Pet Safety Light (2), retail $2.99 (
Manufactured by Flipo Group Ltd. (
Last updated 08-28-10

The Pet Safety Light is a small flashing light that attaches to your pet's collar. The light has one surprisingly bright red-orange LED and one surprisingly bright blue LED that blink in a pseudo-random manner and offer a high degree of visibility - close to 180° as far as I am able to determine.

The packaging materials claim that the unit is visible at a maximum range of 0.5 miles (― mile).

It is powered by three AG3 button cells, which are easily replaceable without tools.


To use the Pet Safety Light, first remove that black plastic horseshoe-shaped washer from the groove between the body and tailcap of the light, From that point on, just give it a gentle but firm clockwise twist. Careful, not TOO hard. Turning it off is just as easy; twist the other way until it goes off.

Use the spring-loaded "lobster claw" clasp to affix it to your pet's collar. The unit appears to be water-resistant enough that you can leave it on the collar even if it's raining or snowing outside, but if your dog goes into water, you might want to remove it before setting Princess or Duchess or Fido or Duke or Andi or Lakota or whatever your pet's name is loose.

To change the batteries in your Pet Safety Light, remove it from your pet's collar. Unscrew the two halves of the unit until they come apart. Remove the three AG3 button cells from the bottom half of the light. There should be a milky white plastic cylinder the cells fit in; remove that and set it aside before disposing of the dead batteries.

Place three new AG3 button cells in the light's body, orienting them so the flat (+) side is downward. With all three cells in there, slide that milky white plastic cylinder over them, so the top two cells are covered on their sides by it. This is important, because it prevents the two topmost cells from touching the walls of the battery chamber.

Check the insides of the top piece to be sure the black plastic "doughnut" has not come out. If it has (or if it stuck to the uppermost cell), place it back inside the light.

Screw the two halves of the light back together, and back off a bit once it springs to life. Then attach it to your pet's collar.

The Pet Safety Light is...well...a pet safety light, not a flashlight designed to be used every day, thrashed, trashed, and abused. So I won't throw it against the wall, stomp on it, try to drown it in the {vulgar term for feces}bowl or the cistern, run over it, swing it against the concrete floor of a patio, bash it open to check it for candiosity, fire it from the cannoņata (I guess I've been watching the TV program "Viva Piņata" too much again - candiosity is usually checked with a laser-type device on a platform with a large readout or with a handheld wand that Langston Lickatoad uses), send it to the Daystrom Institute for additional analysis, or inflict upon it punishments that flashlights may have inflicted upon them.

So this section of the Pet Safety Light's web page will seem SIGNIFICANTLY more bare than this section of the web page on a page about a flashlight that was born to be a flashlight and nothing but a flashlight.

There is an O-ring on the product's barrel that engages when the unit is screwed together enough that it is secure; this O-ring not only ensures water-resistance, but provides sufficient resistance so that the two halves of the light will not unscrew by themselves during your pet's normal motion.

This evaluation look an awful lot like the one I made for the Pet Safety Light?
Thought you'd say so.
These products are functionally and visually identical to one another (differing only in LED color), so I could use its web page as a template for this one.

Photograph of the unit - orangish-red LED on.

Photograph of the unit - blue LED on.

Spectrographic plot
Spectrographic analysis of the orange-red LED in this pet safety light.

Spectrographic plot
Spectrographic analysis of the blue LED in this pet safety light.
USB2000 spectrometer graciously donated by P.L.

Video clip on YourTube showing the unit blinking, as it would during normal operation.

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Test unit was purchased on the PulseTV website on 03-07-09 and was received at 4:20pm PDT on the afternoon of 03-12-09.

Product was made in China.
A product's country of origin really does matter to some people, which is why I published it on this web page.

UPDATE: 00-00-00

    MANUFACTURER: Flipo Group, Ltd.
    PRODUCT TYPE: Pet safety light
    LAMP TYPE: Chip-type LED
    No. OF LAMPS: 2 (1 each orange-red and blue)
    BEAM TYPE: Wide flood
    SWITCH TYPE: Twist unit on/off
    BEZEL: Metal; LEDs & circuitry encapsulated in transparent plastic
    BATTERY: 3xAG3 button cells
    CURRENT CONSUMPTION: Unknown/unable to measure
    SUBMERSIBLE: Not known - but probably not
    ACCESSORIES: 6xAG3 button cells
    WARRANTY: Unknown/not stated


    I do not have a puppy dog, so this product cannot be tested in the manner in which it was intended to be used, and I cannot in good conscience furnish a rating to it either.

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