V9/V10 Feature: Dog Mode

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Quadmax

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#21
I tried dog mode for the first time this weekend and ran into a problem within minutes. I left the puppies in their car seat in the back seat of my Model 3 and went into a grocery store. Less than 10 minutes later a guy came in and walked through the store yelling, “Whoever has the red sedan with the dogs in it better answer or I’m going to bust the window!”

I yelled, “Hey!” And he came over to me. I told him the A/C was on and the puppies are fine. He said that there was some woman out there and he didn’t know and blah, blah. I told him that the screen in the car shows a message including the temperature in the car and that I’d be out in a minute. He walked away and I didn’t see him again.

I feel like I’d still need a sign in each of the back windows repeating the message and directing their attention to the screen... :-\
 

MelindaV

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#22
I tried dog mode for the first time this weekend and ran into a problem within minutes. I left the puppies in their car seat in the back seat of my Model 3 and went into a grocery store. Less than 10 minutes later a guy came in and walked through the store yelling, “Whoever has the red sedan with the dogs in it better answer or I’m going to bust the window!”

I yelled, “Hey!” And he came over to me. I told him the A/C was on and the puppies are fine. He said that there was some woman out there and he didn’t know and blah, blah. I told him that the screen in the car shows a message including the temperature in the car and that I’d be out in a minute. He walked away and I didn’t see him again.

I feel like I’d still need a sign in each of the back windows repeating the message and directing their attention to the screen... :-\
glad that he came into the store before actually breaking a window!
I ordered a couple of these as extra notice to those walking by



Adapted from the design Bonnie Norman posted on twitter a while back, if you would like to order similar
 

runes159

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#23
does anyone know the difference between the Dog and Maintain Climate control setting to keep the interior temp constant.
 

Caulin

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#25
I think the alarm system is different too. You wouldn’t want a 90 lb pup moving around in the backseat and setting off the car alarm, and then getting scared and soiling the seats lol.
 

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#26
Currently there are only the subtle differences mentioned. Dog mode is beta or demo now with many expected enhancements to come. I have hopes for audio/video playlist for the pups. How about Dog karaoke or a pup friendly arcade game. I even want a Tesla Dogmode slacker channel and two-way audio/video communication from the app. Keep looking for the bluetooth pet treat dispenser on eBay that is Tesla app compatible. I am concerned if they make it too good people will be using it for daycare and not Dog mode.

Unrelated Amazon find

Webcam coverfor Tesla Model 3
 

MelindaV

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#28
Currently there are only the subtle differences mentioned. Dog mode is beta or demo now with many expected enhancements to come. I have hopes for audio/video playlist for the pups. How about Dog karaoke or a pup friendly arcade game. I even want a Tesla Dogmode slacker channel and two-way audio/video communication from the app. Keep looking for the bluetooth pet treat dispenser on eBay that is Tesla app compatible. I am concerned if they make it too good people will be using it for daycare and not Dog mode.

Unrelated Amazon find

Webcam coverfor Tesla Model 3
there was a recent patent filed that hinted at some of the benefits of the cabin camera, and it for sure would be worth keeping it exposed and functioning.
https://teslaownersonline.com/threads/cabin-camera.7399/#post-244183
 

Dr. J

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#29
Currently there are only the subtle differences mentioned. Dog mode is beta or demo now with many expected enhancements to come. I have hopes for audio/video playlist for the pups. How about Dog karaoke or a pup friendly arcade game. I even want a Tesla Dogmode slacker channel and two-way audio/video communication from the app. Keep looking for the bluetooth pet treat dispenser on eBay that is Tesla app compatible. I am concerned if they make it too good people will be using it for daycare and not Dog mode.

Unrelated Amazon find

Webcam coverfor Tesla Model 3
Plus Pet Petter. [Hit Refresh if it doesn't display on the first try]
 

Rick59

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#30
I informed the Ottawa 911 service about Dog Mode and they will now train their operators to ask if a car with a dog left inside is a Tesla. This may reduce unnecessary police trips and broken windows. Consider doing it in your community. Don’t call 911, call the non-emergency number.