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Pricing Guide: How Much Does an Invisible Fence Cost?

An invisible pet fence, either wireless or in-ground wired, will usually cost between $957 and $1,444 including professional installation, for an average of $1,200

Of course, the overall price of your invisible fence will depend on how large the space is that you want to enclose. Expect to pay $1.75 to $2.75 per linear foot of boundary, or $2.25 per linear foot on average. 

If you choose to skip the pro installation, you can purchase a DIY invisible fence kit from retailers like Amazon, PetSmart, and Petco for $54 on the low end and $780 on the high end. Most mid-range invisible fence systems for residential-sized yards will cost around $238.

How Much Does Invisible Fencing Cost?

Instead of building a traditional fence out of wood, metal, or vinyl, it might be easier for you to install an invisible fence for your pet. But how much will an invisible fence cost?

  • National average cost: $1,200
  • Typical price range: $957 – $1,444
  • Extreme low end: $550
  • Extreme high end: $1,883

To hire a professional fence company to install your pet fence, you would pay around $1,200 total in material and labor costs combined. The typical price range is $957 to $1,444, but the exact amount you pay will depend on the size of your property and the specific fencing system you choose. 

Buying a premium system from a well-known brand or hiring an expensive contractor could run your bill close to $1,883 total. If your yard is particularly small or you live in a rural area with low labor rates, you could pay as little as $550 for a professionally installed invisible fence. 

Cost Estimator by Size

The beauty of an invisible fence is that it can take on just about any size or shape you need it to. You can use one to surround your front yard, backyard, or all of your property.

A wireless invisible fence system may have a limited reach, but you can always extend the boundary of a wired system simply by purchasing and installing extra wire. 

Whichever type of invisible fence you use, you’ll most likely pay between $1.75 and $2.75 per linear foot. That makes an average cost of $2.25 per linear foot. This approximate price covers labor as well as materials. 

You can use that average cost to calculate an overall budget estimate for your project based on size. An average lot size in the U.S. is about 12,632 square feet around. To enclose a full property of that size, an invisible fence boundary would have to be about 448 linear feet, which would cost around $1,008 total. 

A small lot of 6,098 square feet would need 312 linear feet of invisible fence, and the overall cost would be about $702. For an extra large lot of 75,794 square feet, you should expect to pay about $2,475 for a 1,100 linear foot invisible fence. 

* linear Feet
* approximate
6,098 square feet (small lot in the U.S.)312$702
12,632 square feet (average lot in the U.S.)448$1,008
75,794 square feet (large lot in the U.S.)1,100$2,475

Other Factors That Affect Cost

As you decide which of the many invisible fencing systems on the market is best for you, remember that each detail could affect the overall price of the project. How many pets do you have? Would you rather use a wireless or in-ground fence? What special features does the fence need?

When you know the answers to these questions and others, you’ll be able to estimate how much you should expect to spend on the project in total. These are some of the primary cost factors that go along with an invisible fence. 

Number of pets

Most invisible fences come with only one collar, so you’ll have to buy another collar separately for each additional pet. You can buy compatible collars from any retailer that sells invisible fence systems, including Amazon. The average cost of a receiver collar is $105

Wired vs. wireless invisible fences


With a wired invisible fence (aka in-ground fence, aka underground fence), you have to bury a wire a few inches underground to mark the boundary you don’t want your pet to cross. 

How an invisible fence works: A transmitter, which most homeowners choose to keep in the garage, sends a signal along the invisible fence wire. Your pet wears a collar receiver that reacts whenever your dog or cat gets close to the boundary wire. 

Most of the time, getting close to the wire will result in a chime from the pet’s collar. You or a professional trainer would teach your pet to recognize the sound and turn around. After that, if the pet still crosses the boundary, your pet will feel a mild shock, otherwise known as a static correction.

