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BUYER'S GUIDE: Read this before you buy a tracking collar!

Dog Tracking Collars, Radio Telemetry Collars & Systems Buyers' Guide by STEVE SNELL

BUYER'S GUIDE: Read this before you buy any dog tracking collar!

buy  ARTICLE: How Dog Tracking Collars Work

ARTICLE: How Dog Tracking Collars Work

Dog Tracking Collars consist of (1) a Radio Collar/Transmitter that the dog wears and (2) a Receiver which the handler carries.        

buy  FAQ: Dog Tracking Collars  - Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: Dog Tracking Collars - Frequently Asked Questions

There are several questions that I ask a customer when they are looking at purchasing a tracking system that can help narrow the field pretty quick.        

buy  ARTICLE: Bird Dogs and Radio Tracking Q&A  -- Ken Barber, President of Tracker Radio

ARTICLE: Bird Dogs and Radio Tracking Q&A -- Ken Barber, President of Tracker Radio

by Ken Barber, President of Tracker Radio -- Bird Dogs and radio tracking Q&A Q: What is Radio Tracking? A: It is method for sending data by employing one or two-way radio signals. Other terms for radio tracking common for some applications inclu...        

buy  Tracker Radio Collars REVIEW

Tracker Radio Collars REVIEW

Tracker Radio Dog Collar Systems are designed for folks that want to carry the receiver with them in the field.        

buy  BUYER'S GUIDE: Traditional Tracking Collars and Beeper Collars vs. the Garmin Astro GPS Dog Location System

BUYER'S GUIDE: Traditional Tracking Collars and Beeper Collars vs. the Garmin Astro GPS Dog Location System

HOW THEY WORK Radio tracking collars send a directional radio signal that allows you to pinpoint the direction of your dog and it gives limited information on distance. The Garmin Astro Dog GPS sends a radio signal to your Handheld GPS unit with the exact location of your dog. The Handheld GPS unit plots that information on your MA...        


Picking the Right Dog Tracking System for You & Your Dogs

  • Dog tracking collars are used by all types of folks: upland bird hunters, houndsmen, beaglers, coon hunters, field trial (bird dogs) and for coon hunting, bear hunting, lion hunting, and pig/hog hunting.

  • When you can't see your dogs due to terrain, cover or distance, radio telemetry Dog tracking collars provide an effective means of keeping "track" of multiple dogs

  • Tracking collars are also useful where you can't use beeper collars or dog bells.

  • Dog tracking collars enable the handler to quickly determine the location of one dog at a time.

  • Certain dog tracking systems also allow the dog handler to know what the dog is doing by using certain behavior systems that are part of the collar. You can tell if a dog is moving or has stopped, if a dog is barking, or if he has treed an animal.

  • Dog Tracking Systems are also effective in locating dogs that are lost.