Dog Walker, Daycare & Boarding

Your Dog Will Thank You This is a fun product that keeps us honest about getting enough playtime in with our golden retriever. I had an incident with the product only a week after purchasing it - our dog went swimming with it on and it would not work after that. When I contacted the Fitbark folks, they immediately arranged to send me a new one - really great customer service. The new one has held up during swimming and has provided us with some good information that will help us keep our guy healthy. They just added a feature... Fetch More

Your Dog Will Thank You

This is a fun product that keeps us honest about getting enough playtime in with our golden retriever. I had an incident with the product only a week after purchasing it – our dog went swimming with it on and it would not work after that. When I contacted the Fitbark folks, they immediately arranged to send me a new one – really great customer service. The new one has held up during swimming and has provided us with some good information that will help us keep our guy healthy. They just added a feature that shows average statistics for dogs similar to mine, which is pretty interesting. You can also now choose one of three levels for your dog’s daily goal for fitness points – it’s a nice option to have. Henry the Golden has gotten much more exercise on a more consistent basis since we got the Fitbark. It makes us take him for an extra half mile, or throw the ball a half dozen more times. It also helps us see that doggie day care really is worth it! Henry doesn’t even notice that he’s wearing the Fitbark, but he is loving the effects of it!

Kathleen U

Great tech item My dog is literally rocking the "rest" fitbarks!! Seriously the average target "fitbarks" for my Golden based on his age and size is a good guide and my kids are now not cutting his walks short! No wonder he sleeps a lot during the day he does have some restless nights. So far enjoying it, it is easy to set up the app and gadget.

JB

It's been fantastic - really helped with seeing how much he does throughout the day while I'm at work, and encourages me to take him for an extra 15 minutes at the end of a walk to get his points up! I've already recommended this to several friends - three of them plan to buy one for their dogs! It'll be great to compete with them ? .

Stef P.

Yep. This is what I needed So here's the deal. My sister runs a pet sitting/nannying company in LA. Which means a lot of dogs, cats, rabbits, pigs, a lot of whom are used to pretty good lifestyles. I live up north and go to visit her every few months, and when I do I love to join her at "work" while she "has to" hang out with furry animals all day. I had some dogs and cats growing up. But working with my sister has opened my eyes to a lot of new things. Like how many animals sit... Fetch More

Yep. This is what I needed

So here’s the deal. My sister runs a pet sitting/nannying company in LA. Which means a lot of dogs, cats, rabbits, pigs, a lot of whom are used to pretty good lifestyles. I live up north and go to visit her every few months, and when I do I love to join her at “work” while she “has to” hang out with furry animals all day.

I had some dogs and cats growing up. But working with my sister has opened my eyes to a lot of new things. Like how many animals sit at home all day while their owners are away, in various conditions. Some have big cushy couches they aren’t allowed to sit on, others are in kennels (which I do not support).

They do all have one thing in common: they are alone a large chunk of their lives, or at least with other animals but not their owners. And because they can’t speak it’s hard to know if they got enough exercise that day, if they’re sitting down too much, not playing, feeling sick. I’d tried FitBit and Jawbone Up and all sorts of wearables for myself but I returned all of them.

Then we got our own dog. I cannot say how glad I am I didn’t return the FitBark like I did with those devices for myself. I realized the difference is I know how I’m feeling but I don’t know how Toby’s feeling. And working with my sister has taught me that animals do exhibit body language, but that can’t/doesn’t tell the whole story. And working with trainers I’ve learned you need a degree to parse your dog’s body language anyway 😉

I will never go back to not putting a doggie tracker on Toby. I don’t think I’m the only one who’d pay anything for my dog 😉 Any little bit more I can relate to him and know he’s living a great life I will do. It did take a bit of adjusting the levels on the FitBark and I keep forgetting about the battery reminders but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I love my Toby. Worth it. Very worth it.

