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Scout ID is a low-profile alternative to pet tags

on Friday, August 30th, 2013
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Pet safety is paramount to those of us who own and love them.  Road ID agrees and so they designed the Scout ID, a versatile,low-profile pet ID tag. Versatile because its two rubber O-rings can be slid over virtually any pet collar, low-profile because it sits up against the collar, not dangling below.  Personalized text isRead More…


HALO MINI – An illuminated pet collar that will keep your pet safe and visible at night

on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

The people at HALO are back with a new product. This time it’s for your furry best friend. HALO MINI is an ULTRA HIGH QUALITY rechargeable illuminated pet collar. We have re-designed and created an ultra high quality illuminating collar using our custom patented illumination system. Just like our HALO BELT, each HALO MINI isRead More…


Securus SpotLite 2.0 GPS Pet Locator review

By: Paul Grunwald
on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Posted in: GPS, Pet Gadgets, Reviews

If your family is anything like mine, the dog is not just a pet, it is more like a child.  We celebrate birthdays, they get Christmas presents, and whenever possible, they are with us.  For dedicated pet parents, there is nothing worse than having a pet go missing.   Securus makes a number of GPS locatingRead More…


Tagg now tracks your pet’s activity, or lack there of

on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

There are all sorts of activity monitors and pedometers on the market right now that will show humans how active or non-active they are. Now your pets can get some of that action, with new features from Tagg. We featured Tagg’s the Pet tracker back in 2011 and found it to be an interesting way toRead More…


Go Head-to-Head With Your Cat with Friskies Latest iPad App

on Monday, March 19th, 2012

We told you about some iPad games your cat could play, now Friskies is introducing a game you can play with your kitty.  With the Friskies You vs. Cat iPad app, you flick the on-screen playing piece toward the goal.  If Kitty catches it, she scores 10 points; if it goes in the goal, youRead More…

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Soggy Doggy Super Shammy Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Friday, December 2nd, 2011
Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews

I’m not crazy about most do-it-yourself dog grooming products because most of them are long on promises and short on delivery. And they’re expensive.  For that kind of money, I can just take my pooch over to PetSmart and let them do what they have to do.  I have a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and forRead More…


Innotek SSSCAT Cat Training Aid

on Monday, August 8th, 2011
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Cats are tricky creatures.  They know to stay off the furniture or the kitchen counter while you’re home, but they often go where they want when you aren’t home.  I heard a good way to train cats is to discretely squirt them with a water gun when they do something bad, so they’ll learn toRead More…


H2O4K9 – A Water Bottle for your Dog

on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

We should all know the importance of staying hydrated when we’re in the great outdoors – especially this summer with the crazy high temps nationwide. But what about man’s best friend? Do you make sure stay  hydrated too when you’re enjoying nature? The H2O4K9 helps you do just that. It’s a water bottle that hasRead More…


Keep Fido Cool

By: cobinrox
on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

You’ve probably seen those cloth neck coolers for bipeds and I bought one for my dog last year but of course it would not stay on: you have to tie it like a scarf and with one swoop of his paw my dog could strip if off faster than the Gentle Leader.  The people varietyRead More…


Fido can stand under my Dogbrella ella ella ay ay ay

on Friday, February 25th, 2011

If you have a dog, you have stood in the rain with him while he does his business. No big deal for you, if you have an umbrella, but what about Fido? If you want to avoid wet dog smell, get your pooch his own umbrella – the Dogbrella. It’s a 29″ diameter canopy (thinkRead More…


Fetchtastic – Automated Fetch for Dogs

on Monday, February 14th, 2011

Humans were too lazy to get up off their bums to change the channel on the TV, so the remote control was invented. We were too lazy to go to the library so eBook Readers were invented. Now we’re apparently too lazy to play ball with our dogs, so the Fetchtastic was invented. The Fetchtastic isRead More…


Ultra ScoopFree Self-Cleaning Litterbox Review

on Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews

I think I saw a bumper sticker once that read  “Dogs have owners; Cats have staff”.  This is certainly true in our household and one of the staff functions I least like to do is clean the litter box.  The folks at Scoop Free think they have the answer with their Ultra Scoop Free Self-CleaningRead More…

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Two Tails Up: Shapoopie Review

By: cobinrox
on Saturday, August 21st, 2010
Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews

