Garmin GPS Dog Tracker

This is a dog tracking system created by the sat nav people Garmin, it is being aimed at the hunting market, but it does not necessarily mean that it is exclusive to that particular group of dog owners. The system is made up of a collar with built in tracker system and a handheld receiver with 2.6 inch display and twenty hour battery life that is capable of tracking up to ten dogs in one go. However the cost could be the deal breaker for a lot of dog owners.

Astro 320 handheld device features include;

Supports TOPO U.S. 24K and 100K maps, BirdsEye™ Satellite Imagery, City Navigator®, and Garmin Custom Maps

Up to 30% increased range with redesigned antenna (included)

New vibration alerts

New and improved, simplified user interface

3-axis electronic compass

New customizable settings for dog track logs

Compatible with any Garmin DC™ series transmitter

Waterproof with a tough, rugged exterior – built for the rigors of the outdoors

DC 40 dog collar features include;

Dog position updates every 5, 10, 30 or 120 seconds

Battery life of between 17-48 hours, depending on position and update rate

Collar Lock lets you create a four-digit PIN number that prevents others from seeing your dog’s whereabouts

Sports an innovative LED-charging indicator that’s been redesigned to prevent clogging

Priced at around £400 ($650) for the whole system

Source [Geeky Gadgets]