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PetSafe YardMax Dog Fence

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PetSafe YardMax Pet Fence

Model: PIG00-11115

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Regular Price: $329.99

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Regular Price: $329.99

Our Price: $299.95

For Dogs 10 - 150 lbsThe newest pet fence offering from PetSafe, the YardMax is unique in the invisible pet fencing industry. As it's name indicates, the YardMax effectively maximizes the usable space inside the perimeter of the fence. The system can increase the usable yard space by up to 30% by projecting the correction zone only on the outside of the wire as opposed to equally on both sides of the wire (see diagram below for details). In addition to the space-savings, the YardMax feature also helps prevent run-through because the correction zone extends infinitely outward from the wire. The YardMax boasts a compact and rechargeable collar with the Fit Test & Ready Test features that carried over from the PetSafe Innotek merger. This system is also conveniently compatible with PetSafe's Pawz Away Invisible Pet Barriers for both inside and outside the home. 




PetSafe YardMax Dog Fence Kit Includes20-Gauge Wire (500 ft.)
Basic Surge Protection Module
Wall Transmitter
Rechargeable Collar
Collar Charger
Short & Long Contact Points & Training Caps
Instruction Guide
50 Boundary Flags
2 Splices & 2 Wire Nuts
Test Light Tool
Probe Wrench





PetSafe YardMax Collar Features

Small & Lightweight: The YardMax receiver collar weighs just over 3 oz. making it one of the lightest collars available in pet fencing. Its compact size and featherweight make it suitable for dogs right down to 10 lbs. but the correction levels are also strong enough for larger and more persistent dogs. 

Five Progessive Correction Levels: The YardMax collar is capable of 5 progressive correction level settings. The correction level is set on each collar and ranges from medium to high falling somewhere in between the PetSafe UltraSmart and the PetSafe Stubborn systems. Although the collar is small, the correction intensity on this system may be too much for smaller dogs. 

Individual Correction: The first PetSafe system to feature individual correction setting for every collar without having to mix and match, the YardMax correction level settings are physically adjusted on each collar so each of your dogs get the perfect correction level setting for them.

Rechargeable: The YardMax collars are rechargeable and feature quick charge lithium ion batteries. A wall charging adapter plugs into a port on the collar and will change the collar in roughly 2 hours. With average use the collar charge will last about 2 months.

Fit Test & Ready Test: These features are more than just convenient. Poor collar fit is the biggest contributer to poor containment. The Fit Test feature automatically confirms that the collar is properly fitted to your dog each time it is recharged and placed on the dog. 

Short & Long Contact Points: PetSafe generously includes both long and regular contact points so you won't be forced to make an additional purchase if your furry friend happens to be on the hairier side. The included contact wrench makes changing and tightening the contact points easy. 

Zones Compatibility: The YardMax collar is compatible with PetSafe's Pawz Away series of invisible pet barriers. These allow you to create off-limits areas for your dog inside your home or in your yard inside the containment zone.. 






PetSafe YardMax Dog Fence Transmitter FeaturesYardMax™ Mode: The dual purpose YardMax mode allows you to maximize the space within your yard while also helping to prevent run-throughs. This unique feature projects the correction zone infinitely on the outside of the wire leaving you with 30% more space inside and a hard to run-through correction zone. For the safety of your dog, the collar will still time out after 10 seconds of correction (which is a good thing) but it is enough to deter those really quick dogs who will get through the correction zone and out the other side in just a second or two. The feature should be quite helpful in the training phases because the dog never accidentally discovers that they can actually run all the way through the boundary zone.

10 Acre Capacity: The 10 acre capacity is suitable for most of our customers but we do wish they had just taken the plunge and created a system that could compete with the SportDOG in terms of capacity.

Lacks Backup Battery: In this day and age power outages are rarely a chronic problem but if an outage happens when you aren't at home to secure your dogs they will be unprotected. We would have liked to see back-up battery included as a standard feature on this system. 

The YardMax Feature


The defining feature of the YardMax system is the YardMax mode. This new technology allows the YardMax Fence to project the correction zone only on the outside of the fence. This serves to purposes; First, it saves you space inside your boundary, which gives your pet more room. Second, it creates an infinite correction zone on the outside of the fence, which helps to prevent run-through.

 The fence collar still has a safety time-out feature, so your dog will not be corrected for minutes on end. But, this feature is very helpful for quick dogs who will dash through the entire width of the correction zone as fast as possible, receiving a correction for only a second or two before they are out the other side. 

