In-ground fence safe with elderly dogs?
Our dogs are 13 years old and large breeds. We have installed a PetSafe in-ground fence but now I am starting to be concerned if it was a good idea. One dog has dementia and the other has heart problems. They have only been "static corrected" a time or two. The one with dementia seems like he can't hear the warning beep, but he definitely jumped back when he was shocked. The one with heart problems just stood there with a weird look on his face until I realized he was being shocked and jerked his leash back. The vet said this was safe but I'm skeptical. We moved from a house with a chain link fence and didn't want to install a new one at their age since we don't plan on getting other dogs. Has anyone had experience with older dogs and these fences?