A pet needs to move around to be happy. The free movement of pets can however be inconvenient for an owner when a pet leaves the home and damage other people’s property. Such problems, caused by pets can be avoided by wireless fence installation. The wireless fence is an electronic fence that curbs a pet’s movement within set boundaries.

The wireless fence comes highly recommended by veterinaries since it has no negative effects to your pet. The underground fence is created with the intention of fitting different homes and compounds. You can also customize a wireless fence to fit your exact specifications.

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What to Consider When Buying a Wireless Fence

A pet owner should consider the following before buying an underground fence and proceeding with the wireless fence installation:

  • Look at the different wireless fence brands in the market and determine the area it covers. Get a powerful brand for larger areas.

  • Know the size of the pet. A receiver is the collar the pet wears. The receiver helps corrects the pet from venturing away of the set boundaries. Make sure the receiver is the right fit since some pets may have small necks.

  • Find out if the make of the wireless receiver includes a single or multiple correction receivers. Understand how the level of receiver correction will help your pet before deciding on one. Stubborn pets may need multiple receivers which help in controlling the pet.

  • Always look at the warranty of the underground fence before buying. A warranty assures you that the product is good and gives you an option of returning it, should it be defective.

How to Install a Wireless Fence

An individual can however do their own wireless installation.

Tools Needed for Installation

  • Matching anchors screws

  • Wire cutter

  • Ruler

  • Level

  • Phillips head screwdriver

  • Shovel

  • water proof wire splice


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  1. Have the underground utilities like cables lines, gas and telephone lines marked, so as to avoid damaging them accidentally when installing. These lines are very expensive to replace.

  2. Placing the underground fence wire and transmitter needs patience and focus. When placing the transmitter, put it an outlet specifically chosen for it.

  3. Avoid having to move the transmitter around. It is important for the outlet to be protected from both the wind and rain.

  4. The wireless fence wire releases boundary signal around the wire’s a radius that is why it is important to place the wire several feet outside the areas the pet can access. You can also configure the radius size.

If unsure about do-it-yourself wireless fence installation or are too busy to do it, get a professional to do it for you. The benefits of getting a professional include the money back guarantee since the professional has done it before and understands everything there is to know about wireless fence installation. Some also offer extra services like pet training.