3.2 Warranty Returns
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Our products are designed to assist with the training and are referred to as a training aid - Improper use could violate state laws.
Please check the legislation within your state or territory before purchasing any electronic dog training products.
The customer assumes full responsibility for the purchase and use of any dog training and electronic dog training products in their relevant state or Territory. We are unable to offer a refund or return due to any legislation or restrictions of use in your state or territory More information...
We will work with you to find a product that will solve your dog problem. Our team will always explain how our products work, a brief description of the necessary training and what the dog will experience. This will assist you in making a decision on purchasing a product best suited to the task.
As you would expect each dog is different and due to its individual personality, temperament and its environment, we would be unable to find one product that would suit every dog and every situation. Our team will make recommendations as a guide to assist you in making an informed decision on which product you feel would be best for your dog's behaviour problem.
If the product you purchased is working correctly but not achieving the desired results we can help.
Our first step would be to work with you by offering advice on making minor adjustments and explaining further training. Our owner’s manuals are very thorough and will be able to assist you with most issues. It is essential the correct training is followed as our products are training aids.
New Purchase upgrade. Simply notify us within 14 days of receipt of the product if it is not accomplishing the task and we will offer a full trade-in value to upgrade to a different product in the same category. You will receive the new product after returning the original product, return shipping, the difference in the price of the new product and the shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser.
Trade-in. After you have purchased one of our products we will ensure that you can receive a trade-in value (depending on age and condition of the product) for up to 12 months. This will allow you to achieve the desired results should your dog need an alternative product some time in the future
Please ensure that you fully understand how the products work and what the dog will experience. Returning a product because you have decided not to use it or change your mind is not a reason for a refund.
If our products are unable to assist with the training of your dog we will firstly work with you by offering advice on making minor adjustments and further training. We would then offer a trade-in to upgrade to a different product by simply paying the difference in the list cost. (Please see our MA – Mission Accomplished Guarantee) Returns of products that have been accepted will attract a minimum restocking fee of 25%. the cost of postage or 'free shipping' allowance is not refundable and the cost of the return is the responsibility of the purchaser - we take no responsibility for items lost or stolen in transit (we recommend registered and insured post)
The Dog Fence Kits are not like buying a 'Television Set' where you plug them in and they work or they don't. We are dealing with dogs who all have different personalities and Temperaments. It is essential to set the system up correctly and follow the training and conditioning completely.
This guarantee involves a joint responsibility for training the dog and following the installation and dog training procedure. It applies only to clients purchasing ALL original Equipment from The Dog Line - unless otherwise agreed (you might be able to use existing wire from a previously failed dog fence system)
**Note: This guarantee does not cover a change of mind or a change of circumstances (my dog passed away), if you decide you do not want the product or decide not to use it or decided to re-home the dog it is not a reason for return under this guarantee.
This Guarantee is valid for 30 days from the time of receiving the Dog Fence System.
Where no fences are involved you must have a minimum area of 1/2 Acre (180m of perimeter wire)
The client must follow a set procedure
- (if not already done so) upgrade to the Premium Receiver Collar by returning the first collar and paying the difference in upgrade price.
- Retrain the dog with the premium receiver collar
- Refit the Premium Receiver collar to a harness and follow the harness style retraining.
The cost of the postage to and from is not refundable - The cost of any used wire (or open rolls of wire) is not refundable - A restocking fee will be applied after the deduction of these items.
All of our products are covered by a Manufacturer’s Warranty available to the original purchaser only. Please refer to the manufacturers manual for their specific warranty.
If a product is found to be faulty due to a manufacturers error within 15 days of the receipt of the product we will replace it at no cost to the customer with a new identical product.
Our general warranty does not cover damage to the products, wear and tear, over-use or abuse, the depletion of consumables, such as batteries, straps, contact probes and wire, etc.
DOG FENCE COLLARS - Chew Warranty. (Pet Barrier receiver unit only)
The manufacturer will repair or replace the receiver unit (one per collar ordered) if it is chewed by the dog. This applies to one 'Chew Warranty' per collar purchased. The manufacturer Covers only the housing of the unit. Items such as Batteries, Battery lids, Straps, Probes and Washer sets are not covered by the chew warranty and will need to be purchased if needed.
Warranty goods will be repaired or exchanged for a new or refurbished product. A fee related to workshop testing and repair will apply and costs related to postage will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
The warranty is void if the product is used in ways that are outside the products intended use.
Please note: The manufacturer has the final word on what they will or will not cover under warranty, their decision is final.
All warranty returns must be accompanied by a copy of the original receipt.
