Best Dog Fence Systems For Different Acreage: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 25, & 100 Acres

 

This is a very simple and quick guide where you can find the best dog fence systems for different acreage.

What we have done is identified some of the best and most popular dog fence systems, and outlined the maximum acreage they can contain.

Let’s check them out!

 

(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)

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Best Electric Dog Fence Systems For Different Acreage: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 + More

Some of the best dog fence systems are:

 

Even though we prefer in ground fences because they tend to be more effective and reliable, some people want a wireless dog fence.

These are some of the top rated wireless dog fences on the market right now:

 

*Make sure to also check collar strap size to dog neck size measurements before you buy.

 

The acreage these dog fence systems contain are:

 

In Ground & Above Ground Dog Fences

eXtreme Dog Fences …

The Standard, Max and Pro Grade dog fences have a transmitter that contains on up to 10 or 25 acres of land (the product pages for the dog fences, and the transmitter itself of the eXtreme website currently says two different things – email or contact eXtreme for clarification)

You’ll need additional wire and additional transmitters to increase the acreage beyond 10 or 25 acres – although, most plots of land in urban areas are under 25 acres

There’s also a Basics model dog fence that contains on up to 1/2 an acre of land

 

SportDOG SDF-100A …

Transmitter can cover up to 100 acres, but you have to purchase additional boundary wire

 

Wireless Dog Fences

PetSafe PIF-300 Wireless Dog Fence … 

Covers a maximum of 90 feet in all directions (180 feet in diameter) in a circle (1/2 an acre)

Covers a minimum of 10 feet in diameter or 5 feet in radius in all directions in a circle

 

You can buy additional transmitters to increase the area covered.

 

Reviews

Read the full review of the eXtreme Dog Fence in this guide.

Read the full review of the SportDOG SDF-100A in this guide.

Read the full review for the PetSafe PIF-300 Wireless Dog Fence in this guide.

 

Notes

Check to see how much boundary wire comes with the fence kit, and how much additional wire you need to increase containment area acreage (there should be a wire feet to containment area conversion table on the manufacturer’s website).

As mentioned above, additional transmitters can help you increase your containment area.

 

Electric Dog Fence FAQ Questions For Buyers and Owners

You can read an FAQ Guide here about commonly asked questions by potential buyers and owners of electric dog fences.

We outline things such as:

Types of electric dog fences

All factors to consider in choosing an electric dog fence

Most important factors to consider in choosing an electric dog fence

How much an electric dog fence costs

How to install and set up an electric dog fence

How an electric dog fence works

How to train a dog to use an electric dog fence, and how long it takes

Type of wire used for an electric dog fence

How much wire is required for an electric dog fence

Which electric dog fence wire is best

How to bury the wire for an electric dog fence system

How deep to bury the wire

Are dog fences safe, and are they effective

 

 

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