PetSafe Basic In-ground Fence (PIG00-14582) Review

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PetSafe’s Basic In-Ground Fence (PIG00-14582) is an easy to install pet-fencing solution that has an effective coverage of 1/3 acres but could be upgraded to 5 acres with additional wires. PetSafe’s Basic In-Ground Fence certainly comes with some limitations in terms of area it can cover, but it does provide a solid dependable system that delivers all the basics a pet fence product should. Since the average pet owner only requires an in-ground fence to prevent their pet from wandering into a neighbor’s yard or running into the street, getting a more complex and wider acreage coverage system may not be necessary.  



Pet features

For dogs 8 pounds and up

Collar size – 6 to 28 inches

Contact points - short and long contact points for short and long-haired pets

Warning feature – Warning tone

Run Through Prevention – after a warning beep, the collar sends static correction when your pet continues to move outside the fence perimeter.

Levels of correction – 4 adjustable levels of static correction

How many dogs – Unlimited with purchase of additional collars

Waterproof Collar - Yes

Effective Coverage

Outdoor - 1/3 acres but could be expanded to 5 acres with additional wires

Indoor – does not come standard. Collars could be used with PetSafe’s Indoor Pet Barrier Transmitter (PIRF-100) $67.95 for indoor-fencing needs.


Training flags - 50

Battery (PetSafe RFA-67 battery) 1 – 3 months, 5 year shelf life

Wires – 500 feet of 20 gauge boundary wire

Surge Protector - Yes

Test light tool - Yes

Wire tools - Yes

Waterproof gel wire splice capsules

Ease of installation – does not require professional installation, manual provided


6 volt battery (2 pack) - $7.95
Additional collars
Indoor Pet Barrier Transmitter PIRF-100 - $67.95

Warranty Policy

You can return defective products for for replacement or credit within 30 days, or if the product is still within its warranty period.


Eventually pets do get trained to recognize boundaries making your pet fences unnecessary. Why invest in pricier pet fences when you might not need them in the future. One area to consider when buying a pet fence is the amount of area that needs to be covered. PetSafe’s Basic In-Ground Fence (PIG00-14582) only comes with a 1/3 acre coverage, but this could easily be expanded to 5 acres if needed. If you’re searching for a dependable pet fence then PetSafe’s Basic In-ground Fence is an excellent and cost-effective solution. 


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PetSafe Basic In-ground Fence (PIG00-14582)

  • In-ground Fence
  • $154.99
  • Covers 1/3 acres expandable to 5 acres with additional wire
  • Unlimited number of pets with purchase of additional collars