Pros of wired invisible fences:

✓ Cheaper equipment (receiver, transmitter, etc.) than a wireless system
✓ Can shape the boundary wire as needed (i.e. around obstacles like swimming pools)

Cons of wired invisible fences:

✗ Harder to set up than wireless systems, so pro installation is more expensive
✗ Wire can break and be difficult to fix
✗ Tree roots and other underground obstacles can make installation difficult or even impossible in some parts of the yard


A wireless invisible fence uses a central transmitter similar to the one in a wired system. Instead of sending a signal along a boundary wire that you set, wireless systems project a radio signal to create a round containment zone that you can adjust in size as needed. 

Just like with a wired system, your pet would wear a receiver collar that responds to the signal. A tone will warn the pet when it gets close to the boundary, and if your dog or cat leaves the designated safe zone, it will feel a static correction. 

Pros of wireless:

✓ Easy to set up and portable for camping trips, etc.
✓ In-ground obstacles like sidewalks and tree roots won’t get in the way as with a wired system

Cons of wireless:

✗ Can’t tailor the shape of the boundary to fit your yard’s layout
✗ Might be harder for pets to learn the circular boundary
✗ Border can fluctuate because of the signal, which might further confuse your pet
✗ More expensive transmitter/receiver equipment (though you won’t have to buy wire)

Brands of invisible fencing

As with any other product, there are more expensive brands that come with special features and affordable brands for budget-conscious pet owners. 

Some premium brands are available only for purchase from the manufacturer, and a certified installer has to set up the invisible fence for you. These systems are usually more expensive than ones from other brands, especially since you have to pay for professional installation. Premium invisible fence brands include:

  • Invisible Fence brand
  • DogWatch

Many more affordable brands of invisible fences are available from Amazon and pet stores like Petco and PetSmart. These invisible fences usually feature less expensive equipment, and they cost a lot less overall because you can install them yourself. Some of the best and most reputable DIY invisible fence makers include:

  • PetSafe
  • Extreme Dog Fence
  • Pet Control HQ
  • SportDOG
  • Sit Boo-Boo


Whether you want a wired or wireless invisible fence, some options feature GPS tracking. With GPS, you can keep track of exactly where your pet is on your property, which can be useful for large spaces.

Plus, if your pet manages to get out (if the fence malfunctions or loses power, etc.), you’ll be able to find your dog or cat easily. You usually wil pay more for a GPS-enabled system.

Some advanced wireless fences even use GPS, instead of a radio signal, to keep your pet contained. This allows you to customize the boundary to fit your yard, even though it’s a wireless system. This type of fence is extra convenient and probably the most expensive option. 

Protection against power outage

If you lose power or lightning strikes and causes a power surge, your invisible fence will stop working until the electricity comes back, which could take several days. That would give your pet an opportunity to escape.

However, there are measures you can take ahead of time to prevent power outages from disabling your fence, such as:

  • Use a solar charger instead of hooking up the fence to your home’s electricity
  • Have a backup source of electricity ready in case the power goes out
  • Get a surge protector or in-ground metal grounding rods to defend against lightning strikes 

Each of these protective features would make an invisible fence cost more, but these added measures could save you a headache in the future. 

One major benefit of invisible fences is that they don’t need near as much maintenance as a traditional fence. You won’t have to paint or stain, as you would with a wood fence, or apply rust protection, as you would with wrought iron. 

That being said, there are still some services related to invisible fencing for which you may want to hire a contractor. Keep these potential needs in mind when figuring out the overall budget for your invisible fence project. 

Pet training

For an invisible fence to be effective, your pet will need training to recognize the sound warning and avoid static correction. Some owners might be able to train their pets themselves, but others might need professional help. 

If an invisible fence specialist installs your wired or wireless system, the company might offer pet training for an additional fee. Alternatively, if you install the fence yourself, you could find a professional trainer with experience teaching pets how to respond to invisible fences. The added cost of training will depend on who you hire and how long it takes to train your pet. 

Customer support

Professionally installed brands (such as Invisible Fence brand) often offer warranties and specialized customer support in case you have issues with your invisible fence or need repairs in the future. While this customer support doesn’t incur a separate fee, it’s part of what you get for the increased cost of high-quality invisible fence brands. 

Landscape improvements

You might need to rearrange your landscape a little to have your invisible fence boundary where you want it. 

For example, your fence-related landscaping needs could range from a small edit like digging up one section of a walkway or transplanting a tree to a full remodel. 

