Gone are the days of “Missing” signs for our beloved pets. Gone are the days of endless searches and the fear of not knowing where your cute puppy or cat is. With today’s technology, you can be sure to avoid such a fear-inducing experience by equipping your furry friend with a pet tracker device. See below for our list of technological ways to make sure you never lost your beloved pet!
Pet tracking today uses GPS. Although GPS technology has been around for a few decades, it has only recently become more affordable and available for personal use. By using GPS technology to track or find a missing pet, the chances of finding your pet have significantly improved. Today, it’s possible to place a GPS pet trackers on pet collars, so your pet is constantly being tracked if you happen to lose control of the leash or leave the front door open.
Rather than spending hours scouring your neighborhood and nearby pet shelters, with the help of a Pet Tracking app (such as the picture below), all you have to do is check your smartphone for an update of his or her exact location. A tracking unit is attached to your pet’s collar and you can then follow the movement of your pet by looking at a map displayed on your smartphone. You’ll be given a map of your pet’s exact location and even directions on how to get to where your pet is located. You’ll have your loving pet back in no time when you use this app!
Implanting microchips into pets has become a popular trend with newborn domestic pets. Microchip IDs are implanted under your pet’s skin with a needle by a veterinarian. The microchip contains a signal that can be read by a scanner. The scanner will show the pet owner’s personal information so that the pet owner be contacted when a missing pet is found.
Imagine always knowing where your pet is and never having to deal with the ultimate fear of a pet that ran away. Thanks to new innovations in technology, that fear will never become a reality. Technology sure has come a long way, and will only continue to improve. Would you use these tactics to track your lost pet? Let us know in the comments section below!
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