DOG GUARD of New Jersey (856) 691-6461


Welcome to DOG GUARD of New Jersey. I am Mark Pollard, owner of Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing of New Jersey LLC in Vineland, N.J. I have been a dealer for close to 17 years — since April 1998. I wanted a career change and I discovered Dog Guard in an ad in my local newspaper.

Although I do not currently own a pet, when I joined Dog Guard I had a Collie-mix named Abby. She was the first dog I put on the system. She was great! Occasionally I would take her with me on sales calls or training sessions. In the beginning Abby and I attended dog obedience/training classes so I could learn professional training methods and enhance my abilities in dog training.

I differ from my competition in that I am a one-man show, so to speak, and give prompt, personal service to every customer. I also offer my services and equipment at a lower cost than my competitors. I am able to do this because my business overhead is much lower.

Some of the more challenging installation calls I’ve made have included a few jobs that required some of the wire be installed in a lake or pond. My customers provided the boat and I attached bricks so the wire would sink and stay on the bottom. I also then set flags by attaching them to “floats” which were attached to a line with a brick at the other end to keep the flags in place.

I enjoy the training piece of my job. I normally spend about 20 minutes per dog when training after an installation. I do not rush and actually emphasize that I am training the pet owner how to properly train their dog. I also offer to return, at no charge, should they have an issue or need my help in getting past a problem.

What I love most about this business is, I hear from my customers, time and time again, how much they love and could not be without their Dog Guard system. I love helping folks keep their pets safe and, of course, I love all kinds of dogs!

Before becoming a Dog Guard dealer I spent 22 years in various management positions, a majority of which were in the glass manufacturing industry. Prior to that time I earned a college degree and served as a United States Naval officer during the Vietnam War era.

I had no burning desire to pursue a specific career as a child. As my career developed I felt that being my own boss and owning my own business would be very much to my liking. Although it was risky to leave my position I opted to do so

with Dog Guard, which has been very satisfying and successful. My family has been very supportive throughout my career.

Mark Pollard

DOG GUARD of New Jersey
1842 South Spring Road
Vineland, NJ  08361
Phone: (856) 691-6461
Owner: Mark Pollard

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