Tyler Hayes

Great gadget for dog parents I am a health and dog nut and could not be more pleased with FitBark. I have two small Westies and the monitors fit their collars perfectly; it is very light and fashionable. The information I get from the app is very valuable, I am able to see the exact times they are active, when they get walks from our dogs walkers, and most importantly how they do compared to each other and other dogs from the same breed. The staff at FitBark is extremely friendly and responsive; They really care about the users and... Fetch More

Great gadget for dog parents

I am a health and dog nut and could not be more pleased with FitBark. I have two small Westies and the monitors fit their collars perfectly; it is very light and fashionable.
The information I get from the app is very valuable, I am able to see the exact times they are active, when they get walks from our dogs walkers, and most importantly how they do compared to each other and other dogs from the same breed.
The staff at FitBark is extremely friendly and responsive; They really care about the users and make sure that we have all the info we need.
I love FitBark!!!

Tgraef84

Great product, awesome customer service! We picked up this activity monitor a few weeks ago to see how much exercise our pooch was getting with their walker. This device is tiny and actually provides us with more info than we would have anticipated. Plus, it keeps us honest and motivated to get my pup out and about. The interface is good, not great, but fitbark are working on making it more user friendly -- I know this bc fitbark actively solicited my feedback and explained the app's feature. A good friend has the whistle but I was never convinced, esp... Fetch More

Great product, awesome customer service!

We picked up this activity monitor a few weeks ago to see how much exercise our pooch was getting with their walker. This device is tiny and actually provides us with more info than we would have anticipated. Plus, it keeps us honest and motivated to get my pup out and about. The interface is good, not great, but fitbark are working on making it more user friendly — I know this bc fitbark actively solicited my feedback and explained the app’s feature. A good friend has the whistle but I was never convinced, esp after reading reviews. So happy I went with my gut and tried out this new product.

MKT22

Cool little gadget Cool little gadget. Very handy for me as I have various people who help me out with walking my dog so I can easily keep track of how much exercise he gets each day.

Ryan

Fantastic product Device and app are working great for me and my dog. I can keep track of my dog's activity, and when and for how long my dog walker took care of my dog while I am away. I had some issues setting up the connection between the device and my phone in the beginning. But the support team was very helpful in walking me through all the steps and going above and beyond their duty figuring out that ... my phone OS needed to be updated. 🙂 While the device is very light and fits any dogs size,... Fetch More

Fantastic product

Device and app are working great for me and my dog.
I can keep track of my dog’s activity, and when and for how long my dog walker took care of my dog while I am away.
I had some issues setting up the connection between the device and my phone in the beginning.
But the support team was very helpful in walking me through all the steps and going above and beyond their duty figuring out that … my phone OS needed to be updated. 🙂
While the device is very light and fits any dogs size, the battery lasts for a very long time (about 2 weeks) and re-charging it takes only the time your dog takes a quick nap.
Overall, I am very satisfied with this product and would definitely recommend it to any dog owner.

E. Lapiello

My Furry Fitness Star - thanks to FitBark! I LOVE this device! I'm an active person and enjoy using my fitness tracker to watch for patterns and keep up healthy competition with myself. This FitBark allows the furriest member of my family to participate in the fun as well and it has given me much more insight into my dog's health and activity levels...which leads to her happiness! I think of Reina as a very active dog and she definitely is when I'm around, but this lets me know when she's sleeping more often or perhaps is less active than... Fetch More

My Furry Fitness Star – thanks to FitBark!

I LOVE this device! I’m an active person and enjoy using my fitness tracker to watch for patterns and keep up healthy competition with myself. This FitBark allows the furriest member of my family to participate in the fun as well and it has given me much more insight into my dog’s health and activity levels…which leads to her happiness! I think of Reina as a very active dog and she definitely is when I’m around, but this lets me know when she’s sleeping more often or perhaps is less active than normal. I’m then prompted and motivated to take her on a walk or get a new toy out to play with. I love her so much and I, of course want her to be happy & healthy. This little gadget is awesome for that and the journal portion of the app helps me capture the fun times and remember the important stuff. Couldn’t ask for more!

Ari Kern

I find this super helpful to see if she's had enough exercise, or is due for more. I can see if she just slept all day or if she played or was taken for a walk while I was at work. It is helping me and my family change OUR habits to help her 🙂

Kim R.