Sportdog TEK Dog GPS Collar review

Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar has some features not seen in other pet trackers, such as HopTek and geofence, making it one of the best in the market. Hence, If you want accuracy in tracking and a good value for money, the Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar would be best an excellent choice.

Communication range

Communication range

The communication range of the Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar is ten miles

GPS and Glasnost

Great GPS

GPS and GLONASS satellite tracking technologies.

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Best Warranty

Two years warranty and forty-five days money-back guarantee.

Dog Tracker Physical features

Size and weight

Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar has a medium-large size, which contributes to its heavier weight. Hence, this pet tracking device is specific to the particular neck size of dogs.

Battery life

The handheld device and GPS dog collar that make up the Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar come with lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable). The batteries have a lifespan of three to five years and are replaceable. The handheld device battery has a charge time of eight hours and it lasts for about twelve hours per charge. The GPS collar has a charge time of four hours and a battery life of about twenty-four hours.

Communication range

The communication range of the Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar is ten miles. Meanwhile, this standard range may be altered by certain factors, such as weather conditions and surroundings.

Geofence

The pet tracking device comes with a geofencing feature you will have to create to be notified of your dog’s location. You will have to create a virtual safe zone or perimeter for your dog. Your device will be notified to activate a live tracking mode if your dog exceeds this boundary (geofence).

Sportdog TEK Dog GPS App

Other types of pet trackers make use of a smartphone app to navigate the location of their pet. On the contrary, Sportdog TEK Series Dog GPS Collar uses a handheld GPS device to track your dog's location. The handheld device with an antenna and the GPS dog collar communicate through radio frequency signals. In this communication between the two devices, the GPS dog collar gets the information of your dog's location from GPS and GLONASS. The info gotten by the GPS dog collar will then be sent to the handheld device with the pet owner.

Leke

the Sportdog TEK series Dog GPS collar has a communication mechanism to alleviate or prevent signal interference (HopTek technology).

The communication range of the Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar is 10 miles. You will be required to pay for only the device to enjoy the device's tracking features. Unlike other pet trackers that make subscription plans compulsory, the Sportdog TEK series dog GPS collar is free of charge.

Pros of Sportdog TEK Series Dog GPS Tracker

Great communication

Has a Range of ten miles. Has HopTek to prevent signal interference. GPS and GLONASS satellite tracking technologies.

Has the best warranty

Two years warranty and forty-five days money-back guarantee.

No Subscription fees

Two years warranty and forty-five days money-back guarantee.

Size

The pet tracking device has a large size and cannot be used by smaller dogs. Used mostly by hunting dogs.

Price

Is pretty pricey but in our view is worth it in the long run.

The Cons of Sportdog TEK Series Dog GPS Tracker