Gadgets & Gear

Keep track of your pet

We all love our pets. Our dogs and cats are important members of the family and keeping them safe and in our yard is a top priority. New technology can help us keep better track of our furry friends.

One of every pet owner’s worst fear is having to put up one of these signs. But now, with a pet tracking gizmo on your pet’s collar, you can keep track of them on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. The TAGG Pet Tracker uses advanced GPS tracking technology that allows you to see where their dog or cat is and receive a notification if it wanders off.

pettrackerpettrackerYou use your computer to set up boundaries, in your yard or neighborhood. If the pet strays beyond that area, you’re sent an alert, to both your computer and smartphone that gives you an electronic trail that leads you right to them.

It even keeps track of how active your pet is, how much exercise they get.

After you buy the $100 transmitter and collar clip, Verizon wireless service costs just $7.95  a month… for pet owning peace of mind.

Mike is a veteran journalist whose video "PC Mike" reports have been distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations since 1994, making him one of the most experienced tech reporters in the country. His tech stories and videos have appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, the Today Show, The New York Times, USA Today and in numerous national newspapers and magazines. In addition to the PC Mike tech blog, he also publishes the RV Travel Blog in which he travels North America in an RV reporting about interesting people and places.