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Old 08-19-2005, 10:37 AM
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Default new dog fences

People have been telling me about a new kind of electronic dog fence that does not require you to bury a wire. From what I am hearing it must use radio frequencies or something like that. Has anyone heard anything good/bad about these and possibly reccomend a good braind. This would be great for my two dogs since they always seem to wonder too far when I let them off of their leashes in our yard.


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Old 08-21-2005, 06:08 PM
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The one I have been looking at on Ebay is the "Petsafe JF-300 Wireless Pet Fence." Has anyone heard anything good about these?
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Old 08-21-2005, 06:10 PM
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nope i don't like invisible fences - they fail way too many times and in way too many ways. A "real" fence is a lot more reliable

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Old 08-21-2005, 06:55 PM
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my friends who have a dog have an invisible fence, and to get out the dog just ignores it now
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Old 08-22-2005, 09:29 AM
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My neighbors dogs break through the electronic fence. They also sometimes fail to work because of weather conditions and the battery in the collar. I also don't trust other stray dogs coming onto my property since it only tries to prevent your dog from leaving your property. I think a regular fence is a better idea.
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Old 08-22-2005, 09:38 AM
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Don't waste your money on an electric fence of any kind. The only dog I've ever seen it work on was a Lhasa Apso. If your dog sees something that it really wants, it'll be gone in an instant.
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