Sleep

Great wearable for dogs! This device is so much fun. You can see how much time your dog spends resting, playing (typically walking or running), and being "active" (which is basically being awake but not doing a lot). If you have multiple dogs, you can compare them against each other. I even used it to determine who wandered off at night and peed in the basement - only one dog was active at that time so she was busted! LOL Support is fabulous. They respond via chat to any questions, and are super-responsive to any enhancement ideas. I use the app... Fetch More

Great wearable for dogs!

This device is so much fun. You can see how much time your dog spends resting, playing (typically walking or running), and being “active” (which is basically being awake but not doing a lot). If you have multiple dogs, you can compare them against each other. I even used it to determine who wandered off at night and peed in the basement – only one dog was active at that time so she was busted! LOL Support is fabulous. They respond via chat to any questions, and are super-responsive to any enhancement ideas. I use the app on an iPhone 4s and it works really well, even though my phone is older. Another plus is that they share the (anonymized) data that they collect with the FitBarks. It’s a great way for dog owners to contribute to research on dog health, especially if you have a purebred that is not as well-represented in their data set.

Dog Lover

Allows you to track daily activity levels. I use this product on my 7 year old terrier cross and it shows me how active he is during the day and night and allows me to see if there is any change in his activity levels day to day. It also has a very long battery life as it has currently been 9 days since it was last fully charged and has only just showing that the battery is starting to run low. This product is also smaller than I expected and easily fits onto my dogs collar so it doesn't... Fetch More

Allows you to track daily activity levels.

I use this product on my 7 year old terrier cross and it shows me how active he is during the day and night and allows me to see if there is any change in his activity levels day to day. It also has a very long battery life as it has currently been 9 days since it was last fully charged and has only just showing that the battery is starting to run low.
This product is also smaller than I expected and easily fits onto my dogs collar so it doesn’t effect him in any way.

Lizzie

I'd like to say thank you to the people behind it! As a dog obedience trainer I can't think of anything more fun and awesome for our dog. It's very assuring to know my dog is resting after her big plays and obedience training days as well as her long walks.

Jess J.

Every dog owner should get one! I bought my fitbark from the supplier directly before they started to sell on amazon; but I have enjoyed using it so much I felt that I had to review it. I bought this shortly after we got our puppy (she was around 10/11 weeks when we started to use it); it is a nice small device that clips over your dogs collar. Even on a tiny west highland terrier it isn't too big. We were finding it hard to judge how much exercise daisy was getting (especially day to day). The fitbarks point... Fetch More

Every dog owner should get one!

I bought my fitbark from the supplier directly before they started to sell on amazon; but I have enjoyed using it so much I felt that I had to review it.

I bought this shortly after we got our puppy (she was around 10/11 weeks when we started to use it); it is a nice small device that clips over your dogs collar. Even on a tiny west highland terrier it isn’t too big. We were finding it hard to judge how much exercise daisy was getting (especially day to day). The fitbarks point system makes it easy to tell how active she has been throughout the day (when we are there or when she is left at home); it also tells you how many hours the pup has been active, resting, etc in a day.

They have recently added features allowing you to compare your dog by age and breed to others in their dataset. I am glad to say that Daisy is getting about the right amount of exercise for a westie her age! In summary I think that all dog owners should get one of these, simple low in price and a great tool!

jamesakadamingo

Love the app, love the Fitbark! Absolutely in love with this app and device! The app is so user friendly and so easy to link to the Fitbark. I love monitoring my dog's activity and rest levels.

