Smart tech could help pets keep healthy New Year’s resolutions

BURLINGTON, Mass. – The use of wearable fitness tracking technology is expected to play an increased role in helping people achieve their New Year’s resolutions, and PetPace, the provider of innovative health monitoring technology for pets, wants pet owners to know how technology can benefit their pets’ health in 2018.

With a few remaining days until the start of the New Year many people have made resolutions to get healthier, and will rely on technology like a wearable fitness tracking device to monitor their progress. This strategy can also be beneficial for pets.

Resolutions like losing weight, getting more active and making healthier dietary choices are long-term goals that can help improve a pet’s quality of life and increase the likelihood of a longer lifespan. Similar to human devices like Apple Watches and Fitbits, health monitoring technology from PetPace can be a useful tool towards keeping these resolutions on track, and more.

PetPace’s Health Monitoring Solution allows pet owners to track vital signs like temperature, pulse, respiration, plus heart rate variability, activity and calories. Through PetPace’s mobile application pet owners can get an in-depth look into nearly every metric of their pet’s health. Recorded data is displayed in easy to understand graphical interface, making it easy to monitor specific aspects of a pet’s health and wellbeing over time.

“Making health conscious resolutions for a pet is a great first step towards improving their health and enriching their life. With a PetPace device pet owners can keep track of daily fitness goals like activity levels and caloric burn and see their pet’s progression over time,” said Dr. Asaf Dagan, chief veterinarian at PetPace. “Speaking with your pet’s veterinarian to create an action plan and set the right goals, in addition to using health monitoring technology to track progress, is a great way to start off the new year.”

In addition to fitness tracking, PetPace is also a powerful safeguard for helping to protect a pet’s health. The device’s biometric sensors constantly monitor a pet’s vital signs and can notify the pet’s owner via a smartphone alert in the event of a medical emergency. This technology has allowed pet owners to quickly identify impending health concerns and monitor existing medical conditions affecting their pet.

For more information about PetPace or PetPace products, please visit www.petpace.com.

About PetPace

PetPace creates innovative technology that delivers peace of mind to pet owners. Our smart IoT pet collar continuously monitors the wellbeing of elderly, sick, healthy, and at-risk dogs and cats, alerting caregivers remotely and immediately of changes in key health parameters. In the home or in the clinic, PetPace leverages data gathered non-intrusively from on-board passive sensors and advanced cloud-based analytics to keep all pets healthier and happier.

Founded in 2012 and privately-held, PetPace is headquartered in Israel, has a U.S. headquarters in Burlington, MA, and a global sales presence. For more information, please visit www.petpace.com.

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