Collar-Worn Monitor Lets You Track Your Dog’s Activity from Your iPhone


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Ever wonder what your dog is up to while you’re away from home? Does he spend most of the day sleeping? Is he getting enough exercise? Is he sick? Unfortunately, your dog can’t call or text you to let you know when something is wrong. But a new device called Whistle can – it’s a complete activity monitor, much like the FitBit, designed specially for man’s best friend.

Whistle itself is a tiny, light-weight metallic disk that attaches to your dog’s collar. It uses a built-in accelerometer to determine whether your pet is asleep, out for a walk, and even when your pet decides to take an jump into the pool on a hot day. All the data is recorded and viewable using an included iPhone app.

Whistle tracks your pet’s long-term activity trends and compares them to the average for other dogs, so you can know at…

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