Dog fence conclusion
There are many reasons for using pet containment systems, including
health and reproductive issues, leash laws, housing covenants, and
good old neighborly courtesy.
wired or wireless pet fences are intended to be a correction deterrent
to your pet, not a punishment. Many of the more popular systems
are endorsed by national humane societies and animal organizations
such as the Humane Society of the US, the ASPCA, vets, vet publications,
animal behaviorists, and major university veterinary schools. They
are growing in popularity because of the comparative cost to wooden
privacy fences, masonry walls, or chain link fences.
that underground wired or wireless pet fences are meant to keep
your pet in; they cannot keep other pets out. If you have a contained
female dog that goes into season, it is strongly recommended that
you speak with your vet to discuss your options.
basic underground or wireless pet fence kits come with one waterproof,
lightweight receiver and a collar. If the included collar is not
the right size for your pet, you can buy a collar at your local
pet store and put the receiver on it. For each pet that you wish
to keep within the boundaries, you must purchase an additional receiver
and collar kit.
receiver is powered by a small 6-volt battery. Most kits come with
the first battery, but you must replace the battery at least every
three months for it to remain effective.
fencing cannot keep other people’s pets or wild animals out of your
type of fence protects your pets from thieves who might take a fancy
to your particular breed of dog.
of the type of fencing used for your dog – traditional or electronic
fencing – he should never be left unsupervised in the yard while
you are away.
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