Before installing your fence, consider the layout of your yard and factor any renovation you think you’ll need into your budget. How much you spend on landscape renovation will depend on what work you need done and the labor rates of contractors in your area. 

DIY Invisible Fence Cost

You can cut down on costs significantly by installing your own pet fence. It should be a simple do-it-yourself project for most homeowners. A wired system will take the most work, since you have to bury the wire, while a wireless system will take almost no work at all besides training and any additional services you may need. 

On average, you can expect to pay about $238 for a DIY invisible fence kit. The smallest and most affordable models can cost as little as $54, while larger and more advanced systems can run up to $780

Pros and Cons of Invisible Fences

Invisible pet fences are a controversial topic among many pet owners, animal enthusiasts, and veterinarians. While these fences are cost-effective and convenient, some fear they can negatively affect pets. You’ll have to weigh the advantages against the potential damages and decide whether or not an invisible fence is right for you.


✓ Less expensive than a traditional above-ground fence
✓ A lot less work to install and maintain than a traditional fence
✓ Won’t block views or interrupt landscaping (perfect for the front yard and can be useful in the backyard, too)
✓ Pets can’t dig under or jump over the fence


✗ Takes time to be effective because pets need time to get used to the boundary
✗ Doesn’t keep wild animals, strays, or strangers off your property
✗ Ineffective when the power goes out or batteries in the collar die
✗ Although it’s just a mild shock, invisible fences still use pain and fear to keep your pet in bounds, which can cause anxiety, aggression, and other behavioral issues

Cost of Invisible Fencing by Location

If you plan to install your own fence and train your own pet, you can count on the national average prices in this pricing guide as accurate for you. The cost of a DIY invisible fence kit should be about the same no matter where you live.

When you get into professional labor costs, though, expect the price of your invisible fence project to vary by location. Hourly rates for an invisible fence contractor will likely be higher in a major metropolitan area than in a more rural region. Your cost for additional services like pet training or landscaping will depend on labor rates where you live, too. 

FAQ About Invisible Fences

1. Can a dog run through an invisible fence?

Short answer: Yes. Dead batteries, wire breaks, or particularly stubborn dogs can result in an escape. Then, once the pet gets out, the boundary will shock them when they try to get back in your yard.

Escapes don’t happen often (or invisible fences wouldn’t be so popular), but it is a possibility. 

2. How deep are invisible fences buried?

Usually 1 to 3 inches. 

3. How much electricity does an invisible fence use?

An invisible fence uses about as much electricity as a 5-watt nightlight, costing only about $10 per year. 


The national average cost of a professionally installed invisible dog fence is about $1,200. Typical prices can range from $957 to $1,444.

To figure out the price your own project would be closest to, you can take the average rate of $2.25 per linear foot and multiply it by the size of the boundary you need in linear feet. 

Instead, you could install your own fence for much cheaper. The equipment will usually cost around $238. Some models might cost as much as $780 or as little as $54.

Depending on your property and pet’s specific needs, you might find that a more expensive pet containment system with special features could be worth the higher price tag. 

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Jordan Ardoin is a writer and indoor plant enthusiast hailing from Florida. In her spare time, she enjoys chasing her two cats around the house and trying to keep her houseplants alive.

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Invisible Fence

Rated with 3 stars
Stephanie of Grafton, WI Verified Reviewer
Original review: July 19, 2021

Beware. The company charges $105 dollars to drive out to your house to fix the problem. Then you can pay for labor and materials. After paying for installation and the batteries, every three months, which aren't inexpensive I feel like this is just money gouging on their part. You are stuck having them come out to fix the problem so you have to pay this driving fee. I wish I had put in a true fence. If I move again I will not do an Invisible Fence.

Rated with 2 stars
Richard of Powhatan, VA Verified Reviewer
Original review: April 8, 2021

When I say it "Doesn't work", what I mean is that it usually works. We have followed all the instructions offered to us by the company, but every 2-4 weeks, one of my dogs decides that it's no big deal and they just walk past it. Several times I've walked around the neighborhood yelling my dog's name trying to get them to come back. It's only a matter of time before one of them gets struck by a car, gets stolen, or just never comes back. I'm into this setup for over 4000 USD now and still chasing my dogs around the neighborhood. So it works most of the time. Which is to say, it doesn't work.

