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Dog Fence Training

Humane and Effective Training

dog trainingThe GentleSteps™ training technique is a revolutionary low-stress method of effectively training your pets to their new fence in a safe, humane manner, ensuring that while your pet is learning your pet is also happy and comfortable. This method is exclusive to Pet Stop®, and with Hidden Fence of the Lake Area’s IACP certified trainers, you can rest assured that your pet is in the best of hands.

In addition, Hidden Fence of the Lake Area’s trainers will walk you through the training process, providing you with the tools you’ll need to continue reinforcement training on your own.


Pet Stop® Walks Customers Through Pet Fence Training With GentleSteps™

gentle steps training“Keeping pets safe in the yard and away from danger doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful for you or your dog. All dog fence systems rely on a special training collar that emits a brief and harmless static correction as a deterrent to leaving the safety of the yard which may be stressful for some animals, particularly if you have a shy or sensitive pet. To reduce the stress associated with introducing your pet to her new fence, Pet Stop has introduced the new GentleSteps training method.

GentleSteps training is the perfect marriage of product technology and the latest soft touch training method to quickly and easily familiarize your dog to her fencing system. GentleSteps training is the modern and incremental training program that reduces problems more commonly associated with traditional containment training by using barely perceptible levels of collar stimulation, just a tickle, during the critical training phase.

While it is undeniable that many individuals have contributed to the development of this unique training protocol, the behavior expert most credited with this revolutionary low stress training technique is professional trainer and Pet Stop dealer Rich Weinssen of Hidden Fence of New Jersey. As a founding member of the International Association of Canine Professionals, Mr. Weinssen believes in a humane approach to pet training and saw the opportunity to develop a low stress approach by using a slow and gradual increase in correction, supplemented by frequent training sessions.

The new Pet Stop system has literally thousands of personalized adjustments, including the ultra-low levels needed for GentleSteps training. Whether it’s interference problems, tricky installations like small lots or even lots of dogs, our exclusive programming capability enables Pet Stop professionals to install the fence to teach your pet to respect her new boundaries quickly and most important – happily. We aren’t limited by our equipment’s flexibility. And, we don’t think you should settle for anything less either.

After your pet is safe and comfortable behind her fence, higher levels can be used to help even the most committed escape artist to resist the many natural distractions that might jeopardize their safety such as squirrels, bikes or speeding cars. ”

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GentleSteps™ is a trademark of Perimeter Technologies, Inc.