Tesla Dog Mode

Feb 19, 2019

Category: Tech

Especially in the hotter months of the year, it can be extremely dangerous to leave your dog in the car — even for just a minute or two. And it’s a good way to get your window smashed or have the cops called on you if any good samaritans think your four-legged-friend is in distress. Tesla, however, has just rolled out an answer to both those problems with their new Dog Mode software update.

Presently available for the Model 3, Dog Mode is accessible by a simple push of the button on the center-mounted touchscreen display. Activate it and — while you run into a store, your house, or wherever else — it will automatically set the climate control to a comfortable internal temperature for the duration of your absence. It also displays the temperature in big enough text that passers-by can see it and know that your dog is safe and comfortable. And if your battery dips below 20%, a push notification will be sent to your phone so you can get back to your car quickly. While we still think you shouldn’t leave your dog in a car unattended, this is a big step forward in making that a lot less irresponsible.

Learn More: Tesla

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Salomon x Huckberry Just Developed An Exclusive High-Tech Trail Runner

The shoes’ upper combines an abrasion-resistant TPU film with a durable mesh.

Posted By Johnny Brayson

Featured Image

Cambridge Audio Honors Its First Offering With 2 AIO Hi-Fi Streaming Amps

With 6.8” LCD displays & connectivity to almost every streaming service imaginable.

Posted By

Apr 9, 2021

Featured Image

Lenovo’s New Gaming Smartphone Is So Powerful It Needs 2 Cooling Fans

As well as two 2,750mAh batteries that can be charged in just 30 minutes.

Posted By

Apr 8, 2021

Featured Image

Honeywell & will.i.am Collaborated On A Tech-Loaded, Noise-Canceling Face Mask

The Xupermask includes noise-canceling earbuds & dual 3-speed fans.

Posted By

Apr 6, 2021

Featured Image

Ikea’s Förnuftig Air Purifier Offers An Upscale Aesthetic At An Affordable Price

With three levels of filtration to eliminate polluting airborne particulates and gases.

Posted By

Apr 5, 2021

Featured Image

Belkin Is Outfitting Apple’s iPhone 12 With A Slew Of MagSafe Accessories

The collection includes chargers, mounts, and power banks.

Posted By

Apr 2, 2021