How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

Have you ever wondered how to monitor your pets activity? We know that both of our kitties are on the chunky side. We’re working with the vet to help them lose weight. But, it’s hard to know where we are or how we’re doing? I’m not at home all day watching them to see if they’re getting enough exercise. Sometimes, it seems like all they do is sleep in the sun. I’ve been looking for some way to monitor how active they are. I received product for this post. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

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How to Monitor Your Pets Activity

Poof (like a FitBit for pets) is the solution to this problem! Poof is available in two different varieties: Pea and Bean. Each Poof Activity Tracker will monitor sleep and activity as well as track calories. Plus, it’s waterproof and has a replaceable or rechargeable battery depending on the variety you choose! So, how does it work?

How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

Like the activity tracker you have for yourself, Pea (the round one) and Bean (the oval one) work with an app on your smartphone (iPhone or Android).  They are Bluetooth Enabled and there are no monthly fees at all. These trackers fit right on your pet’s existing collar and are available in a variety of colors.

Poof Bean Pet Activity Tracker, BlackPoof Bean Pet Activity Tracker, BlackPoof Pea Pet Activity Tracker, CoralPoof Pea Pet Activity Tracker, Coral

Through the app, you can check their activity level, their sleep quality, how many calories they have burned/eaten, and get an overall score for their fitness based on other pets. They are both great for either cats or dogs.

How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

To make the process even more fun for you, you can earn “treats” by syncing your tracker, commenting, liking or posting a photo. These “treats” are discounts on various pet products on Amazon.

How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

My thoughts:

I always worry when I start to use new technology because I’m never sure how complicated it will be to set up. Thankfully, the Poof Bean and Pea were simple to get started with. the Bean needs to be charge in a USB charger just like your FitBit would. The Pea uses a regular battery so you just pop it in and put the cover on and you’re all set.

How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

Then you create profiles for your pets on Poof with their weight, name, birth date, etc. And, you sync the Poof with the app on your phone. It literally took me less than 5 minutes to get each one set up. Once that’s done, it’s very simple to watch how active your pet is by using the app.

If you’d like to monitor your pets activity, the Poof is definitely a great way to get started.

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Ellen is a busy mom of a 20-year-old son and 25-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She has been running a small pet sitting business in southern Vermont for the past three years. She’s a proud Mommy to 2 shelter kitties. If you’d like to work together, email info@other-peoples-pets.com to chat.

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39 thoughts on “How to Monitor Your Pets Activity, Exercise and Calories

  1. What an interesting concept! We’d love to win this. We learned that it can track how much a cat sleeps, or if there was something that happened, like a loud noise, that may have caused some anxiety.

  2. i learned that you can use a long lasting battery or a charger, that it can monitor your pets activities and also has a lost map in case your pet gets loose.

  3. It’s pretty cool you can use a charger and not waste batteries! I want to use this for my dog and my cat… how to choose…

  4. This post made me so happy! I am at my wits end with my cat gaining weight and becoming lethargic. I am absolutely buying this if I don’t win!!! Fingers crossed!!!!

  5. Unfortunately, my Chihuahua/boston terrier mix needs to shed a couple pounds. She doesn’t look fat, but she could stand to lose a few…says the vet. Poof would be fun to use with her. I like that I could see how much activity she does on a daily basis.

  6. I learned that you can Monitor 24/7  activity, calories & set exercise goals! Perfect for my furbabies!!

  7. I learned that the device can track the number of calories that my cat burns throughout her activities. I love that I can monitor her sleep activity as well.

  8. My sister’s cats are her babies. She is always worried about their health, weight, food intake, etc. I will definitely send her the link.

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