Now that all of the previous training steps have been completed, it is time to remove the flags. You wouldn’t want them to keep sticking out of the ground forever.
Step Five: Taking Your Dog on a Walk
Good news! Your dog has been trained successfully to respect your wireless fence boundaries. The last step is to teach your dog to leave the safety zone with your supervision, in order to go on a walk.
Step Four: Supervised Training: Off-Leash
Before taking the leash off of your dog, be sure to follow steps 1, 2 and 3 of the Dog Training Guide. At this point, it really shouldn’t be called training, as you have already accomplished this.
Step Three: Distraction Training: Part 2
Make sure you have read Part #1 of Distraction Training before you do the following.
Step Three: Distraction Training: Part 1
On a daily basis, your dog will be faced with different distractions that will get him excited. This may hinder him from being able to remember everything you have taught him about the fence.
Step Two: Static Correction Training: Part 2
If you have followed all of the training steps, after 1 week, you should expect to have great results. However, in rare cases there are dogs with a stubborn personality. Sometimes more training is required.
Wired Vs. Wireless Dog Fences
Here is a basic comparison of wireless fences to wireless pet containment system, covering several of the different aspects.
Part Two: Troubleshooting a Wireless Dog Fence
On most models, the minimum size of the containment circle needs to be 10 feet in diameter or more. This means that if the dog gets closer to the transmitter than 10 feet, the collar could behave unexpectedly.
Part One: Troubleshooting Problems With Your Wireless Dog Fence
Here are a list of problems that are most commonly faced by those who have a wireless dog fence. If your problem has more to do with your dog being trained properly, please refer to our Dog Training Guide for help.
Wireless Pet Fences: How to Reduce Signal Interference
There are several advantages over using a wireless dog fence over a buried underground fence.