Hidden Dog Fence Feature Comparison

How does DogWatch® compare to Invisible Fence®?

Both DogWatch and Invisible Fence design, sell and install hidden electronic dog fences, but there are several major differences. It’s important to understand the facts before you purchase either system.

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User Adjustable

Designed with flexibility in mind, you can adjust your DogWatch Hidden Fence settings yourself. With an Invisible Fence system, all adjustments must be made by a company representative resulting in unnecessary service fees and inconvenient wait times.  

Patented FM Signal

All electronic dog fences use radio frequencies to transmit the signal from the transmitter or wire to the receiver worn by the dog. DogWatch is the only system on the market that uses our patented digital FM SafeLink® technology. By using the FM signal, there is little to no interference from the stray signals all other AM systems, including Invisible Fence, suffer from causing them to continually work to filter the stray signals from the actual real signal and consequently battery life suffers.

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Longest Battery Life

For this reason, DogWatch Hidden Fence collars have the longest battery life in the industry, a whopping two years on our ProFence vs the 3-4 months average life of Invisible Fence batteries. We simply don’t have to work as hard filtering out stray signals because there aren’t any. Without a doubt, a two-year battery life means more money in your wallet, fewer batteries in landfills, and above all else is safer for your pet because you don’t have to worry about changing the battery every couple of months.

Lifetime Warranty

All professionally dealer-installed DogWatch Hidden Fences carry a Lifetime Equipment Warranty. Power surges, lightning strikes (no worries the best lightning protection comes standard with us, not an option), are covered. In fact, we will even replace the receiver if Fido manages to chew it up! With a warranty like that, your purchase becomes an investment.

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Locally Owned and Operated

Only DogWatch dealerships are 100% locally owned and operated. We take great pride in what we do and value each customer along with their pets. Excellent service and ongoing support are some of the many attributes you will come to enjoy should you choose DogWatch. Happy customers and happy pets are our best source of referrals! Our reviews are a testament to that. 

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5 Adjustable Settings

The 5 adjustable settings include a vibration setting, 3 stimulation settings and a Progressive setting that begins with Vibration and gradually progresses from Low to High if the dog continues to pull.

Progressive Levels

When the dog pulls, the level of the vibration or stimulation (for that setting) gradually increases. When the dog stops pulling, the SideWalker resets to the lowest level for that setting.

Long-lasting Battery

The long-lasting, easy-to-recharge battery typically stays charged for several days.

Low battery indicator

Lets you know when it is time to recharge.

Lightweight, waterproof

Because dogs will be dogs.