Weighing 2.5 ounces, Zoombak features a compact, water-resistant design and a rechargeable battery. The secure, interactive website lets owners create custom safety zones, set real-time alerts and generate on-demand locates.
The Zoombak Advanced GPS Dog Locator retails for $199 and offers service plans starting at $12 a month with a 12 months prepaid subscription or $14 on a monthly basis. Zoombak will partner with Petsmart to offer a series of hands-on, in-store demo days at select locations throughout June and July.
There is about 75 million dogs in the United States according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association. The Association also estimates that $43.4 billion will be spent on pets in the U.S. in 2008.