A new FitBit-like action tracker for dogs launched now aims to support pet owners updated on their pet’s seaworthiness stratum, too as pay them an other exemplary roughly likely wellness problems. Whistling, which retails for $100, consists of a belittled, metal record that clips onto a dog’s choker and uses an accelerometer to shape whether a dog is alive or resting.
Owners supervise their pets’ action layer exploitation a smartphone app. The info is too self-possessed and uploaded anonymously to databases victimized by university researchers.
Sing CEO Ben Jacobs says that he hopes the new gimmick leave ameliorate pets’ received of keep. "We would passion to be capable to assist these dogs endure thirster lives," he told CNN. "The No. 1 index of a dog’s wellness is its own activeness compared to its fundament pipeline." More one-half of dogs and cats in the U.S. are fleshy or rotund.