The Connected Pet: Do Bonding & Tech Mix? Does a Connected Pet Device Bring You Closer To Your Pet? If you’re a tech-lover you’ve probably scoped out cool gadgets for your cat or dog. You know, the laser pointers from metal cubes, smart collars that track your pets, microchip-activated food dishes, puppy potty trainers, video chats, litter box... Read more...
Best GPS Tracking for Pets GPS Tracking vs the Microchip Many pet parents we talk to express a deep fear of losing their pets.  Surprisingly, many of those same pet lovers know very little about GPS tracking. Isn’t a microchip just as good, they ask? Well, no, it’s not. GPS tracking actually helps you locate your... Read more...
A Small Dog Collar for Little Escape Artists SMALL DOGS ON THE RUN Marly is an escape artist.  Geena, her pet parent, told me that Marly sees the open front door of their house as the perfect invitation to go exploring.  Even though Marly wears a small dog collar with an ID tag, when Marly sprints out the door,... Read more...
Tech Update 2: Scollar Smart Collar Display Screen Tap the Screen to Interact with the Scollar Smart Collar The Scollar team is testing our Alpha Scollar smart collar and incorporating what we learn into our Beta Scollar smart collars.  We will be showcasing in Eureka Park at CES, January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas – drop by and... Read more...
Busting The Myths Of Cat Collars Walk into any pet store and you can’t miss the hundreds of cat collars on display.  They come in every color and with a wide variety of cool prints, sequins, and bows.  Most include breakaway latches and little bells that don’t really scare away birds. Many are reflective or have... Read more...
Scollar Technology Update – GPS and Bluetooth Tracking Distance Test Today we measured the distance the bluetooth beacon on the Scollar PCB could remain paired with a phone.  We went to the wine country and found a long straight road with at least a 1km clear line of sight. We know from research conducted by the University of South Australia that a... Read more...
Why Should Your Cat Wear A Collar And ID Tag? If you have lost a cat or dog, you can attest to how devastating it can be. Having a way to identify your cat or dog is essential, even if your furry friend spends most of their time indoors. The best way to do this is to equip them with a collar... Read more...
Where Is That Cat? Everything You Need to Know about Cat GPS Tracking   Cat GPS How many times have you gone to the door to bring your kitty inside and been greeted with a resounding silence?  You call and you call and nothing happens. That little hitch in your throat stays there until she finally appears, sauntering over to rub against your... Read more...
What is a Smart Cat Collar? And Why Does Your Kitty Need One? New Smart Cat Collar A few years ago our cat disappeared for nearly two weeks. We stapled posters on phone poles for several blocks, showed her picture to our neighbors, called out to her for days… all to no avail. Then one afternoon, she just reappeared, waiting calmly for... Read more...