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Rated with 1 star
Nate of Bettendorf, IA Verified Reviewer
Original review: March 1, 2021

I have had a terrible experience with this company. Our golden has had prior experience with underground fences and is easily trained. We recently moved and tried the official Invisible Fence. Initial training was poor and frightened her and she wouldn’t go past 5 ft of the house for months. When she finally did, shortly after a year, the collar stopped working and our pup would wander away without correction. We called for assistance and were told we would need a $90 service fee despite the significant expense it took to install. They continued to tell us about their lifetime warranty yet wouldn’t come assist without additional payment. I accidentally called a competitor first for assistance and they agreed to send a rep out immediately. Once I realized it was actually the invisible fence and called them instead - crickets.. My wife and I take turns standing outside in negative degree Midwest weather. Do yourself a favor, stay away from this brand..

Rated with 1 star
KELAYAH of Cincinnati, OH Verified Reviewer
Original review: Aug. 10, 2020

I paid for a fence. Took a long trip to the office for my second dog. They didn't like it because I couldn't give them 400+ dollars to let them train him. I trained him myself. They wouldn't turn the fence up high enough so he couldn't escape without me giving them 140+ dollars more. Lady said it was their protocol. I didn't have the extra money with this being the pandemic and work hours short etc. I just feel like they really didn't care and greed was in front of them caring.

My dog (and he is a little dog) escaped the fence twice. All I asked them to do was turn his collar up a level or two. I know my dog, had him since he was 6 wks old. He is now 1 1/2 yrs. and very intelligent. She just kept giving me excuses as to why she couldn't turn his collar up without a trainer training him again which would cost me a lot more money after purchasing a fence (which was expensive enough) from them. I felt their service was very poorly handled when it comes to customer/client care and concerns for my pet. I highly would not recommend this company!

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Rated with 2 stars
Susan of Dresden, ON Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: July 30, 2020

The GPS collar takes time to connect with the satellite. This could be anywhere from 2 minutes to 10 minutes. Our first collar took 15 minutes to connect. They came and replaced it. This one takes 2-10. But when the dog is in the garage under our STEEL ROOF it disconnects with the GPS so every time he comes out of the garage it takes 2-10 minutes. That would be enough time to run across the road and get hit by a car. Not happy with the disconnecting signal. This cost a lot of money for the inability to work all the time. So if you have a steel roof this isn’t for you. They don’t tell you that thou.

Rated with 2 stars
Adam of Bonney Lake, WA Verified Reviewer
Original review: May 15, 2020

The invisible fence itself works well. Our dogs stay where they are supposed to be without issue. The problem is that once we agreed to the install it's been sell, sell, sell. They also left out some pretty important information. The system was installed and worked great until I edged my grass. What you aren't told is that the wire will only be buried 1" deep. If you don't care for your lawn then no problem but no more edging, aerating or putting anything sharp in the ground more than 3/4". Some of ours isn't even under the beauty bark of the planter it runs through. Don't worry though, they would be happy to send someone out to fix it.

This costs hundreds of dollars by the way, if you don't want it fixed they will gladly charge you to have someone come out and make the beeping stop (This is done by unplugging the unit from the wall) or they will sell you a repair kit (Yes, it's a butt splice that you can buy for 50 cents at any home improvement store). I guess I'll keep digging up my grass every year but am hoping I can help someone else from suffering the same fate.

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Rated with 1 star
Tara of Port Charlotte, FL Verified Reviewer
Original review: April 22, 2020

I purchased the system at full price. They assured me the dog would not get through...yet she did numerous times. The employees are not trainers although they charge about $100 extra claiming that they are. Now I need for the system that I already purchased to be rewired. They want to charge me twice what I originally paid while also advertising half price installation for new customers. Ok. I have a new pup that I want to keep in. My other dog who has passed kept running through it. The owner told me they charge $25 per 15 min. $100 an hour? And I am an existing customer who bought their weak system already. For $100 hr I’m not sure why we all aren’t getting into this business. No real dog training and certainly no brain surgeons. Run a wire continuous stream. Imagine how good we all will live to make $100 an hr doing this.

