Learn About GPS Dog Tracking Systems
There are only 5 companies that make GPS Dog Tracking Systems. Therefore there is not a lot of choices out there for the consumer. There are two types of Dog Tracking devices. The first type of pet GPS tracker systems uses cell phone technology to locate and track your pet. The second type of pet GPS tracking uses a GPS satellites to track your pet.
The two cell phone dog tracking systems are the Tagg Pet Tracker and the Love My Pets GPS. If you have a very small dog this is the GPS dog collar you want to choose. The receiver is not large and fits into a small pouch on a normal dog collar. There is a big disadvantage with these pet GPS trackers. The first disadvantage is you have to pay a monthly fee to have the service to track your pet. The second disadvantage of this Pet GPS tracker is you need a computer using google earth to see where your pet is located. There is no guarantee that your pet will be in the same location when you get to them. If your pet doesn’t escape much you will be paying for a GPS dog tracking service your not even using. Because of these disadvantages we don’t even bother offering these GPS dog collar tracking systems on this web site.
There are 3 companies that use GPS satellites for dog tracking. We carry all of the Dog GPS tracking systems that use GPS satellites on this web site. These GPS dog tracking systems have a lot of advantages over the cell phone pet GPS systems. First, all of the dog tracker systems are ready to use right out of the box. Second, there is no monthly fee associated with these GPS dog tracking systems. Third, you have a handheld unit that you take with you to track your dog. Forth, it is real time tracking so if your dog changes his position as you approach him these dog tracking systems will show which direction he is moving in.
The RoamEO made by Pet Tronix is the most affordable GPS for dogs dog tracker system. This GPS dog collar is best used in a neighborhood environment. The Roameo is a directional GPS dog tracking system. The receiver will tell you what direction your dog is and how far away he is. You just keep moving in the direction of your dog until you find your lost pet. The RoamEO GPS dog collar can track two dogs at once. The RoamEO is a very popular GPS dog tracking system.
The SportDog TEK V1L and the SportDog V1LT are the middle priced GPS dog collar tracking systems. The SportDog V1L GPS dog collar gives hunters the ability to get an instant fix on as many as 12 dogs at once. The V1L GPS Dog Collar has a range of 7 miles. This dog tracking system is perfect for those hunters that run hounds for predator or varmit hunting, beagles for rabbits or all dogs used for upland birds. The V1L is also good for those who live in mountainous regions where longer tracking is needed.
The SportDog V1LT is the V1L with a training collar also attached to it. This GPS dog collar and training collar all in one unit is the only tracking and training GPS dog collar on the market. The training collar has 100 levels of stimulation. So this GPS dog tracker system is great for those hunters who want to train their dog while they are hunting.
The Astro 320 DC40 GPS dog collar dog tracking system made by Garmin is what we call the Cadilac of GPS dog tracker systems. It is specifically designed for the serious hunter. It has many features (see About The Astro 320) such as Birds Eye View, You can tell the Astro 320 dog tracking system where your truck or camp is. The Astro 320 dog tracking system has a 9 mile range in flat terrain and can track 10 dogs at one time. The DC 40 is the GPS dog collar that comes with the dog GPS unit. It is extremely durable and is designed to be used in thick brush and it is very waterproof.