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Dog Fence Reviews

 

Dog Fence Reviews

Thank you for visiting the Flexpetz.com D.I.Y. Electric Dog Fence independent review section. We painstakingly  review all brands of dog fence systems including: PetSafe™, Innotek™, Perimeter Brand™, Dogtra™,  Human & Contain™,  SportDog™, Dogtek™ and numerous other dog fence systems.

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Electric Dog Fence Reviews


Perimeter Ultimate Pro PTPC15-300U
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PetSafe YardMax PIG00-11115
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PetSafe Little Dog PIG00-10773
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PetSafe Stubborn PIG00-10777
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Innotek IUC-5100 (Contain & Train)
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Rating
Reliability Excellent Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good
Rechargeable No Yes No No Yes
Type Of Collar Battery Common Disposable 6 Volt Rechargable PetSafe® Proprietary Battery Common 9 Volt Disposable Rechargable
Battery or Charge Interval (average) 4-6 months Once Per Month 2 Months 3-4 Months 2 weeks
Correction Levels 5 4 4 5 5
Collar Water Protection Water Proof Water Proof Water Resistant Water Resistant Water Proof
Battery Backup No No No No Yes
Capacity 10 acres 10 acres 25 acres 10 acres 10 acres
Utility Interference None / Dual Frequency interference prone Yes Utility Interference Yes
Manufacturer Warranty Lifetime Limited Warranty / Extended 3 Year Parts 1 Year Warranty 1 Year Warranty 1 Year Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Other Notes
  • Anti-run-through
  • Durable small collar
  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Low interference
  • Longest Battery Life
  • Supperior Reliability
  • Lifetime Warranty*
  • Dual Frequency
  • Progressive
  • Anti-run-through
  • Yard Max Mode (30% more yard)
  • Small collar
  • Pod compatibility
  • Very feature rich
  • Prone to Interference
  • Industries Smallest Collar
  • Low Stress Correction Levels
  • Cross Collar Compatible
  • Cross Collar Compatible
  • Strongest Collar
  • Collar Vibration
  • Hand Held Remote
  • Water Proof
  • Pod compatibility
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Price $359.95 $259.95 $169.95 $199.95 $339.95
Pro Version Availible Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pro Version Price $359.95
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$476.69
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Manufacturer Customer Service Average Excellent Excellent Excellent Good
Recommended for Dogs image 6+lbs image 5+lbs image 3+lbs image 40+lbs image 25+lbs
Indoor compatible No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Compatible outdoor wireless barriers
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No Yes No No Yes
External Surge Protection Professional Grade (Lifetime Warranty) Factory Grade (1 Year Warranty) None Factory Grade (1 Year Warranty) Factory Grade (1 Year Warranty)
Full Review Perimeter Ultimate Pro PTPC15-300U
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PetSafe YardMax PIG00-11115
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PetSafe Little Dog PIG00-10773
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PetSafe Stubborn PIG00-10777
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Innotek IUC-5100 (Contain & Train)
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SportDog SDF-100A
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PetSafe Inground PIG00-13661
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PetSafe Ultrasmart PIG00-13619
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Dogtra Gold EF-3000
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Innotek SD-2100
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Rating
Reliability Very Good Good Good Good Fair
Rechargeable No No Yes Yes Yes
Type Of Collar Battery Common 9 Volt Disposable PetSafe® Proprietary Battery Rechargable Rechargable Rechargable
Battery or Charge Interval (average) 2-4 Months 1-2 Months 1-2 Times Per Week Once Per Month Once Per Month
Correction Levels 5 4 4 5 1
Collar Water Protection Water Proof Water Resistant Water Proof Water Proof Water Resistant
Battery Backup No No No No No
Capacity 50 acres 3 acres 15 acres 40 acres 10 acres
Utility Interference Interference When Run Parallel to Utilities Interference When Run Parallel to Utilities Interference When Run Parallel to Utilities Low Interference Issues Low Interference Issues
