It is understandable that dog owners have questions about placing an invisible fence. Below we address, owners frequently asked questions.
Is it safe?
This is the number one concern of all dog owners and the answer is yes. The correction the dog feels from the collar, has a similar effect, to splashing a very cold glass of water on your face. It is recommended, you let the professionals set it up, to make sure it is the correct setting for your dog based on its personality, breed and age. If you have additional concerns, feel free to reach out to your veterinarian.
How long will it take to train the dog?
A training period for a dog should be around six days when you follow the guidelines. The training techniques are gentle and humane. It typically only takes the dog feeling the correction once or twice before the sound alone is enough for them to not go any further.
How often should I replace the batteries?
This is an important question as the batteries in a collar must be replaced prevent your dog from escaping. It is recommended you replace the batteries every three months.
Can an Invisible fence be used for all dogs?
The invisible fence can be used for almost any breed, size and age of dog if the settings are adjusted properly. The system has thousand of custom setting that your professional pet trainer can work with based on your pets’ needs.
Is the collar waterproof?
Yes, the collar can be submersed into ten feet of water.
If you are thinking about putting in an invisible fence, call a professional who can help guide you through the process and make sure you and your pet are happy and safe.
For more information on an invisible dog fence, contact Pet Freedom Hidden Fence today!