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PetSafe PetSafe Wireless Instant Fence Extra Transmitter System

Covers an adjustable circular area up to 1/2 acre (180 feet in diameter)Completely wireless and portableIncludes AC Power AdaptorModel IF-100
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Can somebody explain to me how combining two of these wireless units increases the area of the circle? It would seem to me, if you put two in the same

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You are right in assuming that two units with the same range placed in the same area would not yield a greater range. If found this pdf: (http://www.petco.com/assets/pdf/petsafewireless.pdf) on the page of the original PetSafe Wireless Instant Fence kit shows that the two units still work just fine placed separately with only part of their ranges overlapping.
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I dont know how it increases the area of the circle. I have the PetSafe Wireless Pet Containment System and two collars for my Chihuahua and Blue Heeler. The picture of this looks exactly like the one I have. I don't have another system hooked up with it, and it works perfectly for keeping them in the yard. I guess this could be a different system with the same looks, but I'm not sure.
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When using 2 transmitter boxes, how does the dog not get shocked when the gap isn't covered in the overlap? Helen
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Call PetSafe Customer Care @ 1-866-738-4379
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If there is a gap between the ranges of your units, then the dogs cannot avoid receiving a form of correction if they try to move from one area to another. When you place your units, it is easiest to hold the collars by the straps and walking the area to find the best two places to put your units. It especially helps you need to make the shape of the area you want your dogs to use more specific.
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how much does the collar on the PetSafe wireless pet containment system weigh?

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Hi there, I was worried about it being too heavy for our dog's neck too, but it hasn't been a problem at all. He's about 22 lbs, and the collar seems bulky at first, but after a day or 2 it seemed normal, and he never scratched at it. I think it only weighs a few ounces.
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My dog is only 6 pounds can this be used for her. Is the collar to heavy for a lillte dog.

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The instructions say your dog should be at least 8 lbs. I have this collar for my 8 lb Chihuahua. It works okay for him, although I do wish it was lighter. He doesnt like the weight and tries to get it off his neck by shaking his head, but its better than him getting hit by a car.
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Can I use this transmitter to replace a damaged one?

I have the collar I had with my Petsafe Wireless that was destroyed when the house was burned down.
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How do 2 petsafe wireless transmitters work together?

If the transmitters coverage is circular, how does the dog not get shocked when the circles overlap when using 2 transmitters, say 1 in the front yard and 1 in the back?
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will this work in cold weather if i put it in a garage

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Yes it should work just fine. If you have any other questions please call PetSafe customer care at: 1-866-738-4379
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will a 4 foot above ground pool block signal

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It could depending on where your transmitter is located. I would suggest calling PetSafe customer care at: 1-866-738-4379
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Can the Petsafe cat collar be used with the Petsafe wireless transmitter?

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No the cat collar can only be used with the In-Ground fence systems. If you have any other questions please call PetSafe customer care at: 1-866-738-4379
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Is the wireless Petsafe fences compatible with the underground Petsafe collars (RF-275)?

Large breed dogs 100+lbs
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No, the RF-275 Stubborn Dog In-Ground Containment Receiver Collar will not work with the PetSafe Wireless Containment Systems.

In-Ground and Wireless Containment products are not compatible with one another.

PetSafe product experts would be happy to help discuss which products may be right for you and your pet. If you would like to speak to a PetSafe Customer Care associate, please call PetSafe Customer Care at 1-800-732-2677. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Eastern Time and on Saturdays from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Eastern.

Thank you for your interest in PetSafe products!

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Can the system be used for multiple size dogs?

We have the petsafe wireless system for our 7 year old outside beagle. We recently got a small inside dog (yorkie) . We would like to use the system for our new dog as well. She only weighs about 3 lbs right now. Is there a small collar available for her and at what weight would we be able to use it for her?
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The Stay & Play Wireless receiver collar, Petco SKU #: 1432940. 5 pounds is the minumum weight.
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Will the PetSafe Elite Big Dog add a wireless rechargeable dog collar work with the PetSafe wireless system?

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Thank you for your interest in PetSafe products.

No, the PetSafe Elite Big Dog Add-A-Dog Collar is for use with the PetSafe Elite Big Dog Remote Trainer.

A PetSafe Wireless Containment Receiver Collar would be needed for use with a PetSafe Wireless Containment System.

To ensure you are provided with the correct compatibility information for your specific product, please call PetSafe Customer Care at 1-800-732-2677.

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. Eastern Time and Saturdays from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Eastern.

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