Review: Tractive GPS Tracker for Cats and Dogs

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As pets age, they may have some issue with cognitive dysfunction (dementia) and as a result, could potentially wander off from the safe area around your home, get lost, or worse, never return. Pets are considered senior pets as early as age 6 or 7, and cognitive dysfunction can be more common in older pets.

A GPS tracker, would enable you to locate your pet anytime, anywhere. Using the app on your smartphone, you can see the exact location of your dog or cat. The Tractive GPS 3G tracker uses 3G cellular technology which allows you to track your pet in regions where 3G is available, which today is almost anywhere.  

These lightweight trackers weigh less than 1.2 ounces and are recommended for pets over 9 pounds. They are also waterproof and shock resistant. The tracker uses a rechargeable battery that has a 2-5 day battery life and recharges in less than 2 hours. 

The Tractive GPS tracker also has an integrated virtual fence that will inform you immediately in the case that your cat or dog leaves a pre-defined safe area. And unlike a microchip, which can only be used when a dog or cat is found and brought to a veterinarian, a GPS tracker tracks the location of your pet in real-time, enabling you to always know where your pet is and to find them immediately in the case that they run off, preventing them from getting lost in the first place. 

A Tractive GPS tracker costs around $50 plus a subscription fee for as little as $5 per month. 

  • Locate your dog on your phone in real-time
  • Monitor your little buddy’s activity
  • Get notified if your dog wanders a bit too far from home
  • NEW! Enjoy the best tracking experience with LTE technology
  • Get wet! 100% waterproof and adventure-proof
  • Long-lasting battery that goes for up to 5 days
  • Subscription starts from only US $5.39 per month per tracker

Tractive GPS DOG LTE is the most accurate and energy-efficient pet tracker yet. It combines new LTE technology with the most popular features for even more peace of mind. And with unlimited range, it lets you see your dog’s location and activity levels everywhere in the world.

If you are concerned for your senior pet’s safety and well being, a GPS tracker can put your mind at ease. Please note, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of these trackers will benefit the Elderly Pet Organization.