I wanted my dog to actually write the review for the Shapoopie trial period we experienced, but he kept misspelling all the words and it was hard to read.  Example paragraph he typed: uy 7KL&:& ypr9e9yha; 7hjksbjkaa Hag;]    ]a;48*(&*38848kjkkjmnmn        mnnkljkljhg3s So I let him draw some of the illustrations instead. In short, the  Shapoopie ($24.95)Read More…


Smart Chime Wireless Pet Doorbell

on Friday, June 25th, 2010

The Smart Chime wireless doorbell from SmartHome has a push button for people, as you’d expect, and it also has a special paw-shaped doorbell trigger for your pet.  You’ll hear a musical chime when the door button is pressed.  You can set the pet trigger to “dog” to hear a bark or to “cat” toRead More…


Pets are audiophiles too

on Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Your pets are now able get their groove on without the fear of hurting their fuzzy little ears. Pet Acoustics announces the My Pet Speaker, a sound system designed to support the special hearing sensitivities of dogs, cats and horses. Our pets can hear frequencies that are much higher and lower than what our ownRead More…


Forget the litter box, let the cat use YOUR toilet

on Monday, January 11th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Here at The Gadgeteer, some of the cat fanciers on the team have reviewed four different automated cat litter gadgets. First there was the ScoopFree, then the CatGenie, then the CatGenie 120 and just recently, the Litter Robot. Each one of these systems have their good points, but they all require you to purchase consumablesRead More…


Make Fido Sit Without ‘Saying’ a Word

on Friday, January 8th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Do you ever get tired of saying “sit” or “stay” to your pooch? Now you don’t have to because the Digital Ultrasonic Voice Recorder Dog Trainer from Uxsight will do it for you. It’s a handheld device that can record up to 8 commands and play them back at a touch of a button. IfRead More…


Pet’s Eye View Camera

on Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Do you ever wonder what your cat or dog does while you’re at work?  Clip the Pet’s Eye View camera to his collar and get an idea of what he’s been up to while you’re gone.  The camera can take photos at 1, 5, and 15 minute intervals.  It can record up to forty 640Read More…

Litter Robot Automatic Self Cleaning Litter Box

Litter Robot Automatic Self Cleaning Litter Box Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Tuesday, January 5th, 2010
Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews

I own two cats, Wylie (who behaves as though he’s the Pharaoh of Egypt) and Hammy (given to me by a homeless person) who is a spaz.  I love cats.  I also like dogs and I have two of those as well. But one thing I hate is cleaning up after my cats.  I haveRead More…

Turn your dog into a flashlight with the PupLight

on Friday, December 11th, 2009
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Here’s a last minute gift idea for the dog owner on your list. It’s the PupLight lighted dog collar. Full press release after the jump. The collar is adjustable to fit dogs of all sizes. Attached to it is an LED flashlight that is powered by 3 AAA batteries. I’m sure it would come inRead More…

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A Kitty Commode?!: The CatGenie 120 Review

on Monday, November 23rd, 2009

I will be the first to admit that I’m a crazy cat lady. Between my partner and I, we have three furry feline “kids” – Princess is around ten years old, Sumi is roughly four, and Ninja is the kitten at a year-ish. Yes, I have a kitten named Ninja. And she lives up toRead More…


The Disneyland of Fish Tanks

on Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Posted in: Pet Gadgets

For people who are confused as to whether they have a hamster or a goldfish, the aptly named online retailer Opulent Items has constructed the Labyrinth Fishtank to help address this growing problem.  They’ve designed a  community of six tanks connected by tunnels for fish to swim through.  Honestly I really can’t imagine my little Betta beingRead More…


Pet First Aid Application for iPhone by Jive Media LLC Review

on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

The American Red Cross teaches first aid classes so you know how to help people in emergency situations, but I’ve never heard of a first aid class for pet care.  Do you know what to do if your cat or dog is injured or becomes ill?  I certainly didn’t.   Luckily, our dog Teddy hasn’t neededRead More…

Crazy pet bed that looks like a giant Crocs shoe

on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009
Posted in: Pet Gadgets

Now for something that I doubt any of you thought you’d ever see… It’s a Sasquatch pet bed that looks like a ginormous plastic shoe. It measures 31 inches long x 14 inches tall x 14 inches wide and as an easy to remove / wash fleece lining which they call a sock. Fido betterRead More…


biOrb Aquarium – Fish in a cube

on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
Posted in: Pet Gadgets

When I was a little kid, we had a really large fish tank that I would sit and stare at for what seemed like hours. My Mom had all sorts of health problems, so we didn’t have the tank for long before my Dad got rid of it because it was too much to takeRead More…