Pets

heavenlypals

Here's a product that is supposed to be comforting, but it seems creepy and icky to me. Heavenly Pals is a new Indiegogo project for stuffed animals of the 10 most popular dog breeds (according to the AKC) that include: Boxer, English Bulldog, German Shepherd, Poodle and more. What's the big deal you ask? Well, [...]

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ifetch-too

Last fall, we told you about the iFetch, an interactive toy that pitches a ball for your small to medium-sized dog, or cat, to fetch.  You can even train your pet to return the small balls to the iFetch to reload it for longer play times.  The problem was that this version uses 1.5" balls, which [...]

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naturespa-uv-fountain-for-small-dogs-2

My dog, Teddy, seems to shed year round.  That means those darn dog hairs get everywhere, even in his water bowl.  He won't drink water with hair in it, and it's a pain trying to make sure his water meets his standards so he'll drink enough during the day.  And that's with me here with [...]

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star-trek-uniform-dog-accessories

Imagine your dog sporting a collar and leash in Star Trek Command gold, Sciences blue, or Engineering red!  The Star Trek Uniform Collars also have a hang-tag with the matching Starfleet insignia and a Star Trek Original Series logo on the buckle.  The collars are all $9.95 each, and they are available in small to [...]

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orvis-dog-crate-furniture

With the Polar Vortex in full blast, it's not fit for man nor beast outside.  You need to make sure you keep your four-footed friends indoors and safe, even when it's not cold enough to kill, and many people like to use crates when they aren't home with their animals or while they are sleeping. [...]

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pawcet-for-pets

The Pawcet is an outdoor drinking fountain for your dog.  Attach a standard garden hose, and all Phideaux has to do is step on the Pawcet to get a drink of fresh water.  No more worrying that the water bowl will get turned over while you're at work!  The Pawcet is $24.99 at Quirky.

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Dino-care

Don't want to get a dog, cat, or gerbil for your kids? How about a fascinating different kind of "pet" - one that glows in the dark? Dino Pet is simply a container of photosynthetic bioluminescing dinoflagellates. These dinoflagellates are single celled algae that produce their own food via photosynthesis just like plants and will [...]

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petzila-petziconnect

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu_rm-ERBFo&t=11&authuser=0 With the PetziConnect, you can see, talk to, and dispense treats to your cat or dog while you're out of the house.  Install the PetziConnect, connect it to your WiFi connection, install the free, secure app to your smart phone, and you and your fur babies will be in contact any time you like. [...]

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saddleback-dogcollar

Over the years we've reviewed quite a few bags, wallets and covers from Saddleback Leather Company. Leather products from Saddleback are well known for their high quality construction, rugged good looks and their motto: "They'll fight over it when you're dead." Saddleback's latest product won't hold your gadgets when you're on the go, but they will [...]

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ifetch

iFetch is an interactive toy that pitches a ball for your dog, or cat, to fetch.  You can even train your pet to retrieve the ball and put it in the iFetch himself for never-ending fun, though you should monitor play time.  iFetch ball launcher is made of plastic and metal, and it comes with [...]

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link-it2

Our pets are important members of our families and we want to do the right things to keep them safe. One way to keep them safe is to make sure that their ID tags are always up to date. Hopefully you take your dogs and cats to their yearly check up at the veterinarian. Typically [...]

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cat-hammock

If you have the Cat Hammock from ThinkGeek, it may not be the impossible dream any longer.  The Cat Hammock is designed with non-slip loops to fit on the four legs of small tables or chairs (leg spread of 18-27 inches apart on each side).  It's made of nylon and polyester fleece, so it's machine [...]

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petcube

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 [...]

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iCPooch-1

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 [...]

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roadid_scoutid

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 is [...]

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fitbark-activity-monitor

We've all seen the variety of fitness monitors for humans on the market today, and now FitBark is extending the monitoring to your dog.  This Kickstarter project has already met more than 200% of its funding goal, but you have until Aug 26, at 3:00pm EDT to pledge to be sure your dog is one of [...]

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porch-potty-litter-box-for-dogs

Sometimes I envy cat owners.  Cats use litter boxes, so there are no cold potty breaks in the cold, blazing heat, snow, or rain nor 3:00 AM emergencies in the dark.  With the Porch Potty Premium: First Automated Grass Litter Box for Dogs, you can enjoy the luxury of "indoor plumbing" for your dog.  The [...]

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to-go-bowl-pet-travel-bowl

We always take our dog, Teddy, along when we travel.  He's an anxious little guy, and his car seat is next to a window (won't fit anywhere else in the car) so he's always in the sun.  Those two things, combined with his heavy coat, keep him a little overheated as we ride along.  We [...]

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halo-mini

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 is [...]

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solar-powered-cat-tantilizer

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 [...]

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