Dog on a invisible fence

Can I have one dog on a dog fence and one dog not on the fence? Will my dog get confused? I have two dogs: A German Shepard-Lab-Husky mix that is about 80 lbs and has a high pain threshold. He loves to run and chase every critter he can find. The […]
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 […]