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Honestly, our Pitt mix has stayed on our 2.5 acre property (mind you he's allowed in about 1/2 and acre) from day one. He's a year and 3 months now, he's only left it by accident when he was still figuring out the winter idea lol.

He's got an extreme prey drive, and we live on a mountain in the woods. Plenty of prey. He's also hard headed, independent and has an incredible nose. Still he stays within the yard and returns to us if he gets to unfamiliar spots.

The reason, he stays?
1. Massive trust and confidence in us.
2. He knows his boundaries quite clearly
3. We used an underground fence to teach him consequences.

1. We did activities that forced him to trust our judgement every day when he was up to 6 or 7 months. Went to our hunting camp walking 2 hours into the dense woods. If he wanted to be a part of the fun he was expected to trust us, and to try his best even if he's scared to fall for example.

2. Now. With this I mean, even today I walk him along his boundary of the fence that hasn't actually worked for 8 months and he gets a warning beep (e-collar) when I see his intention to go over, shocked on a high setting (similar to fence) if he stops he gets vibration untill he's in the yard.

3. Wonderful product to property correct your pup his area honestly. There's no hesitation with the corrections therefore no confusion.
PLEASE CONSULT A PRO/COMPANY FOR HOW TO TRAIN YOU DOG! ITS TOO EASY TO MESS YOUR DOG UP OR HURT IT BY MISTAKE!


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GPS devices for dogs are not a bad idea. Does it work with your dog? It doesn't work with my dog. He immediately starts whining, trying to remove the device. Therefore, I have to constantly follow the dog, so it does not get lost or attack other dogs. I'm thinking of getting another dog, so my dog doesn't get lonely. I'm just worried if my dog can get used to another dog and how long it will take. On the site How Long Does It Take For A Dog To Adjust To A New Dog? - Clever Pet Owners, I read that it takes about 14 days.
 
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