To ensure a speedy response returns should be accompanied by a letter of explanation detailing the problems to be rectified.
Consumable items such as batteries, straps, wire, etc. are not covered by a manufacturer’s warranty or money-back guarantee. They are not refundable if the product is working correctly.
All costs for the return of any items or products will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
Expenses related to workshop testing, labour and postage for returning the product will be the responsibility of the purchaser. All accounts are to be settled prior to the return of the product.
Original delivery costs or their value are NOT refundable.
A minimum restocking fee of 25% of the cost will apply to all returns, after the deduction of consumable items.
Returns will only be accepted if:
You have contacted us within 14 days of the purchase of the product and followed the advice on adjustments to fitting, training and the correct use of the product.
You have read and followed the instructions and training and the product has been used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
We have had the opportunity to assist with gaining success with the unit.
You have followed and agreed to the procedure for returning a product.
Please contact the phone number on your original invoice for the returns address.
The return of any product is at the risk of the purchaser. We do not accept responsibility for packages whilst in transit. We recommend that you take steps to ensure that the item is traceable during postage and take out any insurance you may feel necessary.
We are unable to accept any responsibility for the loss or damage of a product whilst in transit.
Our E Collar products are training aids only and they are designed to assist you in training your dog.
We do not recommend that any electronic training products be used on a dog that is known for aggression or used in an aggressive situation.
Please consult a qualified vet or animal behaviourist if you feel your dog has aggressive tendencies.
This is a rare occurrence and can be easily avoided by following some simple guidelines. It is essential that the dog’s skin is checked for signs of redness, irritation or sores of the skin. This will need to be done daily when first receiving the collar and we recommend regular checks thereafter. Regular cleaning of the probes and the strap will also assist.
It is recommended that the collars are not worn for extended periods and that the collar is removed for 3-4 hours each day.
Overly tight collars may increase the chances of soreness.
We accept no responsibility for any veterinary costs related to the above. This issue is a result of incorrect care and maintenance. Please call for further advice and seek veterinary attention for your dog if necessary.
The collars can NOT be used in conjunction with a lead to tether or walk the dog.
Please also read the instruction manuals for further assistance and advice.
We accept credit card payments over the phone using Visa and Master Card. Credit card fax authorisations are also available. Goods will be forwarded once credit card payments are processed.
Eftpos facilities are available within the store.
Our interest-free payment plans are offered to approved purchasers. We offer three months interest-free payments using a valid credit card. Terms and Conditions apply.
Goods will be dispatched once the first payment is cleared.
Please contact us for details of our bank account for direct deposit, internet transfer or over the counter deposit at your local branch of our bank.
Please contact us via phone or email to advise of the deposit. Internet deposits can take up to 48hrs to reach our account where over the counter transactions will show up immediately (a cheque will take extra time to clear).
We will be happy to contact you when the funds have cleared and the goods are dispatched.
Please make cheques and money orders payable to;
Please post your Cheque/Money Order to:
Goods will be dispatched once funds have cleared.
We offer a ‘Rent; Try; Buy’ Programme to approved purchasers on selected stock items. All rental plans are subject to our terms and conditions and require the provision of valid credit card details. For further information please contact our sales team.
Converting to a purchase! Should you decide to purchase the rental product that you receive or swap over to a different model for purchase, we will use the rental fee and the deposit towards the cost of purchasing.
Returning a rental unit! At the end of the rental period if you decide to return the rental unit we will refund your deposit via a credit card refund or cheque. The amount of the refunded deposit will be determined by the condition of the returned unit allowing for fair wear and tear. Any damage such as dog chews and serious scratching will reduce the amount of the deposit refunded. Late returns will attract a daily fee. Please contact us if goods will be late.
We use Australia Post ‘E Post’.
All items purchased and shipped via ‘E Post’ via Australia post. 'E Post' uses a trackable consignment number that will require a signature when receiving the goods. Goods in stock will be posted within one day of receiving an order. Standard postal times will occur. Express ‘E post’ orders are available for an additional fee.
Please contact us for courier services and overnight postal bags.
Depends on the type of postage, additional charge will be collected.
As for Standard Insured post, for orders more than $109.00 except for Dog Fence kits/Wire/Heavy items, it would only be extra charge of $4.40 the Insurance.
While for Express post, for orders above $109.00 except for Dog Fence kits/Wire/Heavy items, additioanl amount to charge is $16.40.
Incase of lost or damaged parcel upon Transit, please call us at 1300 843 364 to do the claim.
We are unable to accept any responsibility for the loss or damage of a product whilst in transit.
But, AusPost may still get a possible compensation directly with them and that would be case by case basis. You can check their compensation details here:
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