The Best Pet Cameras for Dog and Cat Owners
Updated: Jan 21
When the human’s away, the dog will…. What does your dog do while you are away? How does your cat cope while you are gone all day at work? With the help of technology, we can answer these questions. Leaving your pet home can be hard. Many people use pet monitors and cameras to check in on their pets. It offers you peace of mind, lets you identify any worrying behavior, and some devices even have special features that allow you to interact with your pet while you are gone. Here are a few great options for pet cameras.
Furbo Dog Camera
The Furbo was designed with dogs in mind. The device is completely controllable from mobile app, so you can monitor your dog from work, vacation, or even down the street. It has several features including two-way audio, night vision, and a dispenser that gives out treats! The two-way audio feature allows you to talk to your pets. The device also alerts you by sending a message to your phone when your dog is barking, so you can check in and make sure everything is okay at home.
Pawbo Life Wi-Fi Pet Camera
The Pawbo is a device that can support up to 8 users and sync with multiple cameras. If you have a large family that all wants to check in on Fido, this is a great option. The Pawbo also has two-way audio, dispenses treats, and plays laser tag. The laser tag feature is perfect for cat owners.
Petcube Play 2
The Petcube has a built in laser, night vision, and two-way audio. The camera has also been upgraded so that it has a 4x zoom ability, meaning you can check in very closely on your pets. The device is also noted to be easy to set up, and comes with built-in Alexa.
Petzi Treat Cam
The Petzi is a sturdy and affordable option. It is able to connect to your smartphone or tablet, and it can also share photos on social media. There is no option to listen in on your pets with audio, but the Petzi does include a treat dispenser that can hold larger sized treats than many other options.
Wyze Cam v2
Surprisingly, this camera was not originally designed to be a pet camera at all! Pet owners like it for its affordability. It is compact and cheap, but still offers sharp images and works reliably. The Wyze has free cloud storage for videos and it is simple to set up. You can even grant guest access to the camera if you need someone else to check in on your pet for you while you are traveling.
Do you use a pet camera, and which one do you recommend?