Will the motor scare my dog? Alan Cook November 02, 2017 18:43 Updated Follow We specifically designed the motor and gears to avoid scaring dogs. It is powerful yet durable and very quiet. Related articles When does the motor turn on? What if my dog is on the platform when the timer activates? What sizes do you offer? What are the dimensions? Does the system need batteries? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.