Product Comparison: Havahart 5134G vs PetSafe Stay and Play (PIF00-12917)

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General Specifications
Stay + Play Wireless Fence
About the Product
Stretch the boundaries of wireless dog fencing with the Radial-Shape Havahart Wireless Dog Fence--the industry's most advanced do-it-yourself, dog containment system that's also easy to use and economical. This is the world's first digital wireless dog containment system to offer a Roaming Area that can expand the fence radius from 40 feet up to 400 feet--that is up to 11.5 acres and close to 20 times more Roaming Area than provided by the leading brand. Capable of containing up to 2 dogs, this wireless dog fence combines powerful new breakthrough technology with a stylish, compact Controller.
A pet-perfect yard is now perfectly easy without expensive fences or buried wires. Keep pets playing happily and secure in your yard and off the street. The sleek in-home unit is tiny and portable; it just needs an outlet! The waterproof, rechargeable collars are our smallest yet. With easy training, custom collar settings, and protection up to ¾ of an acre, the Stay + Play Wireless Fence gives your pet the best in yard freedom.
Key Specs
Coverage (up to)
11.5 acres
0.75 acres
Dog Weight
8 pounds or more
5 pounds or more
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Havahart 5134G Wireless Radial Shaped Dog Fence System
  • Can work for 2 dogs (have to buy another collar - only one comes with box).
  • Has a good range. No need to bury wires in the ground.
  • It's wireless and controlled from inside. The fence radius is adjustable.
  • The wireless fence is great because it was so simple to set up and the radius can be adjusted in seconds. It took our dog 2 days and she knows to stay in the yard/ property. It's great for living out in the country with multiply acres of property!
  • Metal objects can interfere with the signal, changing the fence radius, which confused the dog a couple of times.
  • After about a year, one of the battery caps fell off while the dog was out. Had to shell out a few bucks for an extra cap and lost battery.
PetSafe Stay and Play (PIF00-12917) 2-Dog Wireless Dog Fence System
  • Think about it this way. If your yard is a rectangle the wireless boarder will not exactly match your yard, instead it will be more oval in shape
  • Customer support was responsive, polite, and helpful, but in the end it wasn't possible to create a large enough area for the dogs without a dead zone or encroaching into the neighbors' yards.
  • I assumed that the wooded areas wouldn't work so well, but it does! I'm sure it's not as good of a signal back in there, but the fact that it works at all into the woods is impressive. I
  • Love that this is portable and we can take in our trailer and reduce the area while we are camping. All in all works great!
  • The transmitter does work, but did not get the added area that is advertised.
Size & Weight
3.4 in.
8 in.
13.5 in.
12 in.
11.4 in.
12 in.
3.8 lbs.
5.6 lbs.
Waterproof Collars
Correction Levels
No Static Correction, Tone Only, Low Static Correction, Medium-Low Static Correction, Medium Static Correction, Medium-High Static Correction, High Static Correction
No Static Correction, Tone Only, Low Static Correction, Medium-Low Static Correction, Medium Static Correction, Medium-High Static Correction, High Static Correction
Collar Charge Time
3 hours
3 hours
Collar Batteries
2 rechargeable RCR123 batteries
Rechargeable battery (built-in; non-replaceable)
Havahart Wireless Collar weighs 3.7 ounces and fits dogs with neck sizes from 7-17 inches, Provides two user-set correction modes, Built-in memory, Up to two Havahart Wireless Collars can be used with the wireless fence
Fits neck sizes 6-28 inches, Tone-only mode alerts your pet with a beep, Automatic safety shut-off
What customers say about "Features"
Havahart 5134G Wireless Radial Shaped Dog Fence System
  • It beeps when he get 5' to the fence before shocking him, which he usually responds to.
  • Easy to instal. Adjustable shock level.
  • What a great purchase this was. Instillation was very easy. Marley was very easy to train and stays home and within his boundtry. Well worth the money.
  • Battery life/charger (should consider buying a better quality charger and batteries for regular use).
  • The LCD Display on the base unit is also intermittent, with some of the lines of pixels not coming on. Bad, but, OK I'll live with it.
  • Shortly after the battery cap fell off, one collars just quit working. We needed a collar, so I ordered a replacement for an additional $150.
PetSafe Stay and Play (PIF00-12917) 2-Dog Wireless Dog Fence System
  • Really like that the collars are rechargeable. Only issue was it only creates a CIRCLE of protection - so the "corners' are tricky to the dogs at first - if you need corners
  • The adjusting buckles on the collars don't hold letting the collar come loose, to where the contacts don't make contact.
  • Warning beep is too low for humans to hear well. Easy to set up. Just plug in/charge collar. No batteries! Walk the perimeter and flag.
  • The only downside is that one of them decided to roll in something in the yard and trying to clean the collars was pretty tough.
  • Seems to work okay, although one of the collars does not turn green after it has charged overnight.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
304.99 $

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