GPS collars in tracking and monitoring animals and pets

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Cutting edge technology,

Rapid globalization and urbanization have remarkably altered our lifestyles but, to our dismay, this progression has become a modern-day plague by enforcing an equally negative impact on our environment, disturbing the bio-diversity, natural balance in resources, ecosystem and has even changed climatic and weather pattern due to variations in land use pattern.

Vast stretches of land which were once covered with forests have been devastated for obtaining land for residential and commercial purposes. This constantly varying environment has raised a serious concern for animals and pets as these furry goofballs have no idea of the geographical barriers and every off and on, they go for an adventurous trip, putting the pet owners in serious trouble.


The right side of techology

Figures provided by American Humane Association indicate that each year around 10 million cats and dogs are lost or stolen. But there is no need to worry as you can keep your buddy safe and sound thanks to the innovative GPS tracking system.

Few years back, the Bluetooth trackers having 50 feet range were in use, however, now this has been revolutionized as GPS tracker can keep you all the time aware of your pet’s activity on a live-tracking GPS map. Another feature under the GPS software is Geo- fencing which defines the safe geographical region for your pet or animal and sets off an alarm to alert you in case your pet gets out of reach or breaches the confined boundary.

Features of GPS tracker

The amazing features do not end here as these trackers allow us to monitor their activities too and any sign of illness or any health issue can soon be recognized without being too late to be diagnosed and hence it improves the chances of a healthier life for your animal or pet, owing to the health settings or fitness tracking installed in the tracking system.

Recently, a pet tracker won the CES 2017 Best Of Innovation and the good thing is that even this tracker operates under GPS location tracking system. Few other trackers use Wi-Fi along with GPS to pinpoint the area of an animal or pet whether indoor or outdoor.


Occasionally, Global Positioning System trackers can keep you directly in touch with your pet by providing you all the visuals of animal activity on your cell phone’s screen, provided you have a good cellular network. Moreover, GPS in collaboration with some wireless networks send you a message about your pet before sending you the visuals.

Another impressive feature offered by some of the GPS trackers is that they provide you with an option of two-way audio and your lost animal can hear your soothing voice and feel better till you reach that location to rescue it.

Reasons to buy

In short, the GPS system which was developed for military purposes has become equally important in our day to day life, in keeping our pets and animals safe and secure. These trackers have remarkable capabilities and come in wide variety of range in price, no matter what, you always have multiple options available in the market. Go for the best one which suits your budget and make sure your buddy is protected from theft or loss.

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