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Giving Your Dog a Time Out

Last Wednesday I was in Boynton Beach installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and his Brittany Spaniel, Dusty.  My client lived on a road that got a lot of weekend traffic to the beach and he was worried that Dusty would bet hit by a...

Easily Get Your Dog in his Crate

I was at a new Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® client in Miami Gardens last week installing an invisible dog fence system for his Old English Sheepdog, Harry.  Harry liked to meander around the neighborhood and my client loved his view of the lake and the rest of the...

Training Your Dog to Stay

I was in Weston last week installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and his Havanese, Rosy.  They were in the Country Club area of Weston which is always a more difficult area to install the system.  Fortunately, all went very well and we...

Train Your Dog Not to be Nervous with Guests

I was in Palm City on Saturday installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and his Bull Terrier, Rocky. (Did you know that General George Patton and Colonel Pappy Boyington (WWII) also had Bull Terriers?)  Well, the installation went quite...

A Calm and Great Walk Does Not Start Crazy

I was in Okeechobee last week installing a new Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System for a client and his Labradoodle, Sasha. The installation went pretty smoothly because he didn’t have a log of bushes, paved walkways and other hardscape to transverse.  I got the...

Make Sure Your Dog Does Not Nip Your Heals

I was in West Palm Beach last Thursday installing a new Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a client and his Border Collie named Jamison.  Jamison loved to jump the fence and chase after all the neighbors.  Being a herding dog, he then loved to "herd them" and...

The Importance of Feeling Confident with Your Dog

I was at a new Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® client in Southwest Ranches last week installing his new fence for his Bull Mastiff, Rocko.  Rocko is a rather large dog and likes to muscle his way through partially closed gates and holes in the fence.  With a property...

Why Playtime with Your Dog is Important

I was in Coral Springs last Tuesday installing a new Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a client and his Doberman named Francis.  I love Dobies because they are really just happy, friendly dogs.  That was the big problem with Francis.  She always wanted to...

How to Have Your Dog Meet and Greet Other Dogs

I was in Naples last week installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and his Cocker Spaniel named Buddy.  Buddy liked to jump over the back fence and explore all over the neighborhood.  This made it very inconvenient for my client and he...

Why It Is Important You Go Through the Door Before Your Dog

I was in Palm Beach last Friday finishing up a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® project for a new client and his German Short Haired Pointer named Helga.  Helga liked to squeeze under the back fence and get into the neighbor’s flower bed to dig.  Needless to say, my...

Your Relationship with Your Dog is Based on Your Rules, Not Others

I was in Jupiter last week repairing a broken fence line for a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® client and his Catahoula named Mollie.  I had installed the system about three years ago and Mollie hasn’t wandered off the property since then.  Unfortunately, they were...

Potty Training a Dog That is Just Stubborn

I was in Loxahatchee last Wednesday installing a new Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System for a client and his Shiba Inu named Hillary.  They were on a five-acre property, but he only wanted Hillary to wander on the grass near the house.  The installation was pretty...

When You Are Riding Your Bike and a Dog Chases You

I was in Coconut Creek last week working on a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® installation for a new client and his Boxer, Sparky.  Sparkey, like all Boxers, loved to run all around the yard.  The problem was that he also loved to run out of the yard.  He loved to...

A Dog Tip for A Misbehaved Dog This Holiday Season

I was in Davie on Monday installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and his Goldendoodle named Bogey.  Goldendoodles are often frisky and full of energy and Bogey was no exception.  He had been digging under the back yard fence to get to the...

Making Sure Everyone in Your Family Controls and Loves Your Dog

We were in Lauderdale Lakes last Thursday repairing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System for a current client and his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Baron.  I had installed the system and trained Baron about six months ago and everything was going great.  Baron no longer...

Properly Using a Martingale Collar to Walk Your Dog

I was in Wellington last week installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and Milo, his Bull Terrier.  It was a rather large property and the installation went quickly.  Milo “trained up” very well and understood where he could roam and where...

When Your Dog Runs into the Street

About a month ago I installed a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System in Palm Beach Gardens for a new client and his Border Collie named Rusty.  The back yard was already enclosed with a four-foot fence, but Rusty could easily jump over it.  Their big concern was...

How to Work with A Timid, Rescue Dog

I just finished a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® project in Green Acres for a new client and his Bull Terrier, Lucky.  It was a large property and took several days to complete.  While I was working on the installation on one side of the property, his neighbor...

What to Do When Your Dog Doesn’t Potty on the Walk

We were in Tamarac last Thursday working on a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® project for a new client and Lexi, his precocious, roaming Goldendoodle.  As I was installing the perimeter wire in the front yard, a neighbor approached and asked if I also trained dogs.  I...

Pit Bulls Are Great Dogs, People Are Stupid

I was installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system in Palm Beach Gardens for a new client and his Pit Bull named Billie.  The installation was pretty simple and Billie quickly understood where he should be and where he shouldn’t roam.  My client was very...

What to Do When a Neighbor Is Mean to Their Dog

I was in Parkland yesterday installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a new client and Katie, his Irish Setter.  I missed the rain and lightning, so the installation went quickly and Katie was a fast learner when it came to staying within the yard.  As...

Quick and Simple Potty Training Secrets

I just finished a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® installation in Loxahatchee for a new client and his Poodle, Sam.  My client’s poodle was not a bad dog, just very inquisitive and social.  He just wanted to be roaming the neighborhood in search of someone to say “Hi”...

Have Your Dogs Get Along Together

I was performing some modifications to a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system in Jupiter last week for a client and Winston, his 2-year-old Beagle.  He needed to have the perimeter extended to include the back acre of his property and to have some new areas blocked...

Taking Your Dog to the Vet

I was in Wellington last Thursday repairing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System for a previous client and his Australian Cattle Dog, Bingo.  Our products very rarely break, and if they do, there is a manufacturer’s warranty on the equipment.  I am normally called...

Easily Give Your Dog a Bath

I was finishing up a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System for a new client in West Palm Beach yesterday.  His Weimaraner, Bosco, loved to jump his back fence to go after the squirrels in his neighbor’s yard.  After we finished installing the underground fence and...

Getting Your Dog to Drop

We were installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® System for a new client in Boca Raton to help keep his precocious Labradoodle, Cosmo, from escaping from the front yard. Although high energy, Labradoodles can be very intelligent and Cosmo caught on with the...

Having Boundaries for your Dog in Your House

I was in Coral Springs last Tuesday fixing a line break in a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system for a prior dealer’s client with a very well trained Schnauzer named Wilma.  It seemed that he had recently put a few more trees in his back yard right where the...

A Common Mistake in Potty Training Your Large Dog

I was in Miramar last Wednesday finishing up a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® Installation for a new client and his rambunctious Rhodesian Ridgeback named Boomer.  Boomer liked to jump in the lake and swim to visit other neighbor dogs.  My client needed to take...

Start Your Dog Walk Calm and Collected

Last week I was installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system in Cooper City for a new client and his very frisky Golden Retriever named Bear. Bear was known by everyone on the block as the dog that always got out of the back yard and came to play with the...

Your Dog’s Fear of Thunderstorms

Robin and I were installing a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing® system in Hollywood last Wednesday for a client and his escaping Labradoodle named Chloe.  The back yard backed up to a lake that Chloe loved to swim across and visit the rest of the neighborhood.  Well, we...