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If you are interested in underground fences, there are many different kinds to choose from. Some companies will come out and install wiring for underground fences. Others will provide a radio signal that detects a circular perimeter of a distance you can pre-select, and which is connected to a dog's collar. There are also DIY options which help you to run wire yourself and connect them to a transmitter and dog collars that you can purchase separately. These options all have pros and cons. For example, the DIY alternative might seem right for you, or not…
A long long time ago, when RedTeddy was in its infancy, before the deer fence and before the big dogs (more on them later), we were highly budget-conscious, and we thought, what’s a couple acres of wire? What's a couple acres of digging a trench? Anyone can do that! Right? What are twelve year old boys good for if not for digging acres of six inch wide trenches to bury miniscule 20 gauge wire in, right? There was some conversation at that time about child labor and whether or not it's legal nowadays.. but we did point out how one person, who does not need to be named, pays for electricity and therefore can choose not to pay for said electricity to power certain devices that exist solely to entertain certain twelve year olds who like to play FIFA 2012 (even if this twelve year old insists it is not "playing" when it is a “vocation").
The DIY version of underground fencing was just great, until it wasn’t... until I, personally, had to go out in the rain with a very long wire and cut and splice it into the buried line in segmented regions to try to figure out where the break in the tiny miniscule 20 gauge very breakable wire was... Oh, and did I mention that this was in the rain? Or maybe it was snow. Yes, snow, too.. definitely. So DIY is great for underground wire fencing unless you want it done right the first time. And unless you want help training your dogs to use it correctly, which we never really needed back then, because our dog was a Poodle and super smart, and she basically trained herself. Because we did not know how, so she had to. It worked great.