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Meet the Whistle GO Family: The Best Pet Tracker Just Got Better

Introducing Whistle GO & GO Explore, our latest, best-in-class, all-in-one pet health & location trackers. As the Whistle device captures valuable data about your pet and their day, the Whistle app brings the data to life with additional software features and helpful insights to bring you closer to your pet and make your daily interactions simpler, smarter, and more joyful.

• Location Tracking*
Fast and accurate tracking with GPS, Wi-Fi, and cellular technology to find your pet in minutes if they venture off solo.

• Set Goals & Track Activity
Set custom goals and track your pet’s daily activity, distance traveled, caloric burn, and rest to keep your companion in great shape for their age, weight, and breed. Receive weekly summaries and notifications if there are changes to your pet’s activity levels or rest patterns.

• Gain New Insights with Timeline
Know more about your pet and the types of activities that make up their day. See minutes spent walking, running, playing, resting, and more! Within the Activity tab, you’ll see a detailed summary of your pet's daily activity, the health stats of each activity, and be able to confirm or reclassify an activity event to help Whistle learn the nuances of your pet.

• Keep the Pack on Track
Create custom reminders to stay on top of daily meds, monthly flea & tick treatments, bi-annual vet visits, grooming appointments, weigh-ins and more.

• Celebrate their Achievements
Be alerted and feel proud of your pet for reaching their activity goals and achieving new milestones, like miles traveled, ‘winning’ streaks, and much more. Achievements are a fun way to look back and celebrate their hard work together.

• Smart Breach Alerts*
Get an email, in-app, or text notification when your pet escapes their safe place and is venturing solo or leaves with an approved friend or family member.

• Custom & Multiple Safe Places*
Improved ability to set custom Safe Place boundaries and create multiple Safe Places for the home, office, or favorite dog-friendly spot (Wi-Fi is recommended).

* Only supported with GPS enabled Whistle devices

Note: This app supports the latest Whistle GO & GO Explore family, Whistle 3, and Whistle FIT (in partnership with Banfield Pet Hospital).

If you have a Whistle FIT and would like to upgrade to the GPS enabled Whistle 3, please contact us at support@whistle.com. Learn more about Whistle products and services at www.whistle.com.

What’s New

Version 3.12

Hello Pet Parents! Dark mode is here! With this update, you can reduce eye strain and preserve battery life while navigating the app.

Additionally, we are constantly optimizing the in-app experience with performance improvements and bug fixes in every release so you can know more and wonder less about your pet.

Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
500 Ratings

500 Ratings

chwychuro ,

Great improvements

Unfortunately it still isn’t very accurate... last night it told me that my dog was about a mile away from home all the way at a nearby hotel. I freaked out called my boyfriend and asked if he had our dog and he’s like yes of course I do. He’s sitting right here next to the couch. Not only was he still on our property but he was also in WiFi range. My property is 2.5 acres so it’s not tiny but apparently , whistle app still thinks that it’s too small of an area to be able to cover 🤔
I love it because it does tell me if he’s missing , like one time my boyfriend took him to work with him at 3 am!!! But it’s still super glitchy. And when there is no WiFi, it freaks out. And unfortunately the signal of gps is pretty poor. I do recommend having something, anything like this on a dog for any given as a just in case. This is the most economical once you do the 2 year fee.
I do really like the new features they have developed. They tell me what time he’s sleeping and when he was awake. Where he “went” is a little off but it was a little better. And the notifications is a little pick and choose. The tracking is currently nonexistent and I would like to see that fixed a little more quickly. But otherwise it’s kind of like a generalization. You dog is possibly gone ....

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your feedback. There are a few things we'd like to help walk you through that will make your experience with the app and device more positive. You are able to customize your safe zone and with that kind of acreage you should have no issue. Our team would like to help walk you through how to do this. You mentioned some things regarding signal that lead us to believe there may be some things we can help you optimize with WiFi as well. Please give us a call 1-855-999-0471 or message us through the website chat function www.whistle.com. Our team is available 10-7 EST during the week and 10-6:30 on the weekends. We hope to hear from you.

nickelodeon62 ,

Wonderful improvement!

The older pet tracker versions that Whistle offered were good, but the new Whistle 3 adds some well-thought-out improvements. The app is a bit more user-friendly, but the important improvements are in the device. It is smaller, lighter and more responsive than the older models. Plus, the home boundaries can be easily set in the app to match the property line - or any other dimension if you want. For me, this means that if my pet steps off the property I quickly get a notification. In my area, the coverage with AT&T is much better than the Verizon coverage on the old service and I get notifications much faster now. The notifications are more precise, too. They say my dog is “300 feet from home near 1234 Elm St.” I live in the city, so the faster, more precise notification could be a live saver. The only weakness, if I can call if that, is that when spending a great amount of time away from home (where battery power is saved by using WIFI), the battery life is less. But, Whistle notifies you when the battery is low and it can be recharged quickly while my dog naps. Last, but not least - Whistle support is wonderful. I have had their products for several years and they are helpful and very easy to deal with.

vmsm96 ,

I want so bad to love it

I’ll focus on reviewing the app and not so much the product. The app is great (when it works). I love being able to see how much exercise and sleep my dog has gotten. When you need the tracker the most I feel like it fails you. I wish somehow there were some way the tracker could work when your pup gets loose in a no service area ☹️ Our husky ran off and we had no way to track her even though this is what we bought the tracker for. The battery life is amazing but quickly dies when it’s not connected to WiFi. It’s like a mini cellphone so I completely understand these inconveniences. I play with the tracker all the time just to test it and whenever I want to update her location ( to practice when my dog gets loose). It literally takes forever to update or doesn’t update at all “We’re having difficulty connecting to Mila’s whistle. Please try again”. I’ve been trying all day! We got home from a road trip 5 hours ago and it still says she’s 141 miles from home lol
I’m right next to the tracker. It has 92% battery and hasn’t updated on or off of WiFi. I’ve restarted the app multiple times as well!

Developer Response ,

Hi there - thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review about your experience. You are correct that the Whistle isn't able to send updates to your app when there's no cellular connection, which is understandably frustrating. The "difficulty connecting" messages could be related to this or other factors (such as if Mila is indoors where reception is generally poorer). If you like, you can reach out to our support team to check your local cell coverage and diagnose any other concerns you might have! We're available at 855-999-0471 Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
and Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm EST -- Nicole

App Privacy

The developer, Whistle, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Financial Info
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Other Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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