Pet technology or pet tech over the last few years has grow to a billion dollar industry, with an estimate, that alone in 2018, Americans spent $70 billion dollars on their pets!!!
So, when it comes to pets, there isn’t much that their owners wouldn’t do for them or spend on them. Our furry 4 legged friends are more than just pets, they become part of the family which is why the tech market has being growing with a new range of gadgets and tech that will make your pet’s life (and yours) more enjoyable, stress free and easy!
From wifi pet feeders too state of the art GPS tracking technology, there really isn’t much they haven’t thought of!
We’ve all being in those situations when you’re about to leave the office and you get asked from the boss to stay later, or after work plans come up last minute without warning and you won’t be able to get home in time to feed your furry friend on time.
You know that they have been expecting you to be home by that time. The poor little things have been cooped up in the house all day, staring out the window waiting for you to walk up the drive, finally getting that attention which they have been waiting for since you left that morning and mostly getting there tummies filled!
This is just one of many situations which pet owners encounter daily, That is why the pet technology has being thriving in recent years, for most situation there is a gadget that will improve your life and your pets life.
These are just a few from 2019 which we think are totally p-awesome!
To kick us off we have our very own Wifi pet feeder, no longer will you have to rush home or be left wondering what your little bundle of fur is up to when you aren’t around to watch them!
Wifi Pet Feeder
This wifi pet feeder is an interactive feeding device for your pets it lets you feed, watch and speak with your pet when you’re away from home.
Built-in camera and microphone lets you see and hear your pet from your smartphone in real time. With this device you can set feeding schedules and monitor your pets feeding with ease with the 250ml water feeder attachment it makes it easy to provide your pet with much – needed water when you’re away from home.
This Wifi pet feeder was also in the bags of the official gift lounge for the 60th Annual GRAMMYs.
Shop the smart wifi pet feeder here.
Whistle Go GPS Tracker
Wish you could know your pet a little better? You need to check out the Whistle Go GPS pet tracking collar. This new piece of pet tech will allow you to track your dogs movements, monitor health and fitness.
Get notified by email, text, or app when your pet leaves a designated safe place–whether it’s with the dogwalker or a sneaky side-door escape. Quickly locate them with real-time GPS tracking using AT&T nationwide network and Google Maps.
Track behaviors and monitor changes. Notice changes in your pet’s behavior patterns so you catch potential health issues before they become problems. See where they went, who they were with–and for how long. Whistle is the only pet wearable that gives you a detailed chronological breakdown of their day, including how much time they spent running, playing, walking, napping and more.
Learn more about this Whistle Go GPS pet tracker here.
iFetch Automatic Ball Launcher
Love playing fetch with your pet but find your arm tires long before your pooch does? Well, we have found the greatest pet tech that will allow you to rest and your dog to continue on with the fun.
The iFetch original runs on AC Adapter (included) or 6 C-cell batteries. Once powered up, select the distance that best suits your space by pressing the button on the rear of the machine. iFetch has three distance settings, 10, 20 or 30 feet. Once selected your dog drops the ball into the top and the ball is launched out of the machine, for your fetch crazy dog to chase & collect!
Learn more about iFetch products here.
SureFlap Microchip Pet Door
Larger in size than a regular cat and dog door flaps, the pet door is designed for larger animals to pass through. Using the latest innovations in pet tech, the SureFlap has selective entry – any animal can exit but the microchip reader located on the exterior of the pet door, allows only recognised micro-chipped animals to enter.
Some other features include:
- Curfew mode – set the door to lock and unlock at specified times. It can be set to lock at the same time each day.
- Up to 12 months battery life (4 x C cell batteries not included). A low battery indicator will flash when the batteries need changing.
- Includes 1 RFID collar tag that can be used if your pet is not microchipped (additional tags sold separately in packs of two).
- Manual lock stops your cat leaving or entering the house. Set to in-only to enable your pet to come indoors without being able to get out again.
Learn more about the SureFlap Microchip pet door and their other products here.
ZenCrate: Anxiety Relief Dog Crate
It has been documented that over 20% of all dogs suffer from separation anxiety or fear of loud noises, such as thunder or fireworks. Considering that almost 37% of all U.S. households own a dog, this means there are more than 32 million households who share a fear of thunder with Charger.
Incorporating the latest in pet tech, the ZenCrate automatically detects when an animal goes inside the enclosure and immediately begins playing calming music selected based on research studies. The acoustics of the enclosure are designed to quiet sounds from outside noises, and also to keep the music inside. The reduced light exposure and confined geometry of the enclosure also help calm the animal once he enters the enclosure. Lastly, the design includes vibration damping technology to attenuate the physical vibrations from outside thunder or heavy machinery.
Learn more about the ZenCrate here.