In-ground Invisible Dog Fence
Many wired systems are available to contain your pet. These systems have a transmitter, wire, and receiver collar. First, you must bury the wire in the shape of your desired containment area. This takes a little longer than the wireless option. But it provides a more custom shaped boundary than most wireless systems. Also, this is usually a more consistent signal as well as long as the wire is in good shape. However, you must repair breaks in the wire to maintain the boundary. Digging, erosion, etc can all expose the wire to potential damage.
Wireless Invisible Dog Fence
With a wireless transmitter and a receiver collar for your dog, an invisible boundary is created to keep your dog in your yard. There are many different models available from companies like PetSafe, Havahart Wireless, even Motorola has an invisible dog fence system out. Most of these wireless systems create a circular boundary. However, there are several that provide a custom shape. The DE Border Patrol system is a GPS-based system. So, you can adjust the boundary based on a GPS pin.
Whether you choose an in-ground or wireless system, training your dog is one of the most important aspects for success. If you aren’t willing to spend time with your dog in training, it will not be successful. So, your dog will be frustrated, discouraged, or terrified. There are many great videos on this, and each system includes instructions on how to properly train your dog. Make sure to check those out to provide the greatest chance for a successful boundary for you and your dog.
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