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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 […]
June 10, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 19

Since I was a little boy I always had pets; from dogs to cats, cattle to horses, and every critter in between. My passion for furry, feathered, and four legged animals grew into a dream of becoming a veterinarian. And now, as I am fishing up my first year of veterinary school […]
June 11, 2013

How to be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 20

     Although we hate to compare our pets to people, for many, it really is true that our furry friends are just as much a part of the family as our children. They eat family meals with us (albeit crumbs from under the table), they sit on our laps to watch TV […]
June 11, 2013

How to Be A Better Pet-Owner: Finalist 21

    A close friend of mine recently adopted his first pet, a husky. Poor guy had no idea how much time, energy, and money went into owning a pet, regardless of what people told him. This idea that pet owning is easy is a common mistake that many people make. I believe […]
June 12, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 22

Dear Future Client, I wanted to take a moment of your time to introduce myself, so that you can get to know a little more about me.  I truly believe you want to be the best pet owner you can be.  I understand that you know your pet better than anyone else […]
June 12, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet-Owner: Finalist 23

When in college, most students are not ready to take on the job of parenting. I mean, studying for all those classes is enough without the extra work of caring for a baby. However, most college students do seem to think they are ready to care for a small animal, like a […]
June 13, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 24

A few nights ago I was working my shift at the emergency veterinary clinic when we had a patient come in for treatment. She was a five-month-old chow puppy who had been missing since Friday, and it was now Sunday—late afternoon. She was screaming with pain and very frightened. I assumed she […]
June 13, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 25

There are so many websites, TV shows and books out there giving advice on becoming the best pet owner possible. The only problem is they’re all written by humans, for humans! Well I’m here today to give the pet’s perspective. My name is Joker, I’m a Jack Russell Terrier and my mom […]
June 14, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 26

Veterinarians are typically seen as the “gentle doctor,” providing much needed care for society’s companion animals. Although clinical medicine is an important aspect of the veterinary field, it is also important for veterinarians to educate pet owners on proper care of animals. Using advice provided by veterinarians, you will be able to […]