Vendors are targeting pet owners with connected devices powered by machine-to-machine and GPS technology to help keep track of animals and find them when they get loose. Products include DogWirelessPlus.com's Smart Station and Pet Link collar, which use a wireless dog fence, and GPS locators which lets users track animals on a smartphones.
For families with on-the-go pets: A GPS pet locater that attaches to a pet’s collar allows the owner to access location data via a smartphone or connected device. As an example, Securus, www.securusGPS.com, released its SpotLite 2.0 earlier this month. The site lists the price at $99.99 + service plan, and shows it in stock at this writing.
Another option, pictured above: The SportDOG TEK Series 1.0 GPS Tracking system gives you GPS tracking capabilities in one single compact handheld device. It's the perfect Tracking Trainer system for hunters who run hounds for hunting, have rabbit hunting beagles or any dogs used for upland birds. Not just for hunters,it can also be used by all dog owners.