Chipolo is a Bluetooth tracker and as such has a maximum range of 200 ft (60 meters) where it can stay connected.
We would recommend using it to find and track in-house pets like house-trained cats and smaller dogs, but would not recommend its use on larger dog breeds and outdoor cats.
To track outdoor pets that stay outside a lot we would suggest using a GPS tracker that allows for real-time tracking at any distance.
The Chipolo finder on your pet's collar will allow you to:
- Check if your pet is nearby by opening the Chipolo app on your phone and checking if the tracker is connected (this means that your pet is close enough for the tracker to connect to your phone)
- Check the last know location where your pet's tracker was connected to your phone (so you can check that location to see if your pet is nearby)
- Ring the tracker attached to your pet's collar to check your pet's location
Warning: some animals might be sensitive to the sudden ringing or the volume of the ringtone, so please exercise caution when using the Ring feature with your pet.