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Bruce Peterson and his team at Hidden Fence of Minnesota provide the safest and most affordable professionally installed pet fencing to the Twin Cities, Minneapolis – Saint Paul area. We are a local, family owned company with over 25+ years experience in this field.
Whether you want a new Hidden Fence system installed or need service on your existing Invisible Fence® Brand system by an independent service provider, Hidden Fence of Minnesota is a great choice! We also provide cross compatible batteries and receiver collars for existing Invisible Fence®Brand owners. Hidden Fence of Minnesota is a direct competitor of, and is not associated with, the Invisible Fence® Brand Company.
With the current situation we are all facing with the COVID-19 outbreak worldwide Hidden Fence of Minnesota is committed now more than ever to assure you that we are taking all precautions necessary to make the entire process completely safe for you and your family.
For many years Hidden Fence of Minnesota has been completely transparent by posting our prices on our website and providing an easy way to obtain a free quote, specific to your property, emailed to your inbox after obtaining some basic information from you.
We have never required an onsite visit to give you an accurate firm price quote. We will provide you with all the information you need to make a decision using your choices of email, phone conversation and text messaging.
If you decide to use our products & services our onsite practices for layout discussion, installation, and training will include maintaining social distancing recommendations, sanitizing all components before leaving them in your possession, and sending a healthy technician that is not displaying any signs if respiratory illness.
If there are any additional requests you have please be sure to let us know ahead of time so we are prepared to meet and hopefully exceed your expectations.
Reviews of Link app on playstore
We want to point out that the reviews online at the playstore for the Link app are not very good at all and for good reason.
The original version of the app has become very unstable with certain phones particularly on the android platform.
To resolve these and other issues that customers have mentioned over the past 2 years, the Pet Stop Link development team has completely rebuilt a new App using a much better programming platform that will accomodate the growth and enhancement of Link features.
Hidden Fence of Minnesota has been testing the new App version that is expected to be released very soon to ALL Link customers and we are very pleased to say that the performance is outstanding.
The Link EcoLite receiver is first and foremost a dog fence collar and regardless of app performance it is the only one with the OPTION of connecting to your smartphone if you choose to.
We are extremely thankful for all of our Link EcoLite Customers old and new for their patience, and grateful for all the 1 star reviews that were written about the old version of the App.
There is no doubt these poor reviews have lit the fire and provided the sense of urgency for Pet Stop’s Link development team to produce a much more reliable version of the Link App.
Best Prices, Highest Quality, Humane, & Safest Electronic Pet Containment
Will a Pet Containment System Really work for my Small, Medium, Large, Stubborn, Difficult, Prey Driven, Overly Friendly, Squirrel loving, Bunny Chasing Dog?
Absolutely! We have a 100% containment guarantee to ease your mind and to help you decide to get started with one of our proven systems.
Hidden Fence of Minnesota strives to offer the highest quality experience to our clients, beginning with the no pressure initial online price quote based on information you provide by answering a few easy questions, followed up with a custom design and installation by one of our highly qualified technicians, and finally the initial Gentlesteps™ certified training session. After this initial session we will ask you how you would like to proceed.
Most people are very comfortable taking over for the remaining 4 days of leash orientation and calling us for a free return visit only if something unexpected happens.
The vast majority of our customers have no problems and after only 5 days of on leash orientation their pet(s) are enjoying off-leash freedom.
Best Prices Guaranteed!
*** Please be aware of this fact if you are comparing our prices with invisible fence® brand.
Invisible fence® brand batteries cost $700-$1000 per dog receiver over 10 years of use to maintain their warranty and operation of their system.
There is no way invisible fence® brand can beat our price for any Pet Stop® system if you add the cost of a 10 year supply their proprietary batteries to their proposal.
Whether you want a new Hidden Fence system installed or need service on your existing Invisible Fence® Brand system by an independent service provider, Hidden Fence of Minnesota is a great choice! We also provide cross compatible batteries and receiver collars for existing Invisible Fence® Brand owners. Hidden Fence of Minnesota is a direct competitor of, and is not associated with, the Invisible Fence®Brand Companny.
Hidden Fence of Minnesota makes it quick, easy and convenient for customers to obtain a personalized price quote, online or over the phone, for the highest quality American Made name brand electronics for a new system installation, existing system repair, or an upgrade for any situation you may have. Our GentleSteps™ training is certified, easy to do, fun for all family members, humane, modern and above all SAFE! We always start off with the lowest correction level available because that is more respectful of your pet.
