Yes, you need an active subscription to use the FitBark GPS.
You may only activate a FitBark GPS by purchasing a subscription in the FitBark mobile app. Activation may take up to 24 hours.
Is it possible to activate a FitBark GPS only if a pet is lost?
Unfortunately not, since activation may require up to 24 hours.
If you don’t need location tracking, the FitBark 2 Dog Health Monitor is what you’re looking for!