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Whistle GO Explore

Whistle GO Explore

from  $130+
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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The best thing about the Whistle Go Explore is that it does its job. If your dog is wearing it and gets away, you’ll be able to track her down, and that’s very valuable. Day-to-day, it’s not an essential tool, but it’s a solid insurance policy against a lost pet.

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Pros
  • Outstanding battery life
  • A wide variety of connectivity options make locating a pet easy
  • Activity tracking is a fun (if mostly inessential) tool
Cons
  • Requires yet another subscription
  • Tracking when not in “emergency mode” isn’t very accurate
  • Hardware is rather chunky
80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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80
Average Critic Score
 
80
PC Mag
The Whistle GO Explore pet tracker improves on the previous generation in nearly every way, while adding a few new tricks in the process.