Frequently Asked Questions

What parameters are measured?

The WirelessZoo tail device (ZooSense) measures Pulse Rate, Sp02, Temperature, Body Position and Body Movements.

How does the ZooSense get accurate SpO2?

The ZooSense measures SpO2 using a selection of highly sensitive light signals in conjunction with a complex set of algorithms.

How does the ZooSense achieve temperature?

The Temperature is taken from the ZooSense using a highly sensitive light sensor.

Does the ZooSense come in different sizes?

The ZooSense itself comes in one size, however the detachable “arms” come in two sizes. One for small tailed and one for medium to large tailed patients.

Can the ZooSense be used on animals with no tail?

Yes, the ZooSense can be used by placing it on the back femoral artery (hind-limb) with the area shaved and the ZooSense secured with vet wrap.

Does the base of the tail near the anus need to be shaved when using the ZooSense?

For best practice we recommend that the base of the tail (or hind-limb) is shaved.

Is the ZooSense Waterproof?

Yes the ZooSense is IPX67 rated.

Can the ZooSense monitor tachycardia patients?

Yes, the ZooSense can be used to monitor tachycardia patients.

What species can the WirelessZoo monitor?

Currently the WirelessZoo is calibrated to monitor dogs, cats and large rabbits however, future markets include other animal health industries.

Can the WirelessZoo be used on reptiles and exotics?

No. Currently the WirelessZoo cannot monitor reptiles or exotics.

We have poor WiFi signal in the practice, can we still monitor our patients?

Yes you can still monitor your patients. The ZooSense will stream to a dedicated on-site ‘Zookeeper’(local server) in your practice which will sync your data via the cloud.

Can several users be logged in at the same time on different devices?


Is there an app?

Presently the WirelessZoo Portal is browser-based and designed for internet-connected devices.

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