8 Pet gadgets that will make your pet even happier
The pet industry has been explosive with smart technology to make the lives of our cats and dogs (and owners!) better than ever. From fitness trackers to intelligent toys, the innovation is far from slowing down.
- What’s the most common pet? While you might be thinking the answer is dogs or cats, fish actually account for 142 million pets.
- What are some great toys for dog enrichment? Enrichment isn’t just fun for dogs, it’s imperative for a happy pup. Check out these six modern dog toys to enrich your dog’s life.
- Where can I find some more pet accessories for my furry friends? Check out our entire pet accessories category for more!
Just like our health, fitness, cooking, commuting, working, and every other part of our lives, technology has also infiltrated the pet industry. We’ve seen some truly impressive tech for pets and it seems to only be getting smarter. Here’s a look at some of our favorites.
Petronics Mousr Robotic Cat Toy
Mousr is a clever cat toy that uses built-in sensors and AI to entice your cat into a playful take on modern cat and mouse. In addition to being elusive as possible, Mousr can actually sense and react to your cat in real time. With the option to also control it yourself, your cat will love the unpredictable chase.
WonderWoof BowTie Dog Activity Tracker
If you imagine a Fitbit for your dog, that’s what the WonderWoof BowTie is. Tracking your dog’s activity, it gives you key insight into how your dog is doing health-wise. Worn on the collar, the BowTie also lets you set reminders for the vet or groomer, calculates required food based on activity, and even recommends exercise based on the age and breed.
SureFlap Automatic Microchip Pet Door
With SureFlap, your best bud can come and go as he pleases without waiting for you to open the door. Ideal for homes with a fenced yard, this smart pet door senses your cat or dog’s microchip in order to open. This means it won’t open to wild animals or even other pets in the neighborhood.
Mookkie AI Pet Bowl
Now your pet can join the AI revolution with the Mookkie Pet Bowl. Using face ID technology, this incredible food bowl employs its camera to detect the face of your cat. Once the scan is validated, the bowl automatically opens the door to reveal the food inside. It’s fantastic for multi-pet homes while the sealing design also preserves food for longer.
INUBOX Smart Dog Toilet
Now there’s a smart way for your dog to go to the bathroom indoors. INUBOX is able to capture, process, and even contain dog waste right inside your home. Totally odorless, the intelligent design detects when your dog steps on the platform and if there’s any waste left behind. As soon as your dog is done, the door closes and INUBOX begins a 1-minute cleaning cycle.
Petcube Bites Treat Flinging Pet Camera
Entertain your pet even when you’re not home with the Petcube Bites. Complete with a 138° camera, this smart system can fling treats up to six feet away for your pet to find. Unlike traditional dispensing machines, it adds a bit of exercise. Plus, it has room to store up to 100 treats.
VARRAM Pet Fitness Robot
VARRAM keeps your dog on his paws and totally occupied. As a pet fitness robot, VARRAM offers real-time rewards while reducing anxiety. Using the app, you can set a schedule for playtime. You can even manually control the robot to have fun with your dog while you’re home.
PetSafe Continuous-Clean Litter Box
Have a cleaning home with your cat with the Continuous-Clean Litter Box. Like the name suggests, this litter box has a self-cleaning design. Inside is a rotating bowl that holds the litter. Once your cat does his business, the bowl rotates, cleaning the waste.
Which one of these gadgets would you and your pet love the most? Let us know in the comments!
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