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PetSafe Stubborn Dog In-Ground Fence System

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Description

Some pups prefer to be the boss and wander to their heart's content, but pet parents know: it's a jungle out there! The PetSafe Stubborn Dog In-Ground Fence System has 4 higher-intensity settings than standard in-ground fences and gives an audible when hard-headed hounds get too close to the boundary. For older pets or pups with selective hearing, a vibration-only mode gets their attention and reminds them that rules are there for a reason and there's plenty of fun to be had in the yard.

Key Benefits
  • Waterproof receiver collar for dogs 8 pounds and up, or neck sizes 6-28 inches.
  • Covers up to 1/3 acre with included wire, expandable up to 25 acres with additional boundary wire (not included).
  • 4 adjustable levels of static correction with highest intensity levels available, tone with vibration option alerts your pet with a beep and vibration. Run Through Prevention- Correction increases if your dog tries to run through the boundary zone.
  • Low battery indicator Collar uses PetSafe 9-Volt PAC11-12067 battery (included).
  • Works with multiple dogs and cats (additional receiver collars required).
What's Included

Transmitter with power adapter, receiver collar with 9-Volt alkaline battery, test light tool, operating and training guide, (50) boundary training flags, 500 feet of wire, wire nuts and gel-filled capsules.

Precautions

Avoid leaving the collar on for more than 12 hours a day. Please refer to packaged instructions for additional details.

Click here for 9-Volt PAC11-12067 batteries.

Cick here for extra wires and flags.

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  • Item Number
    63894
Instructions

Troubleshooting

Receiver Collar is not beeping or correcting.

  • Check battery to make sure it is installed properly.
  • Check that both lights are lit on the Fence Transmitter. If not, perform the “System Test” (page 26).

The Receiver Collar is beeping, but the pet is not responding to the Static Correction.

  • Test the Receiver Collar with the Test Light walking toward the Boundary Wire.
  • If the Test Light flashes, check the fit of the Receiver Collar.
  • Trim your pet’s fur where the Contact Points touch the neck and/or switch to the longer Contact Points.
  • Increase the Static Correction Level.
  • Repeat training steps to reinforce training.

The Receiver Collar has to be held on top of the Boundary Wire to activate.

  • Replace battery.
  • Adjust Boundary Width Control knob clockwise to increase the distance from the Boundary Wire that the Receiver Collar activates. Verify the Boundary Control Switch is placed at the proper setting according to the amount of Boundary Wire used. (See Step 6)
  • If using a Double Loop, make sure Boundary Wires are separated at least 5 feet.
  • If the Receiver Collar still has to be held on top of the Boundary Wire, perform the “System Test”.

The Receiver Collar activates inside the house.

  • Turn the Boundary Width Control knob counterclockwise to decrease the distance from the Boundary Wire that the Receiver Collar activates.
  • Make sure the Boundary Wire is not running within 15 feet of the house. The signal can transmit through the walls of your house.
  • Make sure Boundary Wires are twisted from Boundary to the Fence Transmitter

The Receiver Indicator Light is flashing every 4 to 5 seconds and I have just installed a new battery.

  • To reset the low battery indicator, remove the battery from the Receiver Collar. Discharge all power by holding the correction level button down until the light is no longer illuminated. Reinstall battery.

I have an inconsistent signal.

  • Make sure Fence Transmitter is at least 3 feet from large metal objects or appliances.
  • Make sure all Boundary Wire turns are gradual with a minimum 3 foot radius.
  • Make sure the Boundary Wire is not running parallel to and within 10 feet of electrical wires, neighboring containment systems, telephone wires, television or antenna cables, or satellite dishes.
  • If a neighboring containment system may be causing an inconsistent signal, move the Boundary Wire farther away from the neighboring containment system.

The Power and Loop Indicator Lights are off.

  • Check that the Power Adapter is plugged into the Fence Transmitter.
  • Check that the Power Adapter is plugged in properly.
  • If the system is plugged into a GFCI or RCD outlet, check to see if the circuit has been tripped. Reset the GFCI or RCD circuit if required.
  • Verify that the outlet is working properly by plugging in a known working item such as a radio.
  • Try plugging into another 120-volt outlet.
  • If the lights still do not come on, the Fence Transmitter and/or Power Adapter needs to be replaced.
  • If a Surge Protector is installed, unplug the Surge Protector and plug the power adapter directly into the outlet.

