Pet Fencing ~ Fences for Pets ~ Dog/Cat Fences


Underground fences for pets have become popular to pet owners. Underground fences or hidden fences are not actually a fence. It is a term used for radio-signaled device used by pet owners as containment system. Depending on the type of system, this device operates with the use of wire, installed underground or above ground that transmits a radio signal that a wire, acting as an antenna, turns into an electromagnetic wave and transmit a radio signals to a receiver collar worn by the dog. When the collar gets within range of the boundary, it emits a warning tone audible to the dog, and when the collar crosses the boundary, it emits a signal that causes a static-like shock.

This type of containment has been used to most states that have a dog containment law. Pet owners cannot let their pets to wander the neighborhood freely. There are other ways to contain a pet, such as, cages, chain links and even with the use of traditional physical fence.

Unlike the traditional fence, this system is easy to install and maintain. It is less expensive than putting up a fence or chain link fences. You can use a hidden fence to surround areas that you want to protect such as your pool or garden without having to add an unsightly fence. This system is usually acceptable with neighborhood associations that do not approve physical fences. This is also a great alternative if your do not want physical fence hindering your view of the neighborhood. This type of system is also great for indoors to keep dogs out of certain area or rooms inside your house.

Training is necessary in using this type of fence. When the dog learns to return to the yard after hearing the tone it is time for the dog to experience the physical correction give him/her a reward or praise. After about a week, try off leash training. Slowly, the dog will learn his/her boundary.


Traditional Fences for Pets

Your pet needs to exercise and roam around for them to become more active and healthy. However, you also need to contain your pet especially if you are not always around to supervise. Containment system is used not just to confine your pet but also protect them from harm and danger of cars that passes the street or protect the people that they might harm. There are several types of pet supplies that can be classified as pet containment system. Some of these are pet gates, dog crates, pet carrier, pet vehicle restraints, Visable Fences and dog houses.

Pet Gates are used to contain your pet in certain area in your house. This type of pet containment comes in different styles and models that would suit your preferences. There are specially designed for hallways, doorways and stairways. There are also hard-ware mounted, which is fastened to the wall frames with the use of screws. Pressure-mounted gates are easy to install without the use of tools. Pressure-mounted relies on the pressure of wall frames to keep them in place.

Dog Crates is another form of pet containment. This is ideal containment for hyper active pets and tends to get into mischief when in home alone. This comes in different styles and sizes to fit your pet. This may be used as pet carrier. Pet Carrier is used when your pet is being transported. Look for airline approved pet carriers.

Pet Vehicle Restraints is ideal type of pet containment when traveling by car. This will keep you pet in one place and can avoid mishap that could be dangerous for both owner and the pet.

Visible Fences are ideal to keep your pet inside the boundaries. A traditional picket fence or snow fence may be used, but many other types of Fencing work well if not better, ie ... Fence Panels, Close board/feather board etc

Dog Houses are great option if you do not want your pet inside your house. Not only does this contains your pet, it also provides shelter.

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