  • Collar Receiver Box: 2" x 1" x 1 3/8", 3 oz.
  • Collar Strap Length: 3/4" strap, fits 8-24" neck sizes



  • 1 Year + Limited Lifetime: A 1 year full warranty on the system followed by a lifetime of fixed rate repairs. The cost of the repairs depends on the nature of the problem.


  1. PetSafe YardMax Pet Fence is great. Review by Chris T.

    This dog fence system is great. I have been in the market to find a great dog fence system. And I found it on the FlexPetz website. This dog fence system has met all my requirements of being an excellent product. The Yardmax feature makes this system very versatile and valuable to me. I have a smaller yard and this feature maximizes the area that my dog can roam. This system is great and provides tremendous value to dog owners.

    Chris T.
    Austin, TX
    (Posted on 5/21/2015)

  2. This fence works fantastic. My training only took 4 days, and my Sasha was ready to roam. Review by Jonez Caster

    My little Sasha learned so quick. I'm so proud of her, and happy with the Yardmax fence I got from Flexpetz. We have a half acre and needed all the containment space we could afford for Sasha.
    The Yardmax only sends shocks outward from the yard, so no shock inside the wire. This is perfect.
    We trained Sasha so quicky and now she is a happy, safe puppy doggie.
    Thanks Flexpetz. (Posted on 4/30/2015)

  3. Janet Star Review by 5 stars for customer service

    I needed some advice for the right electric dog fence for my Cocker Spaniel. I called FLEXPETZ because they offer free tech support and I could not be happier with the results. Given my lack of knowledge in this area I felt there service was focused on getting me the right advise not just sell a product. The tech asked all the right questions and drilled down on the right system for my pet and yard. The Yard Max was the right choice because I have a small yard and this new technology allows Kristy (My cocker) to use the entire yard. I also purchased the cheep factory wire. I am a renter and plan on moving in a year. I did not want to buy the high quality wire and leave it behind. The factory grade wire was the perfect solution and it saved me money today.

    Janet S.
    Winchester VA
    (Posted on 4/10/2015)

  4. What a great deal. Review by Judy Halls

    We went with the factory grade package. The Tech a FLEXPETZ gave us the most common sense advice on this purchase. We are only going to be in our house for about a year and were planning on purchasing a Pro Grade system. After discussing this important purchase with the Tech at FLEXPETZ we decided to go with a factory grade wire so we can leave it behind when we move. This save us money today and lots of effort in removing a wire for re-installation at our new house. We will be back to buy the Extreme wire to install at our dream home.

    Judy H.
    Detroit, MI
    (Posted on 3/31/2015)

  5. Call for advice!!! Review by Robert Furgrets

    I purchased this system to help keep my pit mix from jumping the fence. The fence works great but the wire that is sent with it is junk. I contacted flexpetz and was actually surprised to find genuine and kind customer service from the folks over there (not common nowadays). I hate salespeople so like doing my own research, but the people at flexpetz were helpful enough to let me know about the different choices in wire and pros and cons of each one. They of course recommended their extreme wire but it was in a non pushy informative way. If you are looking to purchase give them a call as there is more to these fences than I realized.

    Robert F.
    Douglas, Az
    (Posted on 1/15/2015)

  6. Great System/High Price Review by Jason B.

    We have a smaller 1/4 acre lot and got this system on the advice from one of the techs at flexpetz. We really were not looking to spend too much and after a bit of research all the systems seemed to work basically the same so I had a hard time justifying the higher price for this system. Boy was I wrong. After setting up the system and seeing how these work I now see the benefit of having the extra room with the transmitter in yardmax mode. The pro-grade system was also recommended and after seeing the wire that comes with the system I now see why. The system is working fine for now, but as soon as we start dealing with wire breaks I will probably be coming back and springing for the good stuff. I would definitely recommend this system and if in the budget go with pro-grade as it would be nice to only have to install once.

    Jason B.
    Liberty, Fl
    (Posted on 1/5/2015)

  7. Fantastic System Review by Donald

    I was amazed by how effective the Full Yard mode function is. Our pup goes right up to the dog fence and stops. Even after walking him up to the flags, following all the suggested training steps, he still ran for the street when he snuck out of the house. He cleared the wire and suddenly yelped three times as he came around 180 and as soon as he was back in the yard, he relaxed. He hasn't crossed since. He hears the tone and backs off. My life is SO much less stressful.

    We also have two of the indoor barriers away pet barrier than work nicely with the collar. The bedrooms are all upstairs and off limits, so we have a barrier at the landing and we have one at the entrance to the kids' playroom (cluttered with every possible small, very chewable item you can think of).

