SportDOG In-Ground Fence System Reviews

SportDOG In-Ground Fence SystemThis SportDOG In-Ground Fence System is specially designed for large installations around 100 acres The SportDog SDF-100A is one of my favourite system that well-built sturdy Collar with audible warning and moreover water proof.

Product Specifications

  • Model: SportDog SDF-100A
  • Product Type: In-ground system
  • Collar Battery Type: 9V—disposable
  • Correction Level: 4-level Progressive correction
  • Beep Only Training Mode: Included
  • Collar Warning Beep: Yes
  • Collar Vibration: Yes
  • Independent Correction Levels: Included
  • Collar Neck Dimensions: 13” to 25”
  • Collar Dimensions: 2.5” x 1.5” x 1.5”
  • Collar Type: Water Proof
  • Collar Fit Test: No
  • Max No. Of Dog Supported: Unlimited
  • Min Dog Size: 20 lbs
  • Min Dog Age: 6-months
  • Max Containment Range: 100 acres
  • Boundary Width: 0-10 feet
  • Control Box Dimensions: 8.5” x 7.5” x 2.5”
  • Control Box Power Source: Wall Outlet
  • Battery backup for Control Box: No
  • Indoor Pad Compatible: No
  • Outdoor Pad Compatible: No
  • Boundary flags Included: 100
  • Warranty: 2-years Limited Warranty

SportDOG In-Ground Fence System Reviews

Widest Coverage

The SportDog include 1000 feet wire that is twice in length as compared to standard dog fence system. With that large length it is capable of covering up to 100 acre area.

Collar Build Quality

The SportDog is known for manufacturing heavy duty products to training pets and by following convention the collar is sturdy and well built. Furthermore with the water proof capability is effectively good and can handle full immersion easily. Being bulkier it comprises a 9V volt battery and not suitable for small sized canines.

Four Correction level

For different size of dogs it has four correction levels—each of them effectively suitable ass the dog size increases. The correction level can be adjusted directly through button located on the collar.


The key thing in the SportDog is its long-range transmitter—having capacity around 100 acre. The transmitter of SDF-100A is significantly improved from SDF-100. Not only the range the shape also improved it has now little curvy industrial looking shape. It can be mounted on the wall using two screws and hook back on the housing.



  • 100 acre area coverage
  • Durable well built collar
  • Collar vibration feature




  • Little bulkier collar
  • Non-rechargeable collar battery
  • No battery backup for control box
  • Not suitable for little canines


The SportDog is good system and suited for larger breeds well. The powerful transmitter and longer range is the main reliability of the system. Make this product your prior choice if you want to add value to your money. Also the collar is water proof, durable and comes with two years limited warranty.


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