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Old 02-21-2015, 07:41 PM   #1
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Wireless Dog Fence

I was hoping someone that has one in their camper can tell me how well it works, or doesn't work? Looks like they run about $250 on Amazon and seem pretty slick. Our pooch has gotten pretty good at opening the screen door when nobody is looking. Hahaha.


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Old 02-21-2015, 07:48 PM   #2
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Never owned one but drove garbage truck for 17 years and know of one house that had two dogs we affectionately named Sigfread and Roy because they would allways escape to come play with us. Found out they bull rush the line and deal with the few second shock. We have a wall and counter before our door and a rottwieler puppy so we put up a child gate of course it was originally for the grandson
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The dog has to be trained as to where the fence is. One draw back is that if the dog runs too fast they can get over the fence and are gone. The dog will start to get a shock about 3' from the wire. As they get closer the shock will increase. Most dogs when trained can go outside with the fence turned off and they will not approach the area.
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I should have prefaced my post with the fact that we use an in-ground containment system at home and, in three years, he's never run through it. He knows what that beep means and to avoid it at all costs.
Looking at the wireless system for the camper only.


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Old 02-21-2015, 08:55 PM   #5
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Then you just answered your own question if it contains hime at home it should work anywhere.
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Old 02-21-2015, 08:58 PM   #6
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Wireless Dog Fence

Well... Technically, yes. But it is a radius line around your camper. It says as little as a 5' radius, but I'm looking for some real world experience, not theories. Not sure if there's any other pitfalls to using it
I have the hard wired at home. Never used the wireless.


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Buy another hard wire like you have at home plug it into the trailer or parks post and lay the wire around where you want to contain your dog if tripping is a concern use landscape staples to hold it down or an outside carpet.
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We have used PetSafe wireless system, and it works great. The system we have, you can make the signal 360 or 180 degrees, plus make the arc larger or smaller, which is nice. I have it mounted about 2 feet inside our basement door on the wall on the side of our front door. I have it set for 180 degrees that way she (our dog) does not go under the 5th wheel, or on the other side to the neighbors, without her getting a warning. Then, depending on where we were, I would step it off and reduce or increase the size of the arc between us and our other neighbor, so there is plenty of clearance. I also put our our flags for the dog to see. We are full-time and have changed from and small lots to larger lots with no problems, because she was used to "seeing" the flags and stops.

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Mike... Which PetSafe model # is that? Sounds like a winner. 180-deg is exactly what I'm looking for.


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Our neighbor has one and trained it.But if it sees my dogs out it runs towards them and I can see the dog twitch but doesn't stop him.
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