If you’re a canine owner, you probably understand how it feels to leave your dog alone at home for long periods of time while you’re at work or around town. Are they safe? What are they getting into? Are they being good? There may be many things going through your mind. Luckily, there are numerous tricks and gadgets that can help you feel more comfortable leaving them at home while you’re away. Of course, nothing can replace your presence. Dogs are social creatures and thrive on human interaction, but there are a few ways you watch over them and/or can keep them occupied while they wait for you to return. At Mesa Alarm Systems, a Houston security company, we strive to create customized solutions based on your unique needs. And if you want to protect and look over your precious pup, we can provide the tools you need to keep them safe and out of trouble. So, without further ado, let’s unleash these helpful tips!
Get a Nest Cam
Nest Cams are versatile, discreet, and grant you eyes and ears in your home while you’re away. If you’ve never heard of them, you’re in for a treat. Not only can you watch your dog while at you’re at work or away, you can even talk to them in real time directly from your smartphone. Whether you need to comfort them or tell them to get off the couch, you’ll be able to connect with your lovable pet from afar.
Recording in 1080p HD, have peace of mind you’ll know what your pet is up to and what dangers they might be exposed to when you step outside. Not to mention, the Nest Cam is also perfect for keeping an eye on your property.
Complete with a versatile magnetic stand, the Nest security cam’s sleek design and discreet size allow it to be hidden almost anywhere. When the camera senses movement in your home, it sends a notification to your phone. You’ll then be able to see a live feed of what set off the camera. The Nest Cam has warded off numerous burglars and helped aid investigation efforts. Indeed, these nifty little cams are perfect for anyone who wants to look over their precious pup or property while they’re away. If you’d like to learn more about the Nest Cam, contact Mesa Alarm Systems today!
Leave on the TV
As mentioned before, dogs are social creatures. Nothing can substitute the personal attention they get from you, but they have been known to have anxiety when left alone in a quiet home. Having the TV on at a reasonable volume can keep the occupied. The voices and other noises from programs and commercials can distract them and subconsciously ease their loneliness. Of course, the shows that get their attention most are animal programs. Next time you head off to work, consider clicking on the TV to an animal channel before you leave.
Get a Dog Puzzle
Dog puzzles are toys that are designed to keep your canine fixated during a certain amount of time. Often used during dinner time, these puzzles come in many different styles and feature components that can be altered or removed to retrieve a hidden treat. Needless to say, they’re a also great way to keep your pup busy while you’re around town. Simply add in the treat, close the contraption, and let them have fun figuring it out. It’s a great way to keep them out of trouble and calm them while they wait for your return.
Use Calming Aids
In recent years, calming aids for dogs have become widely used to settle their nerves and leave them feeling calm and content while you’re away from home. Trusted brands like NaturVet have created safe and effective calming aids for your pup. Their product, Quiet Moments, helps relieve their stress when left alone or anytime you feel they need to relax in a natural way. They’re also great for traveling, vet visits, and numerous other hectic situation that might leave them feeling stressed.
Install Burglar Alarms
At Mesa Alarm Systems, we provide state-of-the-art burglar systems to keep your loved ones and pets safe. From motion sensors to glass break detectors, you can ensure your home is ready for intruders while you’re away. All of these systems can be integrated into one seamless system that can be controlled from an advanced keypad or our convenient smartphone app. Our burglar alarms have warded off countless criminals and kept families and precious paws safe while homeowners were out and about. If you truly want peace of mind with your pup, have our security experts install a cutting-edge burglary system.
24/7 monitoring is another way you can protect your lovable pet while you’re away from home. State-of-the-art alarm systems offer immense protection, but your level of security is unparalleled when they are paired with a team of dedicated individuals looking over your property. Monitored by trained professionals, our staff is on-call 24/7 and ready to respond if an alarm is triggered in your home. In seconds, we’ll call and check up on you to alert the proper officials. Whether a fire breaks out or an intruder breaks a window, you’ll be able to know about it and have the best security team on your side. And in case of downed power lines or phone line tampering, we have cellular backup communications for a higher level of monitoring. This is truly the fail-proof way to ensure your dog is safe no matter what.