The Power Light is on, the Loop Indicator Light is off, and the Fence Transmitter loop alarm is sounding.

  • Check Boundary Wire connections at the Fence Transmitter for proper connection.
  • Check for broken or damaged Boundary Wires at outside entry to the house.
  • Perform the “System Test” (page 26) to determine if the Fence Transmitter or Surge Protector needs to be replaced.
  • If the Fence Transmitter is functioning properly, you have a break in your Boundary Wire. See the “Wire Break Location Test” (page 27) section in this guide.
Size

The proper fit and placement of your receiver collar is important for effective training. The contact points must have direct contact with your pets skin on the underside of their neck.

  1. Make sure the receiver collar is turned off.

  2. Start with your pet standing comfortably.

  3. Center the contact points underneath your pets neck, touching the skin. If your pet has a long or thick coat, consider using the long contact points to reach through the fur. These can be purchased online or from our Customer Care Center. Note: It is sometimes necessary to trim the hair around the contact points to make sure that contact is consistent.

  4. Check the tightness of the receiver collar by inserting one finger between the end of a contact point and your pets neck. The fit should be snug but not constricting.

  5. Allow your pet to wear the collar for several minutes then recheck the fit. Check the fit again as your pet becomes more comfortable with the receiver collar.
  6. If you'd like to to trim the collar strap, mark the desired length of the receiver collar with a pen. Allow for growth if your pet is young or grows a thick winter coat. Remove the receiver collar from your pet and cut off the excess. If your receiver has a nylon strap, seal the edge of the cut collar by applying a flame along the frayed edge.

If your collar is a QuickFit collar, it is designed so you can quickly attach and remove the Receiver Collar from your pet while maintaining the desired fit.

  1. With the Snap Buckle fastened, thread the collar through the Metal Buckle.

  2. Slide the excess collar through the “C” Loop on top of the Snap Buckle. This will hold the excess collar in place.

  3. Once the collar fit is determined, use the Snap Buckle to remove and replace the collar.

Replacing the Receiver on a New Collar Strap

  1. Slide the receiver off the old strap.

  2. Slide the receiver on the new strap.

  3. Adjust the slide buckle so the collar won't become loose around your pet’s neck.

  4. Make sure the ridges are facing up or the collar may slip.

Warranty

1-Year Limited Warranty.

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Secure Boundaries, Maximum Freedom

PetSafe's In-Ground Fence Systems are the most versatile and economical way to safely contain your pets while giving them plenty of room to run around. They're cheaper and easier to install than traditional fences, and you can customize or expand them whenever you need to. The gentle static correction from the remote collar helps pets quickly learn the boundaries of their territory.

Secure Boundaries, Maximum Freedom
Customized for Your Pet's Safety

Customized for Your Pet's Safety

With PetSafe's In-Ground Fence Systems, you create a custom safe zone around your home and yard. This keeps pets out of dangerous areas, pools, gardens or trash and also keeps them from running away or into the street. You can add an unlimited number of pets with additional collars, and you can tailor the layout to fit your unique needs.

How It Works

First, you'll set custom boundaries by burying the included wire in your yard. Put the receiver collar on your pet, and the transmitter will be able to send radio signals to the collar. When he approaches the wire border, your dog will hear a warning tone or feel a vibration. If he tries to leave the yard, he'll receive a safe static correction from the collar as a reminder to go back.

How It Works
Static Correction

What Is Static Correction?

Static correction is a mild electric stimulation that feels like a tickling sensation or like touching a metal doorknob. There are four levels that you can set, and you'll start by trying the lowest until you see a slight reaction like raised ears or a tilted head. The static correction will surprise your pet but is not harmful, and he'll always get a warning tone or vibration first.

Install in a Weekend

Installing your new PetSafe In-Ground Fence takes just 1 or 2 days—much less time than it takes to install a traditional fence. With a few simple tools, you can easily set it up in a weekend. It's a short DIY project that won't change the look of your landscaping and leaves you with the peace of mind that your pet will be safe and close to home.

