17-year-old Canicross French champion Léa and Tractive GPS user Arnaud Sapiot disclose what it takes to become professional Canicross runners. Read the interview and learn how doing sport with your dog can strengthen the bond you have with your pet.
Hi, my name is Spritzer and I am a Tractive cat. Last year I lost my way home, so now I’m not allowed to leave home without wearing my tracker. My mum thought it would be fun if I shared my adventures to show people how far I actually travelled and what I am up to now. So, I now have my own Facebook page promoting the Tractive device and showing people how it works. You can also follow me on Instagram where me and my mum share “a cat’s stories”. (more…)
When the outside weather temperature permits it, Bubby-the-Cat heads out of the cat-door and free-roams our neighborhood for most of his day. People readily recognize him by his bright ginger-colored striped coat, and by that unusual looking white thing he wears on his cat collar. Keenly aware of my responsibility for Bubby’s safety, I tremendously value Bub’s Tractive GPS collar for monitoring his whereabouts. More than once my Tractive GPS has saved Bub from becoming lost when he wandered into unfamiliar territory.
my name is Jérôme Lafourte. I’m 28 years old and from Belgium. As a young boy, I started doing a lot of different sports and since then, I have always been very active. Some time ago, I started doing dog sports and I’m really interested in Canicross and Bikejoring. Have you heard about that?
“I love the Tractive GPS, especially when I’m on holiday. Our holiday house has no fence and is located in the middle of the beautiful French nature, surrounded by woods. With the GPS we can always find our dogs if they suddenly go too far away. It’s a win-win situation – they have the freedom they want and we are sure they will not get lost. It’s also nice to see the 24-hour track. Without my Tractive GPS, I wouldn’t be able to relax. I love it!!” – Annelies De Prêtre
Everyone who owns a cat knows the feeling of desperation and anxiety when their beloved fury friend is not coming home for a day or even just a couple of hours. It’s especially weird in the morning when they should be lining up for food. Since in our house live 5 cats (3 with our family, 2 with my grandmother), it’s easy to lose track of who is at home and who has been disappearing for some time. So, “Where is Teddy? Have you seen Minerva?” are standard questions everyday.
With streamlined bodies, long, wind-splitting faces, large round eyes, and tight, cat-like paws – whippets are built for the chase. Any movement catches and holds their attention. In a split second, they are off at a full gallop – and can cover vast stretches of territory before they even recognize they’ve left their humans far behind. My fastest Whippet has been clocked at just over 32 miles (51 km) per hour. (more…)