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Warranty 1 Year Warranty 1 Year Warranty Lifetime Limited Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Other Notes
  • Highest Acreage Coverage
  • Dual Zones
  • Rugged Collar Construction
  • Low Budget System
  • Water Resistant Collar
  • Proprietary Batteries
  • Being Phased Out Replaced by the Yard Max™
  • Contoured Collar
  • Pod compatibility
  • Extremely Dated
  • Bulky Collar
  • Vibration
  • Cheapest rechargeable
  • Low Budget System
  • Bulky Collar
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Price $239.95 $159.95 $299.99 $249.95 $209.95
Pro Version Availible No No Yes No No
Pro Version Price $N/A
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Manufacturer Customer Service Excellent Excellent Excellent Average Average
Recommended for Dogs image 40+lbs image 20+lbs image 27+lbs image 40+lbs image 25+lbs
Indoor compatible Yes Yes Yes No No
Compatible outdoor wireless barriers
(sold separately)
No No Yes No No
External Surge Protection None Factory Grade (1 Year Warranty) Factory Grade (1 Year Warranty) None None
Full Review SportDog SDF-100A
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PetSafe Inground PIG00-13661
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PetSafe Ultrasmart PIG00-13619
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Dogtra Gold EF-3000
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Innotek SD-2100
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Dogtek EF-4000
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Innotek SD-2000
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Innotek SD-3000
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Humane Contain HC-8000
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Smart Dog HT-023
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Rating
Reliability Poor Poor Fair Poor Poor
Rechargeable Yes No No No No
Type Of Collar Battery Rechargable NiMH Battery Common 3 volt battery Proprietary Contain and Train Battery Smart Dog Proprietary
Battery or Charge Interval (average) 2-3 Months 1-3 Months 1-2 Months Once Per Month 2-3 Times Per Week
Correction Levels 1 1 3 3 1
Collar Water Protection No Water Protection Water Resistant Water Resistant No Water Protection No Water Protection
Battery Backup No No No Yes No
Capacity 1 acres 5 acres 10 acres 10 acres 1 acres
Utility Interference Very Prone to Interference Low Interference Issues Low Interference Issues Low Very Inerference Pron
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Warranty not known 1 Year Warranty 1 Year Warranty No Warranty
Other Notes
  • Low Budget System
  • Poor Construction
  • Chinese Manufactured
  • Random Collar Activation
  • Low Budget
  • Being Phased Out
  • Being Phased out
  • Cheapest Remote Combination
  • Very Bulky Collar
  • Bulky Collar
  • Low Budget
  • Auto door compatible
  • Chinese Knock Off
  • Extremely Low Quality
  • No Features
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Price $149.95 $119.99 $209.95 $119.99 $99.99
Pro Version Availible No No No Yes No
Pro Version Price $N/A
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Manufacturer Customer Service Poor Average Average Poor Poor
Recommended for Dogs image 44+lbs image 49+lbs image 48+lbs image 55+lbs image 64+lbs
Indoor compatible No No No No No
Compatible outdoor wireless barriers
(sold separately)
No No No No No
External Surge Protection None None None None not known
Full Review Dogtek EF-4000
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Innotek SD-2000
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Innotek SD-3000
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Humane Contain HC-8000
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Smart Dog HT-023
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Havahart Fence Free 5140G
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Rating
Reliability Fair
Rechargeable Yes
Type Of Collar Battery Proprietary HavaHeart
Battery or Charge Interval (average) Every Two Months
Correction Levels 5
Collar Water Protection Water Resistant
Battery Backup No
Capacity 10 acres
Utility Interference No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Other Notes
  • Generic Collar Batteries
  • Low Budget
  • Standard Batteries
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Price $159.95
Pro Version Availible No
Pro Version Price $N/A
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Manufacturer Customer Service not known
Recommended for Dogs image 30+lbs
Indoor compatible No
Compatible outdoor wireless barriers
(sold separately)
No
External Surge Protection None
Full Review Havahart Fence Free 5140G
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