Install in a Weekend

Choosing the Right Fence System

Type Pet Size
Containment Area With:
Included Wire Additional Wire
Correction Levels Warning Tone or Vibration Auto Shutoff
Basic Dogs 8+ pounds Up to 1/3 acre Up to 5 acres 4 Tone-only alert -
In-Ground Dogs 8+ pounds Up to 1/3 acre Up to 25 acres 4 Tone-only alert Correction stops after 30 seconds
Stubborn Large and/or "stubborn" dogs 8+ pounds Up to 1/3 acre Up to 25 acres 4 (higher intensity) Tone-only alert and vibration modes -
Rechargeable Dogs and cats 5+ pounds Up to 1/3 acre Up to 25 acres 4 Tone-only alert Correction stops after 15 seconds
YardMax Rechargeable Dogs 5+ pounds Up to 1/3 acre Up to 10 acres 5 Tone-only alert Correction stops after 15 seconds

About PetSafe

Since 1991, PetSafe has been keeping pets safe and making pet owners happy with quality, reliable products. PetSafe is devoted to innovation with a range of products to help you and your pet share the best moments. They make it a point to consult with top trainers, veterinarians and behaviorists and listen to feedback from pet parents so they can continually improve their designs and processes.

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  • Works like a Champ!

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    Great product. I recommend using a edger/trencher to install. That’s what I did and it went flawlessly.

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  • Awesome Underground Fence!

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    I had my first Pet Safe underground fence for 17 years. I began to have a few issues with it so bought this new one and it works great!

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  • Great Product!

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    I ordered this product around 11pm on a Tuesday night and it arrived to my house on Thursday afternoon! Such quick service. My husband installed this system around our property and it works like a charm. No worrying about the puppy running away or getting to the road. Peace of mind when we are at work!

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  • It works for stubborn dogs.

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    This fence really works. We had to turn it up strong at first and well it did freak them out but they are getting adventurous each day meaning they are starting to explore where they can and can't go. The yellow wire it comes with works but is not as strong as the higher end wire we got. I give it a 5 star.

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  • Such a great buy

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    This one is much better than our last one! Our stubborn dog doesn't even try to jump the line!

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  • Wonderful containment system

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    I have had this underground fence for about a year now and i'm in love with it. When we installed it it was kind of a a pain to bury, but worth it. It didn't work at first because we had our connection wires to close together and the setting on the box was set to a level to high for our yard, but we quickly fixed it with the help of petsafe. They have very good customer service and it was a breeze working with them, they figured out the problem rather quickly and walked us though the process of fixing the problem. After the install when everything was in working order it took two days to train our dogs where they where aloud to go and where the boundary line ended. We kept the flags up for two I have had this underground fence for about a year now and i'm in love with it. When we installed it it was kind of a a pain to bury, but worth it. It didn't work at first because we had our connection wires to close together and the setting on the box was set to a level to high for our yard, but we quickly fixed it with the help of petsafe. They have very good customer service and it was a breeze working with them, they figured out the problem rather quickly and walked us though the process of fixing the problem. After the install when everything was in working order it took two days to train our dogs where they where aloud to go and where the boundary line ended. We kept the flags up for two weeks to keep the dogs in familiar territory. The collars where simple and come with two sizes of prongs. I personally like the longer ones. So yes i would recommend this to everyone that doesn't have or can't afford a fence. What so ever the case may be. … more

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  • Great

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    Works perfect highly recommend . Easy to set up and install

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  • Saves Lives

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    I read a lot of reviews on electronic fences before settling on this one. We live next to a major highway that people are always speeding on. This fence saved my old dog's life by keeping her in the yard and having fun. It took a couple days to truly learn, but she caught on quickly. She is gone now, but my new puppy will soon be learning this fence. It's the best on the market.

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  • Easy installation with the right tools

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    I was concerned that the standard fence wouldn't be consistently strong enough to keep our pup safe; we have a husky mix and I've heard some stories about their stubborn nature with invisible fences. We went with the stubborn dog model and had it installed in a few hours. We used an edger to make a channel and I followed along with the wire and a paint stirrer to lay it town and then push it down into the dirt. The electrical hookup is easy and the instructions are clear. We've been working on training but my pup so far loves his freedom to roam as he wants. Overall it's a good investment.

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  • Simple enough

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    I got it late but was able to install the system in less than an hour (still cable above ground though). The tune up is easy enough, put the level to 2 as the level automatically increase if the dog persist. Anyway, I do not have to hunt my hound dog in the neighborhood anymore which is AWESOME. I just wished that the collar would be better quality and the shocker a little smaller. But I am happy with this system.

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