Meet the Game-Changing GPS Collar That Lets Dogs Truly Roam

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 10:42 in Earth & Climate

Anne Briggs is out in the early Tennessee morning, riding across warm, sunlit fields and breathing the crisp air of the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s horrible. Her Colorado Mountain Dogs have escaped, again, and could be roaming anywhere over her farm’s hundreds of acres. Finally, she spots the two furry offenders, Johnny and June, and escorts them back to the barn. Her work schedule is pretty much shot. Sometimes, her dogs take days to turn up. Anne is always worried about them—and her livelihood which relies on livestock guardian dogs to protect her goats and alpacas from predators. She persisted for three years in search of a solution. Now, she lets Johnny, June, and her animals in the open pasture without any fencing. Anne’s search-and-rescue efforts are as easy as opening...

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