Friday, November 2, 2012

"Fun Finds" Friday

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Seems like everyone has a smart phone these days. So what of you wanted to pack more information on your dog's tag than there is room? Here's your answer.

A QR code dog tag allows you to use your smart phone's camera with a barcode scanner app to learn all about the lost little pup that wandered into your yard.

Here's how it works: you buy the QR code tag from scanapet for a one-time price of $50 and scanapet will host a web page with your pet's vital information - for free, forever.

Scanning the QR code tag with a smart phone will load the web page and provide the finder with all the info they need to reconnect you with your lost pet.

Although we strongly advocate for microchipping and a simple tag with name and phone, this QR code tag is a nice add-on, if the $50 price tag isn't too steep.


  1. Good idea. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  2. What a great idea!!!!

    The Florida Furkids

  3. That's actually a great idea! Mind you, our human doesn't even have a smart phone, but yes, most humans seem to, these days. Great use for the technology.

    1. We agree. More and more peeps are jumping on the smartphone bandwagon that it just makes sense to use it to help animals(our mom should have geek tattooed to her forehead, she's so into it - MOL!)

  4. Anything that helps lost kitties and puppies find their way home is a good thing, I think. purrs

  5. Very interesting. We are all microchipped at it is the law here in France.

    The Chans

  6. I LOVE it!!!
    Practical, functional, live-saving AND uber-cool.
    : ) Katie

  7. Wez probably the only one'z that don'tz has a smart phone ( 14 yr old Brudder haz one ) wez got an old sony erricson, press button..BOL xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  8. It is a nice add but what happened when we lose our collars (it happened a couple of times - cough)?
    But it is well-though of =^.^=

  9. Sounds like a great way to use the new technologi !

  10. I am all chipped and no need for a collar thank Cod!

  11. Hey All! This is a super cool app for those who have smart phones...and a great all around idea PERIOD. Anything that can keep peeps together with their pets or reunite them we're ALL FOR!! Something ELSE I'm all for is inviting you to stop by my blog this morning (Saturday) and see that I nominated you for an award today...woo hoo....

    Happy Saturday, Sammy


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