The second reason was that they wanted to know what I was doing when they were gone. This little device became a tattle teller! That is my big complaint. It was easy for them to tell when I was outside barking. My activity monitor shot up. That made them take action so that I was not driving my neighbors crazy. Really though, it was not my fault. It was that darn dog behind me that keeps tempting me out.
The third reason was that it let them know if I did not have enough exercise in a day. The good news was that most of the time I did, but when I didn't, they made sure to make up for it. We waited for a while to post on it because I really thought it was important to give it time to see if it was one of those gadgets I would only use at first. I like this device. It is pretty pricey and I don't find myself using it as much now that they know my schedule and how much exercise I need, but they can use it for the other dogs in our family and check in with them. It is not set only for me.
One of my favorite reasons I liked the Whistle company is that they have my handsome face on their website. They realize my potential! Not really, my picture is up there since we bought it when it first came out. It was their way to show their appreciation. I'm the blog dog. Pretty cool, huh? As a side note, because I am hairless and my skin is very sensitive, my Whistle device was placed on my soft collar. It worked much better for me this way. I hear they now have a GPS tracker for the Whistle. I think that was a wise decision for those pups that like to roam.