Friday, July 15, 2016

Whistle for Your Dog's Safety

Bentley Basset Hound with Charlie Brown baseball cap.
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   Over the past year, I have shared my love for Bentley’s Whistle Activity Monitor. I told you when we first began using it, after a few months use and when it went on the fritz. Our new Whistle has been working perfectly and we are still trying to get a champion streak going. Our road trip to Phoenix had me worried about the boys being in the car several hours each day as we traveled. It turned out the Whistle motivated us to take longer breaks to walk them. We also found trails to take them on at our hotel stops. Bentley had more time in each day of the trip than he usually gets at home. His activity time was the highest while we were at the BlogPaws conference. There was a lot of walking and they played in the doggie daycare. *You have a Whistle coupon in your swag bag if you attended the conference
M. K. Clinton, Bentley Basset Hound and Pierre Westie on a bed
   Pierre does not have a Whistle Activity Monitor. We know he gets plenty of exercise between our walks and his constant squirrel or lizard chasing. After an incident at one of our hotels, he will be getting the Whistle Tracker. He nonchalantly walked out of the room and trotted down the walk toward the swimming pool. It is difficult to convey the level of freak that I felt as I flew out the door bellowing “PIERRE” along with some HBO words. I saw his white tail turn the corner of our hotel wing. Obviously, he felt sorry for me flailing behind him like a crazy woman. Pierre came back wondering what the big deal was. It was very frightening for us but we were lucky. How would we have found him in a strange city?
Bentley Basset Hound playing with PrideBites squirrel
   That is where the Whistle Tracker could be a life-saver. It does everything Bentley’s Activity Monitor does but it also tracks your pet’s location. The device is only 1.5” x 4.2” and weighs a mere 1.3 oz. It will fit on a 1” collar or harness.
What can the Whistle Tracker track?
·        Your pet’s activity each day along with the time goal you set for them
·        Keep track of medications, appointments, and food
·        Connect with caretakers so they can monitor the pet and have access to the health information
·        Live GPS map allows you to track your dog next door or anywhere in the nation
·        Set your Whistle zone to your house, yard or other “safe” place like a daycare
·        If your pet leaves the set zone, you will receive an alert through the app or a text message
→ Get Whistle GPS Pet Tracker for just $79.95 and get 3 months free service for a limited time! ←
   Both the Whistle Activity Monitor and the Tracker are on sale for $79.00. The Tracker does require a service plan that ranges from $6.95 - $9.95 a month but while they are on sale, you get 3 months free service. I’ll be honest with you; I don’t worry about Bentley running away anymore. He likes to hang close to me and his dad. Pierre would chase a squirrel or rabbit to the ends of the earth or just decide to go exploring. It’s not that he doesn’t love us; it is the Terrier in him. I learned that the hard way a couple of weeks ago. Believe me, as I was explaining to him how bad he scared me; I was secretly cursing myself for not having already bought him a Whistle Tracker! It could have ended much worse than just shaken nerves.
Bentley Basset Hound wearing a Whistle Activity monitor with meme "Whistle While You Play"
   Do you have a Whistle or some type of a tracking device on your pet? Does your dog come when you call them? Tell me more in the comments. 
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  1. This sounds so cool! Have a great Friday love!

  2. that sounds great!... but I have some doubts if the mama can handle such a tracker... her fake fitbit is still on her desk and I have some doubts that it will change this place for the next century lol

  3. Quite a scare Pierre gave you. Glad he came back.

  4. That is Mom's worst nightmare what happened with Pierre! It actually happened to a nose work competitor. She went for dinner, the dog opened the door on his own, went down the hall, somehow got down to the lobby where the automatic doors let him out. She came back from dinner to an empty room as the door shuts behind you. Thankfully, the police had found him and she got him back. She actually titled with him the next day. So scary! Watch the door knobs in rooms. Lever knobs are easy for dogs to open, not sure how he was able to pull as well, but it happens.

  5. That photo of you all snuggling on the bed is sooooo cute, I luffs it!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  6. This is such a great idea. You just never know what can happen that you don't expect. One day I left the dog yard through the gate, and forgot to tell Luke to "stay". I still didn't expect him to go flying by me! He ran around the yard for a few minutes and then came back, but that was a panicked few minutes for me! I'd feel so much better knowing I could find him if he did accidentally run off.
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

  7. OMG,you almost lost Pierre!? I can imagine the coronary you almost had!! A tracking device is an awesome safety tool when you travel!
    Love & biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

  8. OMG,you almost lost Pierre!? I can imagine the coronary you almost had!! A tracking device is an awesome safety tool when you travel!
    Love & biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

  9. Mom is always talking about our safety stuff. She watches us like a hawk
    Lily & Edward

  10. Sounds like a fantastic product to alleviate worry and those HBO words. 😇

  11. Still working out "kinks" but love Shasta's Whistle tracker/monitor! That must have been so scary watching Pierre trot away in a strange city!!

  12. We don't have a whistle tracker. Ruby pretty much sticks to us like glue because of her separation anxiety.

  13. That would come in handy many times!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

    Pee Ess - Please send POTP to my fiance' Ruby. She is at ER. No other information available.

  14. That tracker would be a great thing to have when traveling.
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  15. That must have been quite the scene at the hotel! This sounds like a wonderful device, and we appreciate you sharing your story:-)