Pet Gadgets

News, reviews and articles about pet gadgets and accessories.

BarxBuddy Busy Ball – while the owner is away the dog will play!

NEWS – As a kid growing up in the Caribbean, I always had dogs as pets and enjoyed running around the yard playing with them. One game they loved was “fetch” where I would throw a ball or stick, and they would fetch it and bring it back. In the Caribbean, the climate is tropical, …

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Petlibro Granary Automatic Pet Feeder review – Gadgetry for your fur baby!

        REVIEW – Someone once told me that one of Murphy’s Laws states that there is a direct proportion between the value of a carpet and the likelihood that a cat will puke on it. My cat is a puke machine, but I love her anyway. Her vet recommends small meals throughout the day which …

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Spleash leash review – A dog leash with built-in doggy hydration

REVIEW – I don’t know about other dog owners, but I have dogs who love water on walks and it is never an easy task.  You are either carrying water bottles with collapsible water bowls or if you are like me, making sure your walking path goes by that house that always has their sprinklers …

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WaterField Wag Hip Pack and Wag Dog Collar and Leash review

REVIEW – I don’t know why, but ladies exercise pants rarely have useable pockets.  Sometimes there’s a pocket in the rear of the waistband that I can wedge my phone into, but it’s completely impractical if I need to access it.  If I’m on the trail with my dog I’ve got more gear than that!  …

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Wayzn Smart Sliding Glass Door Opener review – An automated dog door solution

REVIEW – Dog lovers have long struggled with ways to let their dogs in and out of the house outside of the requisite walks. There are the in-door flaps and other dog doors, but what if you have a sliding glass door? There’s a couple of “inserts” for sliders, but they’ve got their own issues. …

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Enabot Ebo Catpal pet companion robot review

REVIEW – Trying to keep your cats entertained while working from home can be tricky. Ebo, the catpal robot by Enabot aims to keep your felines occupied while you answer emails. With multiple costumes, a laser, an autonomous mode, and an optional fitness tracker collar, your cats will be endlessly entertained on their own. This …

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What’s that Spot? You’re sad? Understand your pup with Petpuls

NEWS – Everyone thinks they understand their dog.  It loves them, right?  But dogs have a range of emotions, just like their humans do.  Understanding those emotions can help when the pup acts out.  That’s where Petpuls comes in.  A CES Innovation Award winner in 2021, Petpuls claims to be able to interpret Fido’s woofs …

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Halo is a smart collar for your dog that uses GPS to create fences

NEWS – Many years ago I had a Corgi who was a little escape artist. When we lived at our first house, she and her sister dug under the fence one time and went trotting down the road like little bandits. When we moved to where we live now, we had to put Kasey on …

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Outward Hound dog toy isn’t “invincible” but it’s pretty good

NEWS – Every other month, I get a rather unusual item in my Amazon Subscribe and Save bundle: A fuzzy, squeaky duck. This dog toy for $3.75 is sold by Outward Hound under the brand name “Invincibles.” And that’s a bit of an overstatement. My two pups have proved over and over that these toys …

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Slow feeder keeps dogs quiet and occupied…at least, for a while

NEWS – As we continue to work from home, there’s been one consistent challenge: Our dogs. They might be sweet and silent for hours, but as soon as that conference call starts, they suddenly need to bark at every squirrel, bird or leaf that passes by the window. Or they absolutely must chase each other …

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