Gadgets for the Guru: Connect With Your Pet Edition
Spoil your furry best friend this holiday season with tech gadgets for your pet. Check out some of the coolest tech gadgets that dispense doggy treats or cameras that keep an eye on your pet while you’re away. Your dog or cat will love you even more!
Petzi Treat Cam
The Petzi Treat Cam allows users to see their pet through video, speak to their pet through an audio microphone, take pictures and dispense treats to their pets remotely using any internet enabled smart device. One of the coolest pet tech gadgets on the market, Petzi easily mounts to a wall at a dog’s level. This is a fun and creative way to connect with your pet from anywhere in the world. Available for purchase for $169.99.
Try taking a selfie with your dog – nearly impossible, right? Not anymore! Try the Pooch Selfie smartphone attachment and your dog will love to sit still and stare at your phone. The Pooch Selfie attachment resembles a normal tennis ball and sits on top of a user’s smartphone. Each Pooch Selfie comes with a squeaking Pooch Selfie ball and custom cell phone attachment. Available for pre-order for $12.99.
Another pet-friendly gadget from Austria’s Tractive is the next-generation Tractive GPS. Unveiled at CES 2015, this device can easily be attached to an existing collar and works with the free Tractive Pet Manager app. Locate your dog or find your cat in real-time using GPS technology. With live tracking capabilities, locate where your pet is at any given moment of the day. Special holiday bundles are available this holiday season. Available for purchase starting at $129.99.
FitBark is leading the charge in changing the way dog owners understand the health and the behavior of their dogs. FitBark is a sleek and shiny doggie activity monitor made in the shape of a tiny, stylish dog bone that comes in five barking colors. It monitors your dog’s activity and turns it into BarkPoints, so you can track progress. It easily attaches to your dog’s collar and syncs with the free iOS and Android app (no subscription required). Available for purchase for $84.95..
The PetCute camera is another cool camera option for pets. Although this one doesn’t dispense treats, it has a few other features that can help keep your pets entertained while you’re away. A nifty laser pointer can provide exercise for your pets while you’re out of the house. It comes in a sleek 4 x 4 x 4 inches aluminum housing, a 138° degree wide angle camera streaming HD 720p video, iOS and Android compatible, and hooks up to your home’s WiFi. Available for purchase for $199.00.
Lead graphic courtesy of FitBark