Compare Perimeter vs. PetSafe Basic Electric Dog Fences

What’s the difference between Perimeter Comfort Contact Fencing and PetSafe Basic In-ground Fence (PIG00-14582)? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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Perimeter
7.8 / 10 - Very good
#3 in Electric Dog Fences
PetSafe Basic
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
#2 in Electric Dog Fences
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Key Facts
  • In-ground fence
  • $199.95
  • Up to 5 acres cover with additional wire
  • Unlimited number of pets with purchase of additional collars
  • Dual frequency
  • 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
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
7.8 / 10 - Very good
7/10
Price
8/10
Pet Features
8/10
Equipment
7/10
Effective Range
10/10
In-ground versus Wireless
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
10/10
Price
7/10
Pet Features
8/10
Equipment
8/10
Effective Range
10/10
In-ground versus Wireless
Final Verdict

PetSafe Basic In-ground Fence (PIG00-14582) has a higher overall rating than Perimeter Comfort Contact Fencing. PetSafe Basic scores better than Perimeter across: Price, and Effective Range. However, Perimeter scores better on Pet Features. Both companies score similarly on Equipment, and In-ground versus Wireless.