As any dog owner already knows, a dog collar is an absolute necessity for keeping your dog under control. When you go to the pet store to pick up a collar for your 4 legged friend, you will notice that there are numerous different types of dog collars on the market today. You can purchase a basic collar for about $5 or you can purchase a personalized designer collar for around $50 or more. However, did you know that the latest type of collar is the GPS dog training collar.
What Exactly a GPS Dog Training Collar Is
A GPS dog training collar is 1 of the many options available for those dogs who have a tendency to wander. This is actually the latest advancement in dog collars. This GPS dog training collar is actually embedded with GPS technology that will help you to trace your dog anywhere in the world because it is based upon a sophisticated satellite communication system. Embedded in the GPS dog training collar is a GPS modem and a receiver with software that has been incorporated into the system. So, all that you need to have in order to track your dog is a mobile phone.
Whenever you dial the telephone number of the GPS service provider, the location of your dog is sent directly to you mobile phone via a text message that comes over the Global System for Mobile Communication network. This will track the SIM card that is inserted into your dog’s collar. You can use any type of SIM card in your GPS dog training collar as long as it is configured to work with the Internet. This will then allow you to track your dog from specific websites. You can even figure out what your dog is doing whenever you choose to track him. Your dog’s GPS dog training collar will work on frequencies that range between 900 MHz and 1900 MHz.
There is even a GPS dog training collar that will compel your dog to come back home whenever he wanders away. In this collar is a device that is set with the maximum distance the dog can go from his home. Whenever the dog goes further the GPS dog training collar will emit a disturbing ultrasonic sound that only continues to get louder with the further that your dog wanders from home. As such, your dog is compelled to head back home.
A GPS dog training collar is compact, lightweight, waterproof and easy to use. It only weighs about 250 grams and are made by numerous manufacturers. The price tag on a a GPS dog training collar starts at about $1,000.