Training is the most important part of a successful dog fence installation. You should think of a dog fence system more as a training aide than a physical fence. The fence system helps you teach your dog their boundaries and how to behave around the boundaries. Experienced trainers can teach a dog to stay inside their boundaries with no electric dog fence system at all. The dog fence system just helps to remind the dog of the rules. The goal is to guide your dog, not try and overpower it.
We use the three step training process we call ACT Training:
Awareness – the first step is teaching the dog about the existence of the boundaries and showing them what to do when they reach the boundary … click here to read more .
Correction – the second step is to teach the dog that there is a consequence for not respecting the boundaries. We introduce them to the correction in … click here to read more .
Testing – the third and final step is to test the dog’s compliance with the boundaries, particularly when the dog is in an excited state. This is particularly important … click here to read more .