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Your pet doesn’t have to be lonely when he’s home alone

on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

We’ve featured a lot of pet gadgets on The Gadgeteer.  There seem to be more and more of them on the market, which indicates how devoted pet owners are to their pets.  I know my little Teddy seems like a child to me, and I hate having to leave him home alone for long stretches Read More…

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iCPooch is a video chat, treat-dispensing soother for your anxious dog

By: Leah Hallett
on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Brooke Martin, a 13 year-old aspiring scientist from Spokane Washington, has recently been named a top-ten finalist in the nationwide 2013 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.  Her entry, a product called iCPooch, is designed to help dogs (and their owners) with the separation anxiety that often comes from being apart. We’ve all witnessed those bad Read More…

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Idle paws are the devil’s workshop

on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

A bored kitty is a destructive kitty.  With the Solar Powered Cat Tantalizer from Hammacher Schlemmer, your cat will be too entertained to have time to shred the toilet paper and up-root and chew your potted plants.  Stick the toy in a window or glass door with the industrial-strength suction cups, and the solar panel Read More…

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Feed Fluffy while at work with the Pintofeed automatic pet feeder

By: Ryan Chapman
on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Throughout the years, feeding your pet has evolved from a bowl on the floor to an electric feeder that provides perfect portions. Pintofeed has taken this a step further with their automatic pet feeder that is controlled with your smartphone. When connected to your home WiFi network, the Pintofeed can be accessed by multiple users Read More…

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Be at Fido’s beck and call with the Pebble Smart Doggie Doorbell

on Friday, December 14th, 2012
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

If your dog is an indoor/outdoor dog, you probably have a scratched up doorframe where he digs when he wants to be let in or out.  The Pebble Smart Doggie Doorbell, an Indiegogo project, gives you a doorbell that you can train your dog to push to let you know when he needs the door opened. Read More…

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Make Sure Your Small Pet Always Has Fresh Water with Catit

on Friday, September 9th, 2011
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

The Catit Drinking Fountain from ThinkGeek recirculates and filters your cat or small dog’s drinking water.  The recirculation helps cool the water, and some say running water is more attractive for pets.  The filtration removes water impurities and bad tastes and the bits of food and hair that always seems to be floating in the water Read More…

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MobiPetTags Animal Identification Tags Review

on Friday, April 15th, 2011
Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews

If you have a pet you love, you want to keep him safe.  If he’s lost, you want clear, up-to-date address and phone numbers with him so he can be returned to you safely.  If your pet has an illness or needs special care, you want to be sure the people who find him can Read More…

Looks like a golf club, but the Shapoopie works with the other kinds of divots.

Shapoopie!

By: cobinrox
on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

What’s more fun than scooping up poo on your dog walk?  Doing it with a new gadget.  The Shapoopie ($25) is a telescoping rod with a fetch pocket (ahem) at the very end.  Position the device under the uh, hot spot (ahem) and voila — no bending, scraping, squatting (er uhm well you know what Read More…

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A Water Fountain for Your Dog

on Friday, July 9th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Now that your pet has his own doorbell to let you know when he wants out, he’ll need his own water fountain to keep himself refreshed while he’s outside.  Taylor Gifts has a Doggie Fountain that attaches to your garden hose so he can have fresh drinking water whenever he likes by simply stepping on the metal Read More…

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Pet Waste Vacuum

on Friday, April 9th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

As any dog owner can attest, picking up pet waste is a fairly unpleasant task.  And it’s always a sure bet that the minute I bend down to pick up my puppy’s once-dinner, a neighbor will turn the corner just in time to see my daily indignity.  Enter the doggie waste vacuum–or as the manufacturer Read More…

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Dog-e-Minder is a wearable PDA for your dog

on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

The Dog-e-Minder is a 3 button backlit device that attaches to your pet’s collar. It has buttons for feeding, walking and medicine. Anytime your dog does one of these activities, you can press the button so the time will be recorded. It makes a great training aid or as a reminder for busy pet owners, Read More…

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Another Way to Monitor Your Pet’s Activity

on Friday, January 22nd, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Recently, we told you about the Pet’s Eye View digital camera you could attach to your pet’s collar so you could see what he does while you’re out.  Now, here’s some information about how you can get your dog online and tweeting.  Mattel has announced Puppy Tweets, a plastic tag that will attach to your dog’s collar, will Read More…

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Pet ‘n’ People Water Dispenser

on Thursday, January 14th, 2010

The Pet ‘n’ People water dispenser is a cost-effective way to have safe, clean drinking water without filling up the landfill with plastic bottles.  It dispenses cool, hot, or room temperature water, and it can use 3 or 5 gallon bottles – just what you’d expect from a water dispenser.  What you don’t expect is Read More…