Human Health

Awesome device for track pawed pals' activities It gets me and my husky healthy together. It reminds us how many more points we need to work out to reach our goal every day. There is always people help us when we log on.

Maska

So fun and healthy At first these seemed ridiculous... And then you use it!! My boyfriend and I love competing with our fitbits. It keeps us both from getting too lazy, and holds us accountable when we claim the gym will happen "tomorrow" too many days in a row. We found these fitbarks and figured we'd buy one for our one lazy paws girl to see how it works. We got to see how much more she plays at daycare than at home, and gives us a well deserved guilt trip when she doesn't get a walk. The app isn't... Fetch More

So fun and healthy
At first these seemed ridiculous… And then you use it!! My boyfriend and I love competing with our fitbits. It keeps us both from getting too lazy, and holds us accountable when we claim the gym will happen “tomorrow” too many days in a row. We found these fitbarks and figured we’d buy one for our one lazy paws girl to see how it works. We got to see how much more she plays at daycare than at home, and gives us a well deserved guilt trip when she doesn’t get a walk. The app isn’t awesome, but its clearly improving, and we can even see our fitbit data alongside her fitbark data! So fun! We ordered another for the lazy one’s rambunctious sister and can’t wait to compare and compete the whole family into maintaining a healthy life together.
Kristen

Fantastic activity tracker for dogs! I bought 2 of these for our dogs. My husband and I both own a Fitbit and thought it would be fun to track our dogs activities too! We looked into it and discovered FitBark! Well we haven't been disappointed. The dogs receive bark points each day based on their activity not steps, however they explain why this is. Essentially it's impossible to track steps in dogs as their movements vary so much. However it's pretty accurate with picking up play time/ rest time and when they are active. I've also been really impressed with... Fetch More

Fantastic activity tracker for dogs!

I bought 2 of these for our dogs. My husband and I both own a Fitbit and thought it would be fun to track our dogs activities too! We looked into it and discovered FitBark!

Well we haven’t been disappointed. The dogs receive bark points each day based on their activity not steps, however they explain why this is. Essentially it’s impossible to track steps in dogs as their movements vary so much. However it’s pretty accurate with picking up play time/ rest time and when they are active.
I’ve also been really impressed with the customer support. For a small company they go out of their way to make sure you are happy and are always on the end of a live chat to help if you have any problems.

The app that supports it is good as well and we can even track our activity against the dogs in the weekly view!

Tracking how active the dogs have been also allows us to make adjustments to feeding.

The battery lasts a long time and we have had no issues with the product. I imagine if you did have any issues their customer service would be excellent. They really care about the brand and the experience you have with their product.

Overall I’m really happy with my purchase.

lyd54321

I'm loving the Fitbark with my new rescue dog. First, it's really getting me to pay attention to the exercise he's getting and motivating me to get him out for hikes, jogging, playdates, etc. This in turn is actually getting me much more active then personal activity tracker ever did. I also love the ability to benchmark and see how other dogs are doing and now have friends and family's dogs on the app as well. An interesting benefit to showing the activity throughout the day is I could tell when the he escaped from his crate to go running... Fetch More

I’m loving the Fitbark with my new rescue dog. First, it’s really getting me to pay attention to the exercise he’s getting and motivating me to get him out for hikes, jogging, playdates, etc. This in turn is actually getting me much more active then personal activity tracker ever did. I also love the ability to benchmark and see how other dogs are doing and now have friends and family’s dogs on the app as well. An interesting benefit to showing the activity throughout the day is I could tell when the he escaped from his crate to go running around the house! Since he did no damage after being out for a couple hours, I’m no longer crating him. Bonus for him 😉 . The FitBark is simple to set up and the app has a great user interface. Get one for your dog and get the both of you more active.

velobob

Awesome little activity monitor! I've had my FitBark now for about a year. It works great. I can see my dogs activity (or lack there of) level. It automatically syncs when the app is open and in close proximity (10-15ft) to my dog. About a month ago it broke. My dog was marking a bone and I think rubbed on it a little too roughly. I contacted thier support staff and Sara was very nice and offered me a replacement device at no cost. She included a RMA slip so I could return the broken devise to them. I have... Fetch More

Awesome little activity monitor!

