The "Petfit" tag, complete with a satellite positioning system, sends information to a designated mobile phone on whether a dog is sleeping, walking or running.
It also monitors how many steps a hound has taken, what the ambient temperature is and whether or not he's getting enough shut-eye.
"The number of dog owners (in
"In addition, dogs' presence is quite important to their families," the spokesman said. "This is part of our proposal for a smart life with mobile phones."
The Petfit goes on sale in March priced at ¥25,900 yen (
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