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SureFlap Introduces App-Controlled Pet Door




(Press Release) CLEARWATER, FL — In recent years, SureFlap has transformed the humble, low tech pet door into a smart and secure must-have product. Historically pet owners had no way to control their pets access, see who was inside or out or even prevent other neighborhood animals from making entry into their homes. All of that is about to change with the release of SureFlap’s Microchip Pet Door Connect and the Sure Petcare app.

The pet door utilizes microchip-reading technology meaning it only responds to the resident pet(s) microchip or RFID-collar tag ensuring unwanted animals are kept out.

To see a video of the Microchip Pet Door Connect in use please click here.

“Our aim is to develop great products that are useful, easy to understand and make life simpler for pet owners and their pets,” said Dr. Nick Hill, Founder and CEO for SureFlap.

Jon Bowen, Royal Veterinary College veterinarian and animal behaviorist said, “Smart devices have enabled people to connect with family, friends, work, their surroundings 24/7. With people generally working longer hours and being away from home, they want to connect with their pets too.


“For me, the real value lies in the data and ability to log and track a pet’s habits – something we’ve not been able to do until now. Over time, this information can provide an accurate insight into your pet’s well being and help you determine what is “normal” behavior for your pet and what is not.

“The Microchip Pet Door Connect is a game changer and will become an essential part of maintaining a happy, healthy pet,” said Bowen.

The Microchip Pet Door Connect (MSRP $200, plus $65 for the Hub) is an advancement of the technology found in earlier SureFlap pet doors. The Pet Door Connect not only limits access to pets with correspondingly programmed microchips, it will also allow pet owners to stay connected even when they are not at home.

Designed for cats and small dogs, the Pet Door Connect now wirelessly connects to the Hub, which in turn is connected to the home router, allowing pet owners to monitor and control when pets come and go via the Sure Petcare app on their smartphone. The app will allow pet owners to control and access an array of information about their pets comings and goings.

Features of the SureFlap Microchip Pet Door Connect and the Sure Petcare App include:

– Receive notifications via the app when their pet leaves or enters the house.


– Log and track their pets’ activity throughout the day. Historic data stored by the app can reveal changes in their pets’ behaviour or wellbeing.

– Remotely lock or unlock the pet door anytime, anywhere. Owners can also set a curfew to keep their pets indoors at specified times during the day.

– Share access to the app with friends, family or pet sitters and manage their permissions.

The Microchip Pet Door Connect will be available in North America from September 2017. For more information about this product please visit the website at SureFlap



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