New dog tracking devices
Where, when, how?
What does a Global Positioning System have in common with a dog? The answer to this is: Put it on a dog and you can track it just about anywhere. No, this is not a riddle but rather a fact if you consider that actual GPS collars can be found for sale in specialized pet stores or on-line.
The advantages may be many but the most important is pretty priceless: piece of mind. Just think about letting your dog out to wander and explore all the great amenities the outdoors has to offer without worrying about constantly inquiring about his whereabouts.
All you need to do is slip the collar on and with little or no programming your pet is set to venture safely outside. Afterward, you can easily track his location within a 1 to 5 mile radius depending on the brand you choose to purchase.
This can be ideal for those campers, hikers or hunters that like to bring their dogs along the fields but do not want to deal with the struggle and time consuming effort of searching them for minutes or hours. The tracking system will take care of it superbly, displaying the dogs location and velocity, through a text mesage, e-mail or even on a sophisticated LCD screen.
You do not even have to worry about the weather or the collar getting wet as the collar is waterproof. This is great because we all know that some dogs can simple not resist getting wet by swimming in a pond or jumping in a lake.
With some GPS collars you may also create a virtual fence. If the dog crosses the boundaries you have set, you will be swiftly alerted by an audible alarm. Some GPS systems will instead send you an e-mail or text message providing the dog's exact location.
If you own multiple dogs, you will need to purchase different collars but can keep just one receiver. Many collars may track up to three dogs per receiver.
A GPS collar is a great contribution to today's modern outdoor lifestyles. It helps effectively track and retrieve your dog and get rid of unnecessary worries. Now, you and your dog can definitely enjoy your deserved vacation, hunting season or week end getaway!