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De-Fence Your Pet® Frequently Asked Questions:

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Q: How big or old must my pet be to be trained?

A: The pet should be well-adjusted to the home environment before beginning training. De-Fence Your Pet® recommends that your pet be at least 8 weeks old, but has no minimum or maximum size limitations. The youngest dog De-Fence Your Pet® has trained was an 8 week old teacup poodle, it was also the lightest weight dog trained to date weighing a mere 2 pounds and there was no problem because of the Kyle’s training experience and the equipment capabilities.

 Q: My dog is 10 years old. Can it be trained?

A: You can teach an old dog new tricks! De-Fence Your Pet® has trained many senior pets on our electronic pet fences.

 Q: How long will it take to train my dog?

A: Most of our clients' dogs are trained in about six days. Our gentle training drastically reduces the duration of training and is more humane than our competitors' methods.

 Q: Why choose De-Fence Your Pet® over the competition?

A: The answer to that is simple: service, training, technology, expertise, price, and innovation.

 Q: Will the correction hurt my pet?

A: The correction is safe and harmless, yet effective enough to startle the dog. The correction produces less energy than that produced by a static shock from carpeting.

 Q: How big an area will the transmitter cover?

A: De-Fence Your Pet transmitter can cover up to 100 acres

Q: How often must I replace the batteries in the receiver?

A: This will vary depending on how often your dog tests the boundary. In most cases the battery will last five to eight months. However, the low battery indicator light will alert you when the batteries are low so you can change the batteries before they expire.

 Q: Can my cat be contained on this system?

A: Yes, it has been our experience that cats respond well with the proper training.

 Q: How many pets can be put on the system?

A: There are no limitations to the number of pets you can contain.

 Q: Does your receiver receive false signals and shock the dog accidentally?

A: No. De-Fence Your Pet® uses a digital receiver which eliminates false signals. Just like your cell phone cannot ring unless someone is calling, our receiver and collar cannot falsely activate in front of TVs, microwave ovens, or other electronic devices.

 Q: Is your receiver waterproof?

A: The receiver is encased in a high-impact ABS thermoplastic housing. It is guaranteed to be 100% waterproof. Your dog can swim without damaging the collar. But if something did happen to the receiver or collar and it is damaged, the manufacturer's warranty does apply.

 Q: What happens if my dog chews up the receiver and destroys it?

A: Unlike some competitors, dog chews are covered under the manufacturer's life-time warranty. In fact even if you run over the receiver with a lawn mower or auto the warranty covers the damaged unit. What’s not covered: loss, theft or damage caused by installing the wrong size battery. Otherwise just save me some parts and I will cover it.

Contact Kyle at De-Fence Your Pet® with any questions that you might have and if
he doesn’t have the answer he will find it and get back to you with the answer.