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Doggie Fountain: clean water at the press of a paw

By - June 16, 2010
Dogs make great pets - they are loyal, playful, enjoy being outdoors and are fairly easy to care for. But one job most people would happily give up (apart from poop-scooping!) is cleaning out and filling up the dog’s drink bowl. That’s why the Doggie Fountain is instantly appealing – not only does it provide your pet with clean, fresh water – once installed, you won’t have to lift a finger because it runs on pooch power. Read More
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Who’s your doggy’s daddy? Find out with the DNA Breed ID Kit

By - June 2, 2010 3 Pictures
Genetic fingerprinting using DNA is such a staple of TV cop shows that it’s easy to take such technology for granted. But it wasn’t all that long ago that DNA fingerprinting was cutting edge technology that was horrendously expensive. However, as the cost of such technology has plummeted, the DNA-based applications available to common folk have multiplied. Aside from using DNA testing to uncover ones genealogy, we’ve even got dating sites making matches based on DNA. Now man’s best friend can benefit from DNA technology with a DNA Breed Identification Kit that can identify the breeds that come together to make up your lovable pooch. Read More
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BokashiPetCycle puts your pet poop to use

By - May 15, 2010 2 Pictures
What do you do with your dog or cat poop? Toss it in the garbage? Put it in your compost heap? Hurl it at your noisy neighbors? Well, according to Seattle researcher Lawrence Green, you shouldn’t be doing any of those things. Feces can contain wonderful things like toxoplasma parasites, E. coli, and salmonella bacteria, which can get into the groundwater. In plastic bags in landfills, it generates methane gas and attracts vermin. To that end, Green developed a product called the BokashiPetCycle Fermenting System. It allows you to pickle your pet’s poop, turning it into a harmless plant fertilizer. Read More
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Bionaire's high-tech cat litter box

By - April 11, 2010
Last year we brought you the story of the OdorBox, a cat toilet that removes those tell-tale signs (smell) that your feline has voided itself. Bionaire’s version - the Odor Grabber Air-Cleaning Litter Box - is designed to suck those “breath-snatching” smells away before they permeate the room and ruin your dinner party. Read More
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Pet Umbrella is a dog's best friend

By - March 18, 2010 6 Pictures
This is pure genius. Lieben, a company based in Japan, has created an umbrella that will keep your dog nice and dry when you walk him on a rainy day. The concept is surprisingly simple. It looks like a regular umbrella, but the canopy is inverted so that when you point it downwards it's actually right-side up. The umbrella is transparent as well so as to not impede the dog's vision. Read More
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My Pet Speaker – world's first sound system designed for your pet's sensitive ears

By - February 11, 2010 3 Pictures
Love your music but can’t understand why it sends your cat or dog flying out of the room? Well, apparently it’s because your furry friend hears the high and low frequencies in sounds that the human ear can’t detect – so playing your favorite tunes can really irritate, disturb or even scare your pet. Here’s a clever solution that could soon have you both in auditory heaven - the My Pet Speaker. It reduces the unsettling frequencies of music - so it’s gentle on your pet’s ears - and lets you still enjoy the music you love. Read More
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