A San Francisco startup company Whistle has come up with some new features for its popular 'FitBit for dogs' gadget, including the ability to track down your dog through GPS, Tech Crunch reported.
The new product, dubbed WhistleGPS, uses both GPS and sub-GHz cellular technology to add on-demand location monitoring to Whistle's flagship activity tracking gadget that syncs with iOS or Android devices.
AdvertisementIt's a logical addition, as Whistle's core product seems best suited for pet owners who aren't always physically with their dogs while they're out and about - people with big properties, or who use dog sitters or walkers, for instance.
The gadget, which is on presale now, will cost 129 dollars and charge a 5-dollar per month GPS service fee.
While pet GPS trackers are not exactly new, the company is touting WhistleGPS as having the smallest form factor and longest battery life of all the pet trackers on the market.