Aside from giving your pet a smartphone so they can get in touch with you when lost, the Pet Loc8tor tracking device is a viable option. Pictured below is the remote control with one of the two accompanying beacons in use on the dog’s collar. This seems to be ideally suited for dogs and cats cos we’re not sure about birds. What if your pet parrot flies off to Brazil? How will you find him/her?
As it is writ on the product page:
This credit card sized locating device is specifically designed for locating missing pets. It comes with two lightweight homing tags that can be attached directly to your pet’s collar. Just press the button and the Loc8tor’s audio and visual clues will point you in the right direction, guiding you to your pet’s exact location. What would have been hours of yelling, whistling, and searching becomes a fun and fast game that takes mere minutes. Both the tags and handset run off batteries (which are included) and can be used indoors or out. Losing your kid or your keys? Pet Loc8tor tags can be attached to just about anything. How’s that for peace of mind?
The Pet Loc8tor, while useful, does have a few drawbacks. It’s a short range device that’s best suited to a limited environment. So if your pet goes really missing in some other neighborhood, better start putting those photocopied ‘missing’ signs up. Inside the household proves the better scenario for the Pet Loc8tor to be utilized. The Loc8tor might even work with the tots when the parents are in the mall.
The Pet Loc8tor is currently selling for $79.99 at this location.
Filed Under: Gadgets News