I am not one for the new wireless dog fences. Therefore, positive canine guidance has reviewed a few of the market leading GPS dog trackers. If you are in the market for a simple solution to your canine escape artist you’re probably in the market for our recommended pet trackers. We have incorporated two of trackers: Radio and GPS Trackers.
GPS Trackers are cutting edge technology that allows you to pinpoint your pet’s location in real time. Radio Trackers use old school and are very popular for hunting and adventure dogs.
There are some stresses that come with owning a pet. One of the most stressful things that can happen for a pet owner is for their beloved pet to run away or go missing. Statistics show that pet owners lose on average 66,000 pets (dogs) every year. However, thanks to modern technology we can now see where our dogs are, what they are up to, and what activities they have done, ensuring they keep fit too.
To help you choose just the right GPS dog tracker device or tracking collar, we have rounded up 5 of the best available. We have carefully considered user reviews, GPS tracking features and functions, and wearability when compiling our list.
- SportDOG TEK series 2.0
- FitBark Dog Monitor
Best Dog Trackers
Pod 3 is the latest in pet care technology, helping you look after your pet even when you are not around. It has an activity monitoring feature which helps keep your pet’s fitness levels, records adventures and is supported in 175 countries, so very useful even when you are on holiday abroad.
The Tractive GPS pet tracker is the best-selling Global Positioning System tracker and this has to be for some very good reason. Measuring two inches by 1.6 inches, the Tractive GPS Pet Tracker is the perfect size to fit your dog’s collar without bothering them on their normal daily life i.e. walkies and chasing after squirrels in the park. Main features includes real-time location tracking and live positioning of your pet, lightweight and also waterproof. It on subscription services so will require a GSM sim card when you purchase it.
#3. SportDOG TEK series 2.0
It works with FHSS, GPS and GLONASS which is a secondary satellite system and therefore does not need a cellular network to operate hence no monthly subscription. If you train your dogs and work with them frequently for hunting, hiking, or other outdoor activities that put them in danger of being lost, the Add-a-Dog Collar is an ideal solution. This tracker has a range of 10 miles, waterproof and can be submerged up to 25 feet in water. It blue tooth compatible making it the best in terms of performance as it can also track up to 21 collars at the same time.
#4. FitBark Dog Monitor
FitBark Dog monitor Inspire a healthy lifestyle for your dog. Fitbark is beautiful weighing in at 8 grams making it fit snugly on the collar of dogs of any size dog (small and large dogs). Key advantage of Fitbark is it is waterproof and has battery life of 14 days. It’s possibly the best tracker to help keep your dog fit, active and healthy.
All 4 dog trackers have their merits:
- Best value for money we recommend Tractive,
- Best peformance we recommend SportDOG TEK series 2.0,
- Best overall we recommend Pod3