Will the SDF-100A work in my yard?
Yes. This system works in yards up to 100 acres with the purchase of additional wire and flag kits (SDF-WF). This system includes 1,000 feet of wire and 100 boundary flags.
Is my dog too big (or little)?
The SportDOG Brand In-Ground Fence System has been proven safe and effective for dogs over 10 pounds. The adjustable collar and Stimulation levels allow you to create a perfect solution for your dog.
Can my children get hurt?
NO. The mild correction is produced by the Contact Points on the Collar Receiver, not the Boundary Wire. With proper use, the system is safe for all.
I have a small dog and a large dog; will this work for me?
YES. Since the SportDOG Brand In-Ground Fence System provides just the right amount of adjustable stimulation within each dog’s collar, it is safe and effective for all the dogs in your family over 10 pounds. The kit includes one collar; additional collars are sold separately (SDF-R Add-A-Dog).
Is this complicated?
No. This operating and training guide will walk you through every step.
Can I use the system with an existing fence?
YES. The system can be used with an existing fence if you have a problem with a dog digging or jumping over a traditional fence.
How often will my dog receive a correction?
When trained properly, most dogs will only receive a few corrections during normal usage.
How old does my dog have to be before starting to train on the In-Ground system?
Because all dogs are different, training on the SportDOG Brand In-Ground Fence System can be started once your dog can learn basic obedience commands like “sit” and “stay.”
Can I twist one wire to make a gate or safe area that my dog can cross?
No. The wires need to meet in order to cancel out the signal.
Does the Range Adjuster knob tell me how wide my Boundary Width will be?
Every yard is different. You will have to use the Collar Receiver to find the Boundary Width.
Can I use the SDF-100A with more than one dog?
Yes. Any number of dogs can be added to the system with the purchase of SDF-R Add-A-Dog Collar Receivers.
Are there other collars besides the SDF-R that are compatible with my SDF-100A system?
Yes, the PetSafe In-Ground Fence Extra Reciever Collars will work with this system. They include the PUL-250 UltraLight, the PUL-275 Deluxe UltraLight, the PRF-275-11 Stubborn Dog and the PIG00-10778 Little Dog.
Why is my SDF-100A Transmitter beeping?
You have a break in your Boundary Wire. Refer to “TO LOCATE A BREAK IN THE BOUNDARY WIRE” section on page 24 for more information.
Why is it suggested to preform a Short Loop Test?
A Short Loop Test is a simple test to determine if each component (Fence Transmitter, Collar Receiver and Boundary Wire) is functioning properly.