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HOA’s and Underground Dog Fences

By February 20, 2023 No Comments
HOA Underground Dog Fence Blog

Do you live in a neighborhood with a Homeowners Association (HOA)?  So many modern day housing plans have some form of a HOA in place.  When this is the case there are certain rules, regulations and requirements that come into play when make adjustments and improvements to your home and yard.  


Some HOA communities are picky; and living in a house within an HOA community can be challenging for homeowners looking to install yard fencing for dogs. Some HOA’s do not agree with certain types of fence and can even forbid them from being installed on home properties including chain-link; wrought iron; picket fences and more. More so, height requirements may be a concern. Here’s what homeowners should know before buying dog fence:


HOAs can require a fence on properties and may limit the height of the fence to 4-6 feet tall. It is best to check with HOA fence requirements before buying dog fencing and installing it on the home site. While some types of fence may be forbidden, an underground dog fence that is invisible may be a better route to take for installation. 


Electronic dog fences are easy and reliable. These are not electrocuted physical fences, but wire laid under the ground. When your dog ventures past the wire, the collar on the dog will beep and emit an electric shock, and the dog now knows to stay in the designated area. The underground dog fence will keep your pet safe and contained in your yard.


Since the underground dog fence goes into the ground they are often the most preferred method of dog fencing by the HOA’s.  And when you choose Northern Electrical for your underground pet fencing needs we’ll take it a step further for you. Our specialized equipment allows us to install your underground fence quickly and without causing damage to your property. Other companies will tear up your yard with heavy machinery and take days to install. We can lay cable into a small incision fast to minimize the disturbance to your lawn and landscaping. We can even install under driveways, sidewalks, and patios!  


Regardless of the type of fence installed, it is best to check with your HOA community guidelines about fencing before purchasing any type of dog fence for the property line.