Rated with 2 stars
Parul of Ingleside, IL Verified Reviewer
Original review: April 22, 2020

We recently purchased a home with an invisible fence so when we adopted our rescue dog we were excited that we would be able to let her run and play in our yard. A representative came out for a consultation. He took our money and said a trainer/tech would come out to check functionality, put training flags out and train dog. When we didn’t hear back, we contacted Invisible Fence yet they had no record of the rep coming out. They were in process of sending another rep out for a consult?? Eventually a tech came out. We have no complaints about the tech/trainer. He was pleasant and professional. However, we were told someone would come back within a week to do a second session. We had given the trainer more money because we needed to buy a new collar (expensive). We never received an email confirmation or call letting us know when the tech/trainer would come back.

After a week passed (today), we had to contact them again. Our dog still can’t use the yard yet we paid in full. In addition, it took several attempts to contact Invisible fence initially. Kept getting a message that the line had been disconnected. Once we were finally able to talk to someone, no apologies were made for that or for the misunderstanding when another rep was on the way instead of the tech/trainer. So far we are very unhappy and skeptical of Invisible Fence. Perhaps their lack of communication has to do with the pandemic but it would be nice to hear “sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience”. Hopefully we will be seeing a technician in the near future. Update: we just spoke to customer service and he confirmed there was no second visit scheduled. We were told a tech could come out next week but we insisted Tomorrow. He was a little irate. Again no apology.

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Rated with 1 star
patrick of Placida, FL Verified Reviewer
Original review: April 13, 2020

Training lasted lasted just a few minutes. Walked dog around perimeter. Local dealer went out of business. Adopted another rescue dog. Told by 800# that a new color would cost 400.00. How greedy and shameful.

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Kurt of Afton, MN Verified Reviewer
Original review: March 29, 2020

We have 7 acres so we initially tried the GPS system, no matter what we tried, training, tweaking the accuracy and strength. We could not get results with our dog. Very frustrating for us and the technicians trying to help us. We then tried to scale down and switch to wired system. Again we could not contain our dog. Multiple training visits left us frustrated. I now have a very expensive wire on my property, the good news that in one month, I will have paid off ($220 a month for a year) the useless system. Do your research before you buy, and if I could do it all again, I would not choose Invisible Fence.

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Dog fences are indispensable tools in preventing our dogs from running away. It also protects our pets from getting ran over by a car or chasing passers-by. But the question is this: which is better wired or wireless dog fence? With so many dog fence options in the market, the answer isn’t simple. But in this post, I will help you weigh the two options to see which one suits your pet better.

Here, I will discuss each type’s pros and cons, installation requirements, and limitations to help you decide.

Which is better wired or wireless dog fence?

Both wired and wireless dog fences are helpful in containing a dog within your yard. However, it largely differs in the way you install it and how it works. The choice depends on the level of accuracy, convenience, and customization you want to achieve.

Wired dog fence

Wired dog fences use a physical wire buried under the ground for 1 to 3 inches deep. You need to create a loop around your property where you can contain your dog. Both ends of the wire will then be connected to the transmitter, sending signals to the receiver collar.

Pros of wired dog fences
  • Higher accuracy. Since it has actual wires buried on the perimeter, wired dog fences are more reliable and accurate than wireless types.
  • Highly customizable. Another great thing about wired fences is that you can customize the borders you want to secure. You can make a loop in different shapes as long as the wires won’t get cut.
  • Maximizes space. Since wires are flexible, you can run the wired fence up to the deepest corners of your property.
  • Better coverage. Many wired dog fence systems can cover a few acres and not just hundreds of feet. This makes it a better choice for large properties.
Cons of wired dog fences
  • Difficult to change the configuration. If you wish to change the coverage of the fence, you’d have to dig up the wires and reposition them. This can take a lot of work, especially for large systems. The same goes when parts of the wire that requires repairs or replacements.
  • Labor intensive. Unlike wireless systems, a dog owner will have to do more work to install a wired fence. You have to dig a trench, bury the wire, cover it up, and set up the transmitter. Solid structures like paved patios will pose a challenge in laying the wire.
  • Higher cost. Since wired fences use more materials and labor, it will definitely cost more. Wired fences can cost as much as $2,000 or more for big yards.

