Apps to help you locate a lost pet

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

According to national statistics, animal control officials across the country see a 30 percent increase in lost pets each year between July 4-6.

Here are some apps to help you keep them safe over the holiday weekend:

Free for iOs and Android
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has come up with a great app to help you find your lost pet. It has step-by-step instructions on what to do. The app can also help you store the pet's medical records and offer tips on what to do during natural disasters.

Finding Rover
Free for iOs and Android
This app uses facial recognition software to find lost dogs as quick and easy as the snap of a photo. If you see a lost dog, you can use

Starting cost: $99.95; Free app for iOs and Android
Granted, this is pricey. But, if you're looking for a GPS tracking device for your pet, this would a good one to check out. Monitor where your pet is at all times and even get text alerts on your pet's current location. You can even use this to monitor your pet's activity levels.

Note: $99.95 price includes the GPS tracking station, collar tracker and two months of service.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s