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How an Invisible Electric Dog Fence Works

You want to protect your pets. Or perhaps you want to protect your pets as well as protecting others from them, for example: with watchdogs or larger dogs – especially those genetically predisposed to be more violent. But you have thought about building a high fence around your property and you are just not sure that that is what you want. If you do not want to create the looming look of seclusion (or exclusion) a tall fence may bring to your home – try another option.

electric-invisible-dog-fence-petsafe-fencingBenefits of an Invisible Fence

Some large dogs can jump even the tallest of fences. Therefore, an invisible fence is a warmer, more inviting and more assuring way to keep the animals you love in the yard and out of the way of danger or potential mischief.

How an Invisible Fence Works

Basically, the way an electric, invisible fence works is through the conduction of high voltage impulses, which require two separate output terminals. For containing animals especially, one output terminal will be the underground wiring – and the other will be the collar that delivers a shock to the animal if and when he or she approaches the property – line. The approach is not cruel, the animal will likely only have to experience the shock once or twice before he or she figures out exactly where he or she can and can not wander.

Installing an Invisble Electric Fence

It is recommended that as soon as you install your invisible electric dog fence you should test it out – animal testing, that is. Bring your animal slowly across the boundary line with his or her collar on. Yes, the animal will get zapped. Nonetheless, how else will he or she know it is there? There is a beeping signal that becomes audible as a dog or other animal comes too close to the fence they can not see. This is a warning. The warning signal will get louder and, upon the boundary line, directly over the electrical fence wires, the animal will receive a jolt. Most dogs will hear the sound and act very timid, backing away and seeming uncertain, at first. Nonetheless, they will soon grow accustom to the warning signal, know how to avoid the jolt, and be able to enjoy his or her backyard (your backyard) in peace and security.

Electric Fence Energizer

electric-invisible-dog-fence-petsafe-fencingA device that is called an energizer is what generates the voltage. The impulse that shocks the animal is brief and is repeated every one or two seconds. The animal must be wearing the collar that is the second of the two output terminals designed to make this work. The other output terminal is underground – and, of course, must be active to complete the equation that puts the fence to its intended use.

Is an Electric Fence Petsafe?

What the animal will feel is an electrical impulse which will cause his or her muscles to contract. These jolts have been compared to a severe yet brief sort of cramping, similar to a leg cramp or a sharp back pain. Basically, that is all it really is, muscle tension. The only difference is that these pains are stimulated by an electrical, invisible current as opposed to being a natural response or condition of the body. It has been said that what the animal suffers is not the result of anything damaging to him or her. It is simply a kind of discomfort that is brought in by the induced muscle contractions from the electricity. Animals with thicker fur will need collars / fences that deliver higher levels of voltage.

Arthor and Source: Anne Clarke

home-fence-design-fencing-how-to-diy-picturesFinding your Property Line

So you've decided that you need a fence, and even know what type of fence to want to build. Now you must consider the other issues involved, such as knowing where your property lines are, what building restrictions are in place, as well as the feelings of your neighbor. You need to take all of these things into account before you put nail to post, or you could have a costly disaster on your hands.

Something that you need to do before you start building is to have an updated land survey on hand. Already existing fences may or may not lie right along the property line, so don't use them as a guide. Be sure of where your property ends and your neighbor's begins.

Important Legal Factors before Building a Fence

how-to-vinyl-fence-diy-pictures-vinyl-pvc-fencingHow to Vinyl Fencing

Robert Frost said, “Good fences make good neighbors,” and he was right. But, he didn’t specify between wood fences and vinyl fences so how are people supposed to know what to go with? Basically, vinyl fencing is an outstanding option and if Frost had it to do all over again he might say that good vinyl fences make good neighbors. However, even though vinyl fences are outstanding they do have some drawbacks as well. So, the pros and cons of vinyl fencing will be discussed to give you an idea of whether vinyl fencing is for you.

Pro's and Con's of Vinyl Fencing

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