Consider your family’s needs when looking for a device. Netatmo Welcome Home Security Camera This home security camera allows you to record video or access live streaming via your smartphone or PC in crystal clear 1080p high definition. Motion Detector Alarm with Chime Receive notification via a 100 d B alarm or chime sound when your pet goes in an area they shouldn’t. TENVIS JPT3815W Wireless IP Internet Surveillance Camera Available in a choice of two color options, including an HD model, this wireless camera features pan and tilt to help you get the ideal viewing angle of your furry friend. D-Link DCS-930L mydlink-Enabled Wireless-N Network Camera This wireless camera connects quickly and easily to your home’s wireless network and is available with an optional Wi Fi extender to boost the network signal. Misafes Wireless Smart Camera, 360 Rotation Mi-Cam Available in a choice of three fun colors and a kid-friendly design, this wireless camera provides high-quality HD video streaming that can be remotely viewed from your smartphone, tablet or computer with no subscription fees whatsoever. You can easily use the free app to access and control the camera remotely. 2 Easily keep track of your pet’s activities remotely via your computer or smartphone no matter where you are in the world with this wireless video camera that installs in just minutes. D-Link Wireless Day/Night Network Surveillance Camera (DCS-932L) This camera is great for keeping tabs on your family pet during the day or night and is available in a choice of colors and packages to suit whatever pet monitoring needs you have. Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Security Camera The Dropcam offers a high-quality video monitoring solution that is up to twice as sharp as previous models and connects quickly and easily to your computer, Android, or i OS device. Idea Next Wi-Fi Network IP Security Spy Video Surveillance Camera This wireless camera allows you to monitor your pet’s activities via your computer, i OS or Android device in stunning, crystal clear 720p HD video.

Always install and use your pet monitor according to the manufacturer’s instructions and if you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact them. Foscam FI9816P Plug and Play 720P HD H.264 Wireless/Wired Camera Available in a choice of two color options, this camera can be set up hard-wired or wirelessly in order to allow you to monitor your pet’s activity when you’re not home. LEMFO Intelligent Network Home Security IP Camera (LM-C100E) This smart home security camera boasts a 360 degree super-wide viewing angle to allow you the ultimate way to keep an eye on your pet. Sensormatic ADT Oc810adt Oc810 Indoor Outdoor Wifi Camera This video camera is suitable for use both indoors and outdoors and can be installed hard-wired or wirelessly for whatever your viewing needs. Video Secu Day Night Vision CCTV Infrared Home Security Camera This home security system can be used indoors or outdoors depending on where you need to keep an eye on your pet and boasts 20 infrared LEDs for superior night vision viewing. It sends notifications to your phone when recognized or strange faces are viewed. This motion detector provides coverage to areas 60 degrees vertical by 60 degrees horizontal and 15 feet away from unit. It even features infrared night vision that allows you to view up to 8 meters away. It features configurable motion and sound level detection. With remote-controlled pan and tilt, you can get just the right viewing angle. It offers remote viewing and management via smartphone, tablet or computer at no cost. An optional cloud recording service allows you to track and store your recordings. Push notifications are sent to your devices on Wi Fi, 4G or 3G networks so you always know what’s going on when you’re away. .99 This smart device allows you to interact with your pet remotely no matter where you are in the world. ROCAM NC300 Wireless IP Camera This wireless camera allows you to remotely monitor your pet from your smartphone no matter where you are in the world.

Leaving your pets at home can be stressful no matter how long you’re away.

In the back of your mind, you know they're going to be fine, but there’s something to be said for a little extra piece of mind.

If you want to keep an eye on what's happening at home when you're not there, but you don't want to invest in a full-fledged home security system, a Wi-Fi-connected camera is worth a look. One of the biggest benefits of a smart home is being able to know what's going on when you're not actually there.

Whether you're checking in on your kids, pets, or an exotic jewel collection, a home security camera is a great tool for keeping an eye on things from afar.

