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Overview: The Pocketfinder GPS Pet Locator, from
Location Based Technology (LBT), is a GPS tracking device that provides
location information for your pet. It lets you know where
your pet is at any time through the Pocketfinder website or on your smartphone
through a free mobile app.
Usage: The waterproof device is made of military-grade
plastics, and is able to withstand most any condition. It is designed to be
attached to your pet's collar or harness, using the included clip-on case. The
rubberized case further protects the unit from the elements for better
reliability and longer life. The unit is small and light (1.4 ounces), and is
ideal for pets 20 pounds and larger.
How It Works: The GPS Pet Locator utilizes the latest in
Assisted GPS (A-GPS) technology. Motion
sensors are used to provide location updates every 1, 3, or 5 minutes (you select the interval), and is
accurate to within 10 feet. The device is powered by a built-in rechargeable battery,
and comes with a charging base. Typically, a charge lasts 3-4 days. The location,
heading, and speed data can be pinpointed on Google Premier mapping, available
on the Pocketfinder website, or on a free mobile app on iOS, Blackberry, and
Advanced Features: The Pocketfinder Personal GPS Locator has the
- Geo-Fence: You can set up an unlimited number of
geo-fence zones, such as your home, yard, neighborhood, park, or office. You
will receive alerts when your pet enters the zone,
exits the zone, or both.
- Speed Limits: You can set a speed limit for the
device. If your pet suddenly starts moving faster than it should be, you will receive an
- Alerts: Alerts can be received via email, SMS (text
message), or push notifications.
- History: You can view up to 60 days of detailed
Your Account: A contract-free subscription is required
(currently $12.95 per month) for each device. The plan includes unlimited
location lookups and emergency contacts, as well as email alerts, SMS (text
message) alerts, iOS push notifications, access to the device's 60-day history,
unlimited zones and speed alerts, and storage for medical and emergency
information and photos. The subscription covers the United States and Canada.
International coverage is also available. Multiple devices can be managed in one
account using the website or mobile apps.
Note: A free two month subscription is included with purchase of