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YardMax® Rechargeable In-Ground Fence™

PIG00-11115

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  • How does YardMax mode work?
  • How often do I need to charge the Receiver Collar battery?
  • I found a lost pet with one of your collars on, is there a way to locate the owner?
  • Can I attach a leash to the containment receiver collar?
  • Can I use the system on an aggressive dog?
  • Can I use the containment system on a cat?
  • Can the receiver collar be placed on my pet’s present collar?
  • How long can my pet wear the receiver collar?
  • How old should my pet be before I start training?
  • If my pet leaves the Pet Area, how long will he be corrected?
  • Is there a hand-held remote transmitter that will work with the system?
  • Where do I put my boundary flags?
  • Will static correction harm my pet?
  • Will this fence keep other pets out of my yard?
  • Can I use more than one receiver collar on the system?
  • How do I locate a break in the boundary wire?
  • How do I repair a damaged wire (splice wires)?
  • Can I leave the boundary wire above ground or even attach it to an existing fence?
  • How do I allow a place along the boundary wire where my pet can safely cross?
  • How do I run the wire over my driveway?
  • How long will it take me to install an in-ground fence?
  • What is the double loop layout and why do I need to do it?
  • What is a partial wire break and how do I find it?
  • What is the Short Loop Test and how is it done?
  • What happens if the power goes out?
  • Which fences work with which pet proofing barriers?
  • Will the YardMax collar fit dogs under 5 pounds?
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Installation & Setup

  • How long will it take me to install an in-ground fence?
  • Step 1: Install the Transmitter
  • Step 2: Charge the Receiver Collar
  • Step 3: Lay Out the System
  • Step 4: Position the Boundary Wire
  • Step 5: Prepare the Receiver Collar
  • Step 6: Connect Wires to Surge Protector & Transmitter
  • Step 7: Verify Transmitter Boundary Wire Connection with Receiver Collar
  • Step 8: Test Receiver Collar
  • Step 9: Install the Boundary Wire
  • Step 10: Place the Boundary Flags
  • What is the double loop layout and why do I need to do it?
  • Getting the proper fit on the receiver collar.
  • Setting Up Pet-Free Zones with Pawz Away Barriers
  • How does YardMax mode work?
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Training

  • Getting the proper fit on the receiver collar.
  • How old should my pet be before I start training?
  • How long can my pet wear the receiver collar?
  • Training your pet to a containment system: Step 1: Flag Recognition
  • Training your pet to a containment system: Step 2: Distraction Phase
  • Training your pet to a containment system: Step 3: Unleashed Supervision & Monitoring
  • My pet reacts strongly to the static correction and has become fearful.
  • Will static correction harm my pet?
  • Where do I put my boundary flags?
  • My pet keeps running through the boundary.
  • Training Your Dog: PetSafe Little Dog In-Ground Radio Fence
  • PetSafe In-Ground Containment: Planning & Installation
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Troubleshooting

  • The Receiver Collar is not beeping or administering a Static Correction.
  • What happens if the power goes out?
  • The collar is not charging.
  • In YardMax mode, the Receiver Collar corrects within the Pet Area.
  • In YardMax mode, the collar corrects my pet when he returns to the Pet Area.
  • The collar activates inside the house.
  • My pet reacts strongly to the static correction and has become fearful.
  • How do I locate a break in the boundary wire?
  • How do I repair a damaged wire (splice wires)?
  • I just put a new battery in, and the low battery light is flashing on my receiver collar.
  • My pet keeps running through the boundary.
  • My receiver collar activates inconsistently.
  • No status light on the Fence Transmitter and alarm is silent.
  • The fuse blows in my system when it is replaced.
  • The receiver collar has to be held on top of the boundary wire to activate.
  • The receiver collar is activating in places it shouldn’t (inside the house, far from the wire).
  • What is a partial wire break and how do I find it?
  • What is the Short Loop Test and how is it done?
  • PetSafe In-Ground Fence Short Loop Test
  • How can I check to see if the Lightning Protector is providing power?
  • How can I check to make sure the Lightning Protector is completing the loop?
  • How do I use the Test Light Tool to test my collar?
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