Dogs and home security systems

I’m interested in a home security system, but I’ve heard that pets can accidentally set them off. If I get an alarm system, is my Lab mix going to be a problem?

Provided you purchase the right type of home security system, having a pet shouldn’t be a problem. High-tech security systems include pet-friendly motion detectors (also called “pet-immune”). These sensors can be programmed to ignore household pets but still detect an intruder. While shopping for a security system, make sure you purchase a motion detector with this feature.

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