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The cost of installing an electronic pet fence for your dog will increase or decrease based upon a number of factors. This article is intended to provide you with a checklist of questions to ask yourself and your contractor.

This key will serve as your guide:

$0 = No additional cost
$ = Standard cost
$$+ = Additional cost

Questions to Ask Yourself

What type of area needs to be fenced in? (Installers commonly charge for fencing by the linear foot.)

$ - When only the backyard is enclosed

$$ - When the front and backyard are enclosed

Does a double loop of wire need to be laid in order to prevent the dog from accessing certain parts of the lawn?

$ - When a single layer of wire is laid

$$ - When a double loop is used to make sure the dog cannot enter a tool shed or garden, but the dog can still enter the home safely

How many pets are there?

$ - One pet

$$ - Two or more pets (Each dog will need its own collar and transmitter.)

What type of land do I have?

$0 – When the grass is moved and the land is flat

$$ - When soil is rocky or filled with clay

$$ - When there are steep slopes

$$ - When it is a heavily forested area

Do I need the fence installer to start the training process?

$0 – When the installer only installs the fence

$$ - When the installer offers an initial training session

Do I also need to install a lightning protector?

$0 - When lightning protection is included with the fence

$$ - When a lightning protector must be purchased separately

Do I need to install a battery back-up for the transmitter?

$0 – When there is no battery back-up

$$ - When a battery back-up is installed

Ask the Pro:

1. How long do you expect the installation of the fence to take?

2. Is the fence safe for my dog?

3. Will you ensure that my underground utility lines are not disturbed during the installation process?

4. How do you commonly charge for your services?

5. Is there a warranty on the fencing material or the workmanship?

6. How often do I need to replace the batteries in the electric collar?

7. What will happen if the power goes out?

8. Do you have any references that I could contact?

9. Where will the transmitter be installed?

10. Should I consult with my vet before installing a wireless pet fence?

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