I’ve had my FitBark now for about a year. It works great. I can see my dogs activity (or lack there of) level. It automatically syncs when the app is open and in close proximity (10-15ft) to my dog. About a month ago it broke. My dog was marking a bone and I think rubbed on it a little too roughly. I contacted thier support staff and Sara was very nice and offered me a replacement device at no cost. She included a RMA slip so I could return the broken devise to them. I have seen this company grow in terms of what their product and the app offer. I am very impressed with both their product and their staff. As more dogs are using FitBark the averages (daily activity) for breed and size of dog keep getting better. They also recently added an option where you can sync your fitbit within FitBark. this way you can see your activity right next to your dog’s on a daily basis.

M. Simek

Oscar is a Puggle who we adopted from an Amish farm when he was about 12 weeks old. We do not know the size of his parents, nor are we aware of the existence of any litter mates. He is overweight for sure, and was diagnosed with hypothyroidism a little over a year ago. Even on the medication and prescription food, he has maintained the same weight (~ 55-58#) for a while. FitBark (combined with my Fitbit) fits right into what we are trying to accomplish with Oscar's health. He will be 4 years old in April, and we want... Fetch More

Oscar is a Puggle who we adopted from an Amish farm when he was about 12 weeks old. We do not know the size of his parents, nor are we aware of the existence of any litter mates.

He is overweight for sure, and was diagnosed with hypothyroidism a little over a year ago. Even on the medication and prescription food, he has maintained the same weight (~ 55-58#) for a while.

FitBark (combined with my Fitbit) fits right into what we are trying to accomplish with Oscar’s health. He will be 4 years old in April, and we want to be sure he’s around for a long time.

Kristen R.

Jumps and Leaps ahead of the others After having several of the other trackers (Whistle, Voyce and Tagg) this is the first tracker that actually records his activity accurately. The others would have large swings in the data. The battery life is top notch. Others state they last 5 - 7 days and they don't come close. I am into the eighth day of the charge and the little bone indicator has barely moved. I am an active jogger and my little buddy likes to come with me. His activity stats are in line with my activity tracker. Fitbark is... Fetch More

Jumps and Leaps ahead of the others

After having several of the other trackers (Whistle, Voyce and Tagg) this is the first tracker that actually records his activity accurately. The others would have large swings in the data. The battery life is top notch. Others state they last 5 – 7 days and they don’t come close. I am into the eighth day of the charge and the little bone indicator has barely moved. I am an active jogger and my little buddy likes to come with me. His activity stats are in line with my activity tracker. Fitbark is a solid tracker. I would like to see more enhancements to their web portal.

TechNC01

A great and nifty product, well worth buying. The FitBark is an awesome product. The app is clever and provides some clear, and relevant information. I'm looking forward to seeing how this product develops, but will continue to use it! It's well packaged, and easy to set up with clear instructions. The support team respond very quickly to queries, and are very friendly and helpful. There's a growing community of users on Facebook with whom you can share information and find dogs similar to yours to "friend" on the app to compete/compare as you'd like. Would definitely recommend. It links... Fetch More

A great and nifty product, well worth buying.

The FitBark is an awesome product. The app is clever and provides some clear, and relevant information. I’m looking forward to seeing how this product develops, but will continue to use it! It’s well packaged, and easy to set up with clear instructions. The support team respond very quickly to queries, and are very friendly and helpful. There’s a growing community of users on Facebook with whom you can share information and find dogs similar to yours to “friend” on the app to compete/compare as you’d like. Would definitely recommend.

It links my FitBit account which is awesome, shows me my target and the dog’s on the same graphs. Some more integration would be amazing, although I’m unsure what I’d like to see really at this stage!

There are a few things which could be better though. The additional wifi charging station is very expensive, so I don’t have it, which means my dogs data only sync when I ask it to via my app. I’m hoping that something will change with this in future development of the product though, and I’d still happily give it 5 stars.

Benjamin G

I think the activity devices like FitBark are going to be incredibly important for pet owners on a number of levels to ensure that their pets get adequate exercise and that they themselves are, too.

Rebecca Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP
Director of Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction / University of Missouri

I love my FitBark I love my Fitbark! It's a great motivational tool for me and my furbaby. The set-up was super easy! Plus the customer service to help answer detailed questions about the app was phenomenal.

misshouse_2001