Wireless dog fences

On the other hand, there are wireless dog fences that bank on its convenience. Unlike wired types, there’s no wire to bury. Instead, it has a transmitter that emits a circular perimeter from where it’s installed. And just like a wired fence, this connects to the receiver collar through radio signals.

Pros of wireless dog fences
  • Easy to install. A wireless dog fence system can be installed within minutes. You just have to mount the transmitter in a safe area and connect it to the collar. Installation is a breeze.
  • Portable. You can bring a wireless dog fence almost anywhere. You can use it when camping or vacationing with your dog. As long as there’s a power source, this containment system will work. please read here tips for overlanding and camping with your pet
  • Easy to adjust. In case you want to adjust the size of the perimeter, you can easily do so by adjusting it on the transmitter. There’s no need to dig up the wires and reposition them.
  • Affordable. For those on a budget, wireless dog fences are the easy choice. It’s way cheaper than wired fences. In fact, you can purchase a wireless system for a low as $200.
Cons of wireless dog fences
  • Prone to interference. Metal objects like roofs, poles, walls, and sidings can interfere with a wireless fence’s signal. Electronic devices like radio, television, and mobile phones can also affect the accuracy of this system.
  • Limited perimeter adjustments. With a wireless dog fence, you’re stuck with a circular containment. There’s no way you can reach the corners. This is why you have to be careful not to go beyond your yard when setting the limits.
  • Limited coverage. While modern options have a bigger coverage, most wireless fences in the market can only manage a few hundred feet. Unless you install two systems, the coverage is pretty limited.

With all these pros and cons, you’d surely ask: what is the best option. Both works, but for specific conditions. If you own a large yard, you’re better off with a wired fence. It’s still invisible, but you have to deal with more work.

On the other hand, those with small spaces will thrive in wireless fences. Still, some opt for wired types if budget isn’t an issue. In the end, it’s all about your preference and what works for your dog better. please read here Flashing The ‘Red Rocket’: Why Does My Dog Get Random Boners?

I also want to mention that if your area gets thick snow each winter, a wired underground dog fence may not work properly. Most of these systems only have 2 to 3 feet of vertical signal field from the wire to the collar. If you get thick snowdrifts, the signal might be erratic. In this case, you should consider having a wireless fence as a backup.

Which is better: DogWatch vs Invisible Fence?

Aside from PetSafe, two of the most popular wired dog fence brands in the market right now are DogWatch and Invisible Fence. Both offer topnotch products, but many dog owners wonder which one is better.

DogWatchis a provider of underground pet-containing systems. They’ve been in the business since 1990 and use their patented FM signal for their hidden fences. They also take pride in their SmartFence system that you can monitor through your smartphone. Currently, they offer the SmartFence, ProFence, and 1200Fence packages.

On the other hand, Invisible Fence is the pioneer brand when it comes to electronic dog fence systems. Its founder, Richard Peck, was the inventor of the first-ever electronic dog fence back in 1973. With over 45 years of experience in the industry, Invisible Fence is considered an authority for pet containment systems.

Right now, Invisible Fence offers four systems: Boundary Plus Smart System, Boundary Plus Wired System, Outdoor Shields Plus Solution, and Boundary Plus GPS Wireless System.

Below, I’ll take a quick rundown of both brands to see what works for your pet best:

Signal technology

These two providers primarily differ on the signals they use to connect the transmitter and the collar. For DogWatch, they use their patented FM signal while Invisible Fence utilizes a digital signaling system. Of the two, pet owners say that Invisible Fence’s signal is less prone to interference. This is due to their 10-X technology that blocks radio signals from other fence systems.

