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Looking for a dog-friendly alarm system in Chicago?

July 08, 2022
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When you notice the tail swaying back and forth when you walk through the door, you know why you thought it was a good idea to get a dog for your [[targerlocation]] home. Even so, some furry friends have been known to trigger sensors on different types of home security systems. And it stands to reason that the bigger your dog is, the greater the chance they might cause a false alarm. So wouldn't it be beneficial if there was a dog-friendly alarm system in Chicago?

Ideal for people with dogs, Vivint smart homes provide a range of benefits. To start with, you can modify the sensors to disregard areas where pets typically roam. Then, utilize your indoor video cameras with HD night vision and motion detection functionality to always have eyes on your pet. Finally, your dog-friendly alarm system ought to be simple to control so you may rapidly activate and deactivate the system as needed.

Set your sensors to allow for dogs

Today's window, door, and motion sensors are much more pet-friendly than before. Small dogs or cats aren’t likely to have any trouble avoiding an accidental sensor trip, as the equipment can adapt to them. Bigger dogs and rowdy animals will have a greater chance of causing false alarms, but you are able to lessen that risk with a couple modifications on the Vivint app.

  • Change the sensitivity levels of your motion detectors to low. You can also adjust the size of the perimeter of the sensor.
  • Install motion detection devices away from heavily traveled areas, including your dog’s pet bed or food bowl.
  • Disengage your alarms with your smartphone app when you’re on your way home -- specifically if your furry friend is known to leap toward your front door or nearby windows when you're walking in.
  • Schedule a smart bulb to activate to calm an uneasy pet at night.

Having the ability to handle these changes ranks Vivint as the best pet-friendly home security system in Chicago.

Use your indoor security cameras to keep eyes on your dog

Indoor video cameras with 2-way talk are a great method for homeowners to soothe their four-legged companions while working or traveling through your easy-to-use smartphone app. Your surveillance devices can even provide a video feed of your pet in lower levels of light in full high-def, so you can observe what they are doing downstairs without even leaving your room. And if your video components detect abnormal movements, you are able to have a video snippet dispatched to your cell phone to determine if it's your dog or a burglar.

Anxiety is commonplace for dogs and if that’s the case with your animal, Vivint video equipment could be of assistance. When you see them begin to act up, talk to them via the camera's speaker. They can hear your voice and understand that it's ok. Or, if you discover that they are stressed in a storm, you may remotely activate lighting to make the scene less intimidating.

The leading dog-friendly home security system in Chicago is a breeze to manage

The many pet-friendly options are fantastic, but they wouldn't help much if they were hard to operate. The nice part about a smart home plan like Vivint's is that the many tools are both on your smart hub and your cell phone app. Go ahead and arrange your alarms around your way of life -- and that includes your furry companions! Then, all it takes is a few button taps and you have your whole system under control.

Customize your animal-friendly security system today!

Your security system shouldn't have to be a burden on your dogs. Alternatively, it should provide security while helping you keep a watch over your animal companions. Dial (312) 626-4802 or complete the form on this page today!