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PetSafe Dog Fence 2020 Reviews (In-ground & Wireless)

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PetSafe Dog Fence 2020 Reviews (In-ground, Electric & Wireless)Gone are the days when you have to be on the check every now and then to ensure that your pet hasn’t wandered out of your space. Come to think of pet owners even having to build a physical fence which apparently they aren’t cool with, simply because they want to confine their pet to their home.

And as all these hassles seem unending, PetSafe Dog Fences showed up as the saving gadget to help pet owners take a break from frequent checks about their dog’s way about. These dog fences were also featured in our Best Invisible Dog Fences for 2020 buyer’s guide.

PetSafe is the largest manufacturer of electronic pet training products in the U.S., they’re devoted to the most innovative research and advanced designs. PetSafe products serve to help us with training or just pampering a pet.

So, in this review, we have our top 4 (obviously the best 4) PetSafe invisible dog fences to help you decide which will best suit your dog. Let’s check them out.

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Best PetSafe Dog Fence Reviews in 2020

Here’s our 4 individual reviews for PetSafe Dog Fences.

PetSafe Wireless Dog and Cat Containment SystemPetSafe Wireless Dog and Cat Containment System is a wireless dog fence of about ½ acre circular boundary around your home, and it saves you from going through the stress of having to burry electric dog fence wire. The setup is pretty easy and the battery-operated correctional collar have up to 5 levels of correction based on your dog’s temperament. If you need to add other pets to a single system, all you need to do is buy an additional PetSafe Wireless fence collars for other pets.

Features

Transmitter with power adaptor, Waterproof adjustable collar, PetSafe RFA 67 battery, 50 training flags, Test light tool, Short and long contact points for short or long-haired pets, product and training manual and one year warranty.

Type: Wireless dog fence

Our rating:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Pros

  • No need to bury wires in the ground
  • Easy to set up (within a few hours)
  • Waterproof collar
  • Unlimited number of pets within a single system

Cons

  • Rigid boundary shape (circular)
  • Covers only ½ acre

Petsafe PIF-300 Wireless 2-Dog Fence Containment System is a simple-to-setup invisible dog fence that comes with efficient technology to contain your dog’s movement around your home and neighbourhood.

With Petsafe PIF-300 wireless 2-dog fence containment system, your dog has a receiver collar that warns her when she is approaching her boundary, and when she continues to move to pass her boundary, there is a static correction, which is strong enough to remind her of her boundary during your training sessions with her. Fortunately, the startling correction shock is not harmful to your furry friend.

Most outstanding about this petsafe dog fence is the fact that it comes with an additional receiver collar for another dog. Obviously, this can help your dogs to learn and correct each other as they play around your yard.

Features

Wireless radio-fence containment system with power adaptor, correction receiver collar, Extra PIF-275 collar for another dog, setup and training manual.

Type: Wireless dog fence

Our rating:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Pros

  • No need to bury wires in the ground
  • Easy to set up (1-2 hours)
  • Comes with one additional waterproof collar
  • Warning beep to remind dogs when they approach their boundary

Cons

  • Rigid boundary shape (circular)
  • Covers only ½ acre

PetSafe YardMax Rechargeable In-Ground FenceThe PetSafe YardMax Rechargeable In-Ground Fence is an underground pet barrier that comes with multiple wire gauge and indoor or outdoor barrier options which helps you to create a boundary of about 1/3 acre around your home so that your pet can play within a safe range.

A unique feature of the YardMax In-Ground dog fence is the fact that it gives your pet more play space by allowing your play outside her boundary before she receives a correctional shock from her collar receiver. More so, as to reduce the number of punishment your lovely pet will have to face for crossing her boundary, YardMax In-Ground fence doesn’t correct your dog the second with a shock as it is the case with other traditional in-ground dog fences.

Just like other petsafe in-ground dog fence, you can add an unlimited number of pets into the YardMax In-Ground fence system once you purchase additional compatible Rechargeable In-Ground Fence Collars.

Features

Transmitter with power adaptor, YardMax Rechargeable In-Ground Fence with 1 adjustable collar, Surge protector, Rechargeable Li-ion battery; non-replaceable, 500 feet of 20 gauge solid copper dog fence wire, 50 training flags, Waterproof splice capsules and wire nuts, Short and long contact points for short or long-haired pets, Test light tool, Product Manual and One-year warranty.

Type: Wired – 20 Gauge Wire

Our rating:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

Pros

    • A limited number of correctional shocks on your dog
    • Customized boundary shape
    • With additional wire, there is no limit to your pets play area
    • Rechargeable waterproof collar

Can accommodate an unlimited number of pets with compatible collars.

Cons

  • Marking out boundary is stressful and takes a lot of time (2-3 days)

PetSafe Basic In-Ground FenceThe PetSafe Basic In-Ground Dog and Cat Fence is another revolutionizing underground electric pet fence that is designed to help you contain the movement of your pets within areas that you want them to go. Petsafe Basic In-Ground Dog Fence comes with transmissions system and a 500 feet wire which can cover an area of about 1/3 acre to help you keep your furry friends within reach. Well, if you are very liberal about where your pets play to, you can take another step of love to purchase more wire to extend their play zone to about 5 acres.

And like you would expect, the PetSafe Basic In-Ground dog fence comes with an ultralight waterproof receiver collar which is adjustable and is also designed to give a static correctional shock to your pet as they move very close to their boundary. And if your furry friend proves very stubborn and continues moving very close to her boundary, the static correctional collar increases its intensity to keep her away from going beyond the limit you have set for her.
Other pets? Sure, the PetSafe Basic In-Ground dog and cat fence is designed to accommodate as many pets as possible. To add other pets into the petsafe in-ground dog fence transmission system, you only need to purchase an additional receiver collar which is compatible with your PetSafe Basic In-Ground Dog and Cat Fence.

Features

Transmitter with power adaptor,1 UltraLight in-ground fence adjustable collar, Surge protector, PetSafe RFA 67 battery, 500 feet of wire and 50 training flags, Waterproof splice capsules and wire nuts, 1 set of short and long contact points for short or long-haired pets, Test light tool, Product Manual and one-year warranty.

Type: Wired – 1 Dog Kit

Our rating:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Pros

  • Customized boundary shape or zone
  • An option to increase the play zone with additional wire
  • Unlimited numbers of pets with a compatible collar receiver can be added into the system

Cons

  • Setting the play zone is stressful and time-consuming

Final Thoughts

Here you are, you have the ball and the choice is yours to choose which PetSafe dog fence will best suit you and your lovely pets.
What do we think? Well, if you ask us, we’ll tell you that all the 4 dog fences under review are all very good and effective in helping you contain your pets’ movement.

So, it all levels down to what you think will serve you best. Good luck with your choice.

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