With the above in mind, in no particular order, here are 40 of the pet monitors that we consider to be the best, based on available features and average customer reviews. Vimtag (Fujikam) 361 HD, IP/Network, Wireless Security Camera This camera offers a whole host of features to help you keep an eye on your furry friend including remote live video streaming via your smartphone, tablet or PC. Motorola Scout66 Wi-Fi Pet Camera This little camera offers remote HD-quality video monitoring, so that you can keep an eye on your pet no matter where you are. Motorola Pet Scout500-2 Remote Wireless Pet Monitor This remote wireless pet monitor comes complete with two remote indoor cameras with power supplies and a monitoring unit. Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera This Wi Fi pet camera features a striking cube design that makes it a focal point and conversation starter in any home. Motorola Scout1100 Remote Wireless Outdoor Video Camera This remote wireless camera is suitable for outdoor use and can help you keep track of your pet while outside. Piper nv Smart Home Security System with Immersive Video Camera Available in a choice of two color options, this home security system can help you track your pet’s routine when you’re not at home. Go Control WNK01-21KIT Z-Wave Essentials Wink Enabled Security Kit This Z-wave-powered security kit allows you to set up a home monitoring solution to keep tabs on your furry friend’s activities while you’re away. JOOAN 366 HD 720p Cloud IP Camera Wireless Camera Video Monitor This wireless video monitor features pan and tilt to help you get just the right angle for keeping an eye on your pet and offers remote viewing via your smartphone, PC or tablet. You can easily set it up through your smartphone in just minutes. It can notify up to 5 mobile devices at a time of any movement or intrusion. It features enhanced encryption and multiple file formats. The camera lets you view them in real-time and dispenses their favorite treat at the touch of a button. It features pan and tilt options to allow you to capture your pet no matter where in the room they are. $48.99 Keep tabs on your furry friend with this Wi Fi-enabled security camera that allows you to review footage from the past 24 hours thanks to included 1-day cloud storage. TENVIS TZ100 H.264 720P HD P2P Wireless IP/Network Camera Available in a choice of three color options to suit any home decor, this wireless camera offers a high-quality 1 megapixel, 1280x720p video stream that is viewable on your i OS or Android device. Motorola Pet Scout2300 Remote Wireless Pet Monitor This wireless pet monitor comes complete with a 3.5-inch color LCD wireless monitor with a 590 foot range so you can keep an eye on your pet from anywhere in your home. IZON Stem White Wi-fi Video Monitor Surveillance This camera provides secure live streaming of your pet’s activities as well as alerts for both noise and motion for when you aren’t at home. IP Camera, GRDE® CM-362 1280 x 720 HD Cloud IP Camera This wireless camera allows you to remotely monitor your pet via a free app that is compatible with both i OS and Android devices and boasts pan, tilt and zoom features to help you get the perfect viewing angle of your pet’s activities.

It even features two-way voice should you want to verbally reassure your pet. Motion-triggered recording and photo snapshots let you catch Fluffy in action. You’ll be able to see exactly what your pet is up to thanks to clear, color images. It allows you to talk with, keep an eye on, and play laser games with your pet via the mobile application. The monitor features a 3.5-inch color screen for easy viewing while the camera boasts pan, tilt and zoom capabilities to help you get just the right angle. .95 This collar attachment allows pet owners to keep track of their furry friend via GPS location tracking. Samsung Smart Things Multipurpose Sensor The multipurpose sensor is incredibly versatile and can be used to detect a number of things including vibration and when doors open or close. Belkin We Mo Net Cam HD Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision This camera is compatible with other Belkin We Mo products to provide a complete home monitoring solution to watch over your pet. D-Link Wireless HD Network Surveillance Camera (DCS-5029L) This wireless HD camera features pan and tilt functionality to help you gain the perfect viewing angle of your furry friend. Samsung Smart Things Motion Sensor This smart home motion sensor allows lights to turn on automatically when your furry friend enters a room, so they’re never left in the dark. Foscam FI9821W V2 Megapixel HD 1280 x 720p H.264 IP Camera Available in a choice of two color options, this camera can be used both hard-wired or wirelessly to help you keep an eye on your furry friend when you aren’t around. Motorola MBP26 Wireless 2.4 GHz Video Monitor This wireless video monitor is great for little ones and furry ones alike and is easy to install and set up. JOOAN A5 720P IP Camera Day/Night Wireless Video Monitoring This video camera allows you to keep tabs on your pet from nearly anywhere thanks to wireless streaming capabilities. Belkin Net Cam Wireless IP Camera for Tablet and Smartphone This wireless IP camera allows you to have a wide angle view of whatever your pet gets up to in a day and is compatible with i OS and Android devices, as well as the range of other Belkin We Mo products. It boasts secure SSL encryption to provide live or recorded video, and can be expanded to a total of 5 units. It’s compatible with the Wink range of products and features door/window/cabinet sensors as well as a motion sensor unit. Remote pan and tilt allow you to find the perfect viewing angle. You can even connect multiple cameras for a complete home and pet monitoring system. Out of range and low battery alerts let you know when it’s time to take action. It easily mounts to the wall or ceiling for complete viewing coverage and pivots on a magnetic base. It's important that the camera looks like something you actually want in your home, but depending on your needs, you may not want it to stand out too much. Our favorite cameras allow you to check in from anywhere, whether it's an app on your phone or a web browser.Additional features vary from camera to camera, and each of our top picks offer just enough variety to set them apart from the rest of the competition.Here are some other important factors to consider when buying a home security cam: Even though 1080p is generally the standard resolution for cameras we've tested, and you won't find any that stream or record in 4K at the moment, there are benefits to cameras with higher resolution sensors.Few home security cameras have optical zoom lenses, but almost all have digital zoom, which crop and enlarge whatever the camera is recording.Whether you’re on vacation, at work or just out running errands, you might want to check up on your dog or cat and make sure they’re not causing trouble.