Battery life

Based on pet owners’ experience, DogWatch has longer battery life that can last for up to four months on the receiver collar. Meanwhile, Invisible Fence can last for around three months, so the difference is just small. Another advantage of DogWatch is that they use standard batteries that pet owners can easily acquire instead of Invisible Fence’s proprietary model.

Control and programming

Both DogWatch and Invisible Fence offer systems with smart features. This allows you to monitor the fence remotely, including collar connectivity, boundary wire condition, dog activity, and battery status.

Boundary limits

When it comes to boundary limits, Invisible Fence has the upper hand. They have a patented Boundary Plus Technology that allows dogs to approach the perimeter’s very edge without the risk of running away. This gives pets more space to run and play, especially on small yards. On the other hand, DogWatch still requires a 3 to 5 feet buffer to prevent escapes.

How much does DogWatch hidden fence cost?

The cost of DogWatch fences varies based on the specific installation area. They provide quotes based on your needs, so there’s no one-size-fits-all pricing for their systems, which already includes installation. But on average, DogWatch has a median price of $1,450. This will be lower or higher once you’ve received the custom quote for your property.

But how much does an Invisible Fence cost? For Invisible Fence with training, it will cost you around $2,000 for a ground fence. This will be higher if you have a large yard or if the installation area requires more work.

Can an electric fence kill a dog?

Unlike a ground dog fence or hidden fence, an electric dog fence is a physical containment that uses electric shock. Depending on the level of shock, this can harm or even kill a small dog. This is why many dog owners prefer invisible fences, wired or not, as an alternative solution. please read here can electric fence hurt dog

What collars work with Invisible Fence and DogWatch?

For Invisible Fence, they have their proprietary computer collar for accurate corrections. It’s lightweight and provides a gentle reminder to the dog whenever it tries to stray from your yard. It’s exclusive for their containment systems and can be purchased in multiple units to accommodate multiple dogs.

As for DogWatch, they have their R9 receiver collar that provides either audio or static correction. It’s easy to adjust and suits dogs of all breeds.

How long do invisible fence collars last?

A dog collar can last for years if maintained well. Also, the quality of the collar itself will affect its service years.

When it comes to wired dog fences, the buried wire can last for up to 27 years if left undisturbed. On the other hand, wireless systems are highly dependent on the wear and tear since it’s exposed to various elements.

The bottom line here is if you want a system that lasts, you should invest in a quality setup. The extra bucks will do you a big favor later on.

Are invisible fences bad?

Invisible fences are far from bad. In fact, you can use it to keep your dog safe from accidents and running away. You just have to set and use it right for your dog’s benefit.

Remember that you need to set the right correction level to prevent negative effects. You can do this by observing your dog’s personality and sensitivity to stimuli. A sensitive dog will usually thrive in lower correction settings instead of pushing them to the limits.

Also, I suggest asking the help of a professional when installing and training your dog. Both DogWatch and Invisible Fence provides professional training as part of their containment system products. They will train your dog while helping you understand how the system works.

Are dog fences cruel?

There are many dog fence types, but hidden types are usually safe and humane. Unlike using electric fences, an invisible dog fence won’t burn your dog’s skin, and they will not expose them to electrocution. You can also choose between wired and wireless to suit your needs.

Many veterinarians and dog trainers swear by invisible fences when it comes to keeping dogs safe in the yard. It’s far from cruel as long as you use it right.

Why do rescues require fences?

Rescue dogs will often try to escape their new homes. This is a normal reaction, and it will take months of training and adjustments before rehomed dogs can finally settle on their new place. A ground and traditional fence will help a lot in this process.

Aside from that, rescue organizations often look for a pet fence around a property to approve an adoption application. It says a lot about your preparedness in raising a canine as well as the safety of the dog in your care.

Rescue or not, fences are necessary for a dog’s safety. Our job as responsible pet owners is to ensure that such containments are safe, effective, and beneficial for dogs. please rea here how to get a rescue dog to eat


Which is better wired or wireless dog fence? Both of these fence types work, but for specific users. Wired fences are ideal for large yards and those who have the budget. Meanwhile, those with smaller yards can explore using wireless types, but wired options are also ideal. It’s a matter of finding what suits your property, your dog, and your budget.

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