    Flexpetz reps said they were working on a remote training remote that would work with the Yardmax collar. This would be awesome!

    Our dog also digs, so we got one of the outdoor paws away rocks" and it works with the dog fence collar perfectly, keeps him out of the flower beds and away from the garbage can. (Posted on 7/3/2014)

  8. Excellent System Review by Michael from NE Ohio

    YardMax system with upgraded 16 gauge wire (1000 feet) and twisted wire cost about $425 delivered. Add on the cost of renting a trencher for $70 your at $500 for a quality system. Unless it's totally dry, I recommend a standard landscape edger over the edger that buries the wire as you go. It's slightly more work to put the wire in after the trench is dug but any type of damp or wet soil and the wire burying trencher gets clogged.
    I installed the system myself and it took a total of about 8 hours. The instructions were pretty good. I had questions and Flexpetz was there to chat or talk on the phone which was great.
    As for performance, its been up and running for one month. After about one week of flag and beep training, it took about 2 days of correction for our Yorkshire-Terrier -lhasa mix to stay in the boundary. He loves to chase small animals and this caused him to test it out a few times. Since the second day everything is working great.
    Worth every bit of money and work as now we can let the dog out whenever he wants and he can also play outside with the kids without having to worry about him running off into the woods.
    He has even bolted out of the house a few times without the collar and never crossed the line.
    Great system.

    NE Ohio (Posted on 11/27/2013)

  9. Great system Review by Peter Wiggins

    I love the yard max mode, this is a really great system, nice small light weight collar. Wish the battery life was a bit longer I'm getting about 4 months of charge life right now, but guess its better than having to pay for propitiatory batteries. (Posted on 8/21/2013)

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Comment / Questions about PetSafe YardMax Pet Fence

November 06, 2014

So it doesn't come with a battery backup, but can I get one that I can attach?


A battery back up would work well with this system but really is not worth the cost. It would take weeks for your pet to learn a system is down. More often consumers neglect to replace the batteries in the collar which leads to weeks of no containment. Your pet will gradually learn that the fence is down and eventually cross the boundary uncorrected.

December 02, 2014

I take a horse over the area where the wire will be. Can I enclose it in pvc in that area while not having a dead spot for the dog to cross? How deep can the wire be buried?


You certainly can enclose the wire in PVC is you like the signal will easily transmit through just about anything including concrete or brick walls, so PVC will not be an issue. Another thought might be to purchase our Pro-Grade dog fence wire or upgrade to one of our prepackaged pro grade dog fence systems, these systems are actually already coated with a polyethylene coated wire which is actually better than pvc. You can bury the wire as deep or shallow as you like it will work the same way, the only reason for burial is for aesthetic value and protecting the wire against everyday property maintenance like lawn mowing and edging, some people actually lay the wire on the surface through wooded areas etc. You can also use our heavy duty dog fence wires to tack the wire to the surface of the ground as seen in this video.

December 18, 2014

I live overseas. Will this system work on 220v without a power converter? If not, how many watts does this system use so I can try to find an appropriate power converter.


All of the PetSafe products are designed for use only within the United States or Canada. The systems will operate with a converter though. You would just need to check with local authorities to be sure whichever product you choose complies with operational frequency and RoHS Laws.

Cliff True
March 24, 2015

Can I run the wire through a steel culvert right under the asphalt in my driveway?? also does the collar beep before correction??


Hello Cliff,

The wire can be run in said culvert, as long as you are not running it side by side with any electrical wire or cable service wire.
Also, I would keep in mind that the further from the surface that the wire is run, the less your correction range is going to be above ground. You want to ensure that you do not go too deep. If your culvert is a small one, then you'll have no problems.


April 12, 2015

Does the wire have to make a loop back to the power supply to work, or can one end of the wire be on the edge of the property, and the other end hooked up to the power supply? I don't need a perimeter fence, just a boundary between my side yard and my neighbor's.
Thanks Richard


Hi Richard,

Yes you need to make a complete circuit to make the system and wire work. However if this would be done with the Yardmax it would not work properly and the dog would have a correction no matter what due to the way the Yardmax is set up. My suggestion is to just completely enclose your yard with the Yardmax system.

Please feel free to contact us back with any further questions.

December 11, 2015

Can I hook this system up to an existing buried wire?


Yes absolutely the wire is universal.
You would just hook the wire up to the transmitter of the Yardmax and go from there.
I do recommend you use the thicker gauge of wire for longevity perferrably the 14 gauge wire.
Here is the link for the wire:
Let us know if you have anymore questions or concerns.
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Julie Angulo
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