We are often asked if our systems will work with “difficult” or stubborn breeds, independent, strong willed high drive, large medium and small dogs, or cats. The answer is YES and to set your mind at ease Hidden Fence of Minnesota also offers our 1 year 100% money back satisfaction guarantee! There are no fine print exceptions to this. If you’re not completely satisfied we will refund your total purchase price with no hassles.
The highly experienced team at Hidden Fence of Minnesota will help you to achieve the safety and pleasure associated with a pet fence done right. We use only the highest quality wire, connectors, and American made components and we do this work for a lower cost than our best known competitor.
We are not a franchise or giant company beholden to shareholders, instead we work directly for you, our customers! We are an independent, local, family owned business earning referrals by providing the highest quality Made in the USA products and service at a lower cost, everyday.
The Truth about Extended Duration Corrections
If you are considering purchasing the competitor’s system, Invisible Fence® Brand, you should be aware that their main feature (Boundaries Plus®) continuously shocks your pet for 10, 20, or 30 seconds if they leave the yard . This is animal cruelty any way you slice it!
The reality is that extended corrections are not necessary to contain most dogs. A stronger correction that your pet respects and is conditioned to avoid is the BEST and most humane approach.
Since the very beginning in the 1970’s when Invisible Fence® Brand fencing was introduced it has never required more than 2 seconds of correction to stop the most stubborn of breed.
The idea of the “endless” boundary by shocking your dog for 10 seconds is purely a marketing scheme that was introduced by our competitor in the early 2000’s when Boundaries Plus®was introduced by Invisible Fence®Brand.
Also, it is very important to note that any dog that has endured a 10 second correction while trying to leave the yard will never try to leave the yard again. This fact alone completely nullifies the idea or need for a “Free pass” back into the yard.
The dangers of systems that continuously shock are far more likely to occur such as the accidental infliction of this to your pet if you forget to take the collar off your dog when leaving in your car as you back out of your driveway.
Not only will your beloved pet experience this horror due to your unintentional mistake but you will be subject to a very dangerous distracted driving situation due to the chaos and confusion resulting from this.
Another significant hazard from these systems can occur if the polarity gets changed when your fence line is repaired and the yard becomes “hot” rather the outside the boundary without you being aware of this. You likely will not even understand what has happened when your pet experiences the intense discomfort from this error.
The Safest Solution is GentleSteps™ Certified Training
Once a dog has completed GentleSteps™ training, if an extended correction advanced training session is needed to contain a particularly stubborn dog (1 in 100), Pet Stop® has designed patented features to be used in a safe & controlled environment that will stop even the most determined escape artist dogs.
Although this is rarely needed, extended correction training will give a stubborn dog the “one time experience” that will solve this problem while maintaining the patented Pet Stop® safety features that prevent extended corrections from occurring with our systems.
The History of GentleSteps™
In 2001, a very good friend of ours, Hidden Fence of New Jersey Owner & Industry Renowned Dog Trainer Rich Weinssen, revolutionized the pet containment industry with the most gentle training process ever seen in this field.
Rich’s approach begins at low, tickle levels for conveying location information, and then a progressive increase in pressure once the dog learns and is challenged with real life distractions. This gentle process was introduced publicly at the March 2002 International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) annual meeting.
We Provide Compatible Products & Service For All Brands
We have many clients who originally purchased other brands, including Invisible Fence®Brand, PetSafe®, DogWatch® and more. We have compatible products which will integrate with Invisible Fence®, PetSafe® and DogWatch® systems. We also supply batteries which were designed by Pet Stop engineer Scott Touchton (former chief engineer with the Invisible Fence®Brand) and John Purtell, the original Founder of Invisible Fence®Brand, who is now the Founder and President of Perimeter Technologies® and President of the dealer exclusive Pet Stop® Brand. Ironically, John even coined the term “Invisible Fence”®Brand back in the 1970s.
Today, while the brand remains in the industry, the protected term Invisible Fence®Brand is also commonly used as a generic term for Hidden Fence systems. Our own clients sometimes use the term “Invisible Fence®” Brand in a generic sense to describe the fence we installed. Again, we are not associated in any way with the Invisible Fence®Brand Company.
Hidden Fence of Minnesota offers the most competitive prices in the industry for the services and guarantees we provide. Our staff is educated and extremely knowledgeable about the latest products and trends in electronic pet fencing and our collective goal is to create completely satisfied customers with every opportunity that comes our way.