Tips before buying a tracker for your dog
Are you looking for a tracking device for dogs? Most of the people believe that dog trackers are just for knowing the whereabouts of your pet. Long gone are the days, when trackers were only used for this information. In recent times, these devices have evolved and can perform a multitude of functions to improve the dogs’ health. They can help you keep an eye on the physical activities of your dog. In this article, we have highlighted everything you need to know about dog trackers.

Importance of Tracking Activities of Your Dog

Having an active and healthy lifestyle is not only for humans, but also your pet must be active and fit. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 56% of dogs in the US were above their healthy weigh in 2018. This trend is steadily increasing - comparing to 54% in 2016. Overweight dogs are prone to develop long-term conditions like arthritis and diabetes. Once your dog has these conditions, there is no cure for them. Using the pet tracker can help make sure your dog is safe and healthy. And besides that, an active dog is a happy dog.

Thanks to "Fitbit for dogs" you will know at all times what your pet is up to, whether they are sleeping or playing. Some trackers are even capable to record information for the vets, such as body temperature, heart rate and much more.

There are plenty of tracking devices for your dog that will enable you to keep track of their activities. This makes it challenging to choose a suitable one. Here are the things you need to consider to buy the right dog tracker.

Types of Dog Trackers

There are numerous types of dog trackers available on the market. The most common types of dog trackers are GPS trackers and Activity trackers. Both these trackers are useful for keeping your pet safe. Here are the main differences between the trackers.

GPS Tracker

This tracker is usually fitted with a SIM card and GPS chip. The cellular tracker uses the GPS chip to send the exact location of the pet through the cell coverage. If the GPS system is not working, then the tracker will use the Wi-Fi Positioning System to provide pet’s location. You have to bear in mind that most of these trackers require monthly fees associated with GPS tracking.

Activity Tracker

Another mostly used dog tracker is the activity dog tracker. This is a great tracker that will tell you about your pet’s health. You can keep a track of their activities and health conditions. Most of the advanced trackers have the ability to record their patterns and indicate when there is something wrong. However, it doesn’t have the capability to track the location of your dog.

In the end, having a dog tracker is crucial for keeping your dog healthy and active. If there is any problem, you will be able to detect it through the trackers. So, invest in a dog tracker to make sure your pet lives an active life.

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Please note: all dogs should be treated as individuals. The Actijoy™ blog is for educational and entertainment purposes only. In the case of emergency, always seek qualified healthcare from a local veterinarian or emergency facility. Actijoy™ blogs are not designed to treat, diagnose, or prescribe medication for your pet.

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