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Anyone ever use this... GPS Dog Collar

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  1. ultraNoob

    ultraNoob Yoshinoya Destroyer

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  2. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    They should make a chastity belt version.
     
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  3. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    for if they get lost?
    seems a bit much.
     
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  4. dan-o

    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    Proper training doesn't require batteries. Either does a leash.
     
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  5. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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  6. Total Heckler

    Total Heckler Beer and Bike Enthusiast

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    My dogs chew each others collars off. This would be a giant waste for me. It looks like it would be killer if you don't have super destructive dogs.
     
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  7. Leppah

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    It might be something nice to have if you like to let your dog just wander around and you don't really live in a tight neighborhood like i do. If i lived in the mountains or the woods, i'd probably get something like that just so i could find the dude if he wandered a bit long one night. Other than that, i don't let my dog out of my site much. So i wouldn't have a need for one.
     
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  8. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    You'll thank yourself for the purchase the very first time the Gimp escapes from the basement. I guarantee it.
     
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  9. ultraNoob

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    Would be great for Search and Rescue dogs.
     
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  10. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    "What are you looking for?"

    "My search dog!"
     
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    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    most of those dogs are pretty well trained that it wouldnt be necessary.

    my dogs go crazy at any small animal, but i dont think i would want to go through the headache of trying to track them down with doggy lojack
     
  12. Leppah

    Leppah Turbo Monkey

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    I guess it would be a pretty good thing to have on a new dog. My dog was really good at running out the front door when the wife and kids would walk out for something. Little bastard would run all over the hood. We couldn't catch him because he was too damn fast. You pretty much had to wait till he got bored and he'd come in by himself. It would have been nice to know where he was when we weren't trying to catch him I guess. But now he's pretty good and sticks around. But good god, he was the biggest pain in the a$$ before that.
     
  13. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    I wonder if they make the teenage Daughter Model.
     
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    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    i can haz frequency?
     
  15. Westy

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    A coworker of mine told me he just turned on the GPS tracking feature on his daughter's cell phone.
     
  16. JRogers

    JRogers talks too much

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    I think I might have seen somethng like this on a dog, but it was a few years ago. Dog had a collar with a box and antenna on it. It appeared to be smeared with poop so as to discourage theft or something. Dog also had tags with a number to call if you found him.

    Kind of a funny story. I was backpacking in Vermont and the dog started following us. We would lose him here and there, but he basically followed us for about two days. Nice dog, but smelled RIDICULOUSLY bad. He wanted to sleep in the shelter with us. Friend of mine even dragged him out several times and eventually tied him to a tree...dog chewed through the rope and came back.
     
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    You can always find those at Planned Parenthood.
     
  18. ultraNoob

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    I'm sure you can disguise it as a cute keychain stuffed animal or something... or stash it somewhere in her car.
     
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    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    Nobody ever comes looking for me. Now that I am sober I seldom have to find myself anymore. It just sits in a drawer here in my kitchen now...
     
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    I know were talking dogs here and hope to never need to go this way for my pup to stay close, but you got me thinking on how this gps stuff would be great for keeping the bike monitored. say if you have a carbon or a set up freeride bike it might worth spending initially 200 for the collar and the 10-15/month monitoring fees as you can still use it on the pup
     
  21. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    I've never needed to figure out where I am but there have been plenty of time where I wish I knew where I had been.