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What is the most dog-friendly alarm system in Portland?

July 08, 2022
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Whenever you see the tail start moving when you open the front door, you remember why you always wanted a dog for your [[targerlocation]] home. With that in mind, quite a few pets have been known to set off sensors on some home security systems. And it seems that the larger your dog is, the greater the likelihood they may be the reason for a false alarm. So don’t you think it would be beneficial if you could find a dog-friendly alarm system in Portland?

If you have a dog, you need to think about the many benefits that come with Vivint’s smart home systems. First of all, you are able to rework the sensors to exclude areas where pets are most active. Then, use your indoor security cameras with high definition night vision and motion detection functionality to maintain a close watch of your animals. Finally, your dog-friendly alarm system needs to be straightforward to use so you can quickly engage and disengage your home’s defense as required.

Program your sensors to allow for dogs

Current motion, door, and window sensors are more capable of adapting to pets than previous devices. Cats and smaller dogs should have no problem averting an inadvertent sensor trip, as the system are capable of adjusting. Larger dogs and rowdy animals might have an enhanced likelihood of false alarms, but you are able to lessen that likelihood with a couple changes on the Vivint app.

  • Adjust the sensitivity of your motion detector to low. You can also modify the amount of area covered by the device.
  • Install motion detection devices away from frequented places, including a pet’s preferred sleeping place or food bowl.
  • Disengage your alarms via your mobile security app when you’re on your way home -- especially if your dog likes to jump around the door or window as you walk in.
  • Set a smart light to illuminate to soothe an uneasy pet after the sun goes down.

The capability of handling these modifications makes Vivint the top pet-friendly home security system in Portland.

Turn to your indoor surveillance to keep eyes on your dog

Indoor surveillance systems with 2-way talk are a great way for homeowners to check on their animals while working or traveling through your easy-to-use cell phone app. Your surveillance devices can even pick up your pet in lower levels of light in full high definition, so you’re able to see what they are doing downstairs without even leaving your room. Whenever your surveillance devices pick up unusual motion, you may have a video snippet dispatched to your cell phone to determine if it's your animal or an intruder.

Your Vivint surveillance systems are also great devices for dogs with anxiety. When you observe them beginning to act up, talk to them by using the two-way audio feature. They should notice your speech and realize that all is fine. Additionally, if you see that they are nervous in a storm, you may remotely turn on a light to make the scene less intimidating.

The best dog-friendly home security system in Portland is easy to operate

These dog-friendly controls are great, but they wouldn't benefit you much if they were a challenge to use. The good part about a smart home plan like Vivint's is that the many controls are found in both your centralized control panel and your smartphone app. Feel free to arrange your alarms around your family's lifestyle -- and that includes your pets! All it requires are a few touches of a button and you have your complete system under control.

Start on your pet-friendly Vivint security system today!

Your security system shouldn't have to be an ordeal for your dogs. Alternatively, it should offer an enhanced level of security while letting you create the best environment for your animal companions. Dial (503) 213-9485 or complete the form today!