GPS and Beyond: Fido Is on the Internet

Photograph by Hans Surfer

Two years ago my wife and got a big scare while visiting our in-laws with our dog Lola. While my wife and I were out on a morning run, Lola escaped from the house and disappeared into the neighborhood. Luckily we recovered her—thanks to some local good Samaritans and the folks at animal control—but our poor dog had suffered a horrible 18-hour ordeal, having been hit by a car and cornered by neighborhood dogs.

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