P88birdie

FitBark customer service is wonderful. I had some problems with the initial install ... FitBark customer service is wonderful. I had some problems with the initial install and their support chat was very quick, helpful and thorough. Now that the FitBark is working, I love the insight it gives me into my puppy's life. I notice that if she is up and restless at night she can be a little "off" during the day. I've also noticed that she doesn't behave well if she doesn't get enough exercise OR if she gets too much! I can check her FitBark and... Fetch More

FitBark customer service is wonderful. I had some problems with the initial install …

FitBark customer service is wonderful. I had some problems with the initial install and their support chat was very quick, helpful and thorough. Now that the FitBark is working, I love the insight it gives me into my puppy’s life. I notice that if she is up and restless at night she can be a little “off” during the day. I’ve also noticed that she doesn’t behave well if she doesn’t get enough exercise OR if she gets too much! I can check her FitBark and realize she’s just had enough of a day and it’s time for bed. The FitBark holds a charge for quite some time, is easy to use and sturdy. I love my FitBark.

Lucinda Fisher

I'm actually using it to help find a comfort zone of exercise without making her suffer during the night. She has pleural effusion and arthritis. Too much exercise and she coughs too much for the rest of the day.

Gillian C.

Small and easy to use I have a Shih Tzu and was worried the Fitbark would be bulky around his neck. I didn't need to worry as its really small and quite discreet. It doesn't bother him at all. The app was easy to install however takes some playing about with to get best out of product. However the basics of the product are really easy to navigate. The product does what it says on the tin and we find it interesting especially looking at our dog's sleeping habits. If you're curious as to whether your dog is getting enough... Fetch More

Small and easy to use

I have a Shih Tzu and was worried the Fitbark would be bulky around his neck. I didn’t need to worry as its really small and quite discreet. It doesn’t bother him at all.

The app was easy to install however takes some playing about with to get best out of product. However the basics of the product are really easy to navigate.

The product does what it says on the tin and we find it interesting especially looking at our dog’s sleeping habits. If you’re curious as to whether your dog is getting enough exercise or what it’s up to when you’re not around then this is a great tool.

FitBark Customer

So far it's a lot of fun. We use FitBark most in ways you might not expect. For example, as a puppy being crate trained and house trained we use it in the middle of the night to see if she's moving around in her crate. If she is, we get up and walk her. If not we go back to sleep without waking her. We use it to measure our crate training progress. We also use it to see if our schedule is consistent. Consistency seems to be key, so we can see if we're walking her at the... Fetch More

So far it’s a lot of fun. We use FitBark most in ways you might not expect. For example, as a puppy being crate trained and house trained we use it in the middle of the night to see if she’s moving around in her crate. If she is, we get up and walk her. If not we go back to sleep without waking her. We use it to measure our crate training progress.

We also use it to see if our schedule is consistent. Consistency seems to be key, so we can see if we’re walking her at the same times every day and if we’re walking her when we should.

Ryan M.

Big Fan of Fitbark aka fitbit for dogs I’m a big fan of Fitbark. It helps keep my dog healthy and is generally a cool thing. I was lucky enough to acquire a Fitbark by a chance encounter at SXSW this past Spring. I’ve been using it ever since then and have nothing but great things to say. I’ve found several uses for Fitbark. For one, it helps my dog stay healthy in terms of exercise. In the past there were many times when I would only walk my dog for bathroom breaks, but thanks to Fitbark, I can see... Fetch More

Big Fan of Fitbark aka fitbit for dogs

I’m a big fan of Fitbark. It helps keep my dog healthy and is generally a cool thing.

I was lucky enough to acquire a Fitbark by a chance encounter at SXSW this past Spring. I’ve been using it ever since then and have nothing but great things to say.

I’ve found several uses for Fitbark. For one, it helps my dog stay healthy in terms of exercise. In the past there were many times when I would only walk my dog for bathroom breaks, but thanks to Fitbark, I can see how long of a walk I need to take to ensure he gets the amount of energy required. Secondly, I’ve started to notice when Trevor has nighttime activity, which I can then map back to lack of exercise or him eating other types of foods. Finally it helps me monitor Trevor’s separation anxiety. Whenever I leave the house, he’s super active until he settles down. Thanks to Fitbark, I learned that the anxiety got better over time. That’s a great thing to know for any caring dog owner.

The app is pretty slick, it shows you your dog’s activity over days and weeks. All in all it’s a great way to improve your dog’s health.

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