Technology is growing in every field. this even includes in the pet tech arena. Here are some of the new smart dog toys being introduced to the market which your dog is sure to fall in love with:
Foobler is a timed, self-loading puzzle feeder which helps rehabilitate your dog’s natural instinct to hunt and forage. Not only is it a lot of fun but it’s a great way to help them eliminate chewing. A mechanical bell goes off at 15/30/60/90 minute settings which you preset, to help keep your pet active and engaged.
GoBone is a smart dog bone designed to keep your dog entertained for hours on end, as well as you as you’re watching him play with it. Some of it’s interactive features are it moves around on it’s own, encouraging your dog’s prey drive and challenging them to catch it as it maneuvers in every direction, giving him hours of exercise whether you’re at home or away. It adjusts i’s behavior to your dog’s age, breed, weight, and play style to fully engage your pet. This smart dog toy can be remote controlled right from your smart phone allowing you to be in solved in all the action as well.
Cleverpet is the world’s first dog game console. It works dually as it keeps pooch entertained, giving them games to play while at the same time teaching them and developing their memory. There are several challenges built in, such as:
Exploring the Touchpad – Dogs quickly learn that interacting with the touchpad leads to food. This early challenge also encourages exploration by adaptively providing surprise food.
Mastering the Lights – Dogs can then master targeting by touching the one lit button. If he touches the wrong one he’ll have to wait before he can try again. He levels up by consistently getting it right.
Learning Longer Sequences – Solving this challenge requires him matching a pattern in the correct order. This challenge encourages agility and memory development.
Cleverpet can be completely controlled with your smart phone or tablet, with options to get live updates, change games, schedule playtimes, and keep your dog’s progress.
This automatic ball launcher allows your dog to play fetch on his own, perfect for those who don’t have the extra time each day to throw the ball around but who still want their pet to get their exercise and playtime in, as well as for seniors and those with mobility issues. It works by launching iFetch mini balls a distance of either 10, 20, or 30 feet, which your pooch will fetch and drop into the hole on top of the device. It can be used indoors or outdoors. This item can be ordered through PetSmart, and you can save money on it if you use a PetSmart discount code.
This is another automated ball launcher which just recently ended its Indiegogo campaign as was introduced on the market. The difference between this pet tech device and iFetch is not on does Ball Ready auto launch balls but it also dispense treats when dogs fetch the ball. But this added benefit also deems it a bit more pricier.
Paydate is a durable pet ball ready for rough and tumble, equipped with a hidden camera, WiFi connection and the ability to roll around the floor at your command. Connect it to the Paydate app on your smart phone and you can use the directional touchpad to make the smart dog toy roll around on the floor enticing your dog to chase it no matter where you are in the world. It’s perfect for those gone long hours who need to alive pet boredom.
This next pet tech device is for those dogs who love to draw attention t themselves. Disco dog is a wearable LED dog suit, equipped with bluetooth technology allowing you to manually customize it’s light sequence. This pet gadget is meant for the dog who loves to be the life of the party.
Furbo is a clever pet tech gadget with a fun and unique spin on the treat dispenser concept. Instead of just dispensing treats to your dog, it launches them across the room. This is great for those lazy pets who you’re always pushing to get off the sofa and get some exercise. There’s nothing that will make a dog run faster than him chasing after a treat! It also comes equipped with an HD video cam to watch the treat chasing action on your smart phone when you’re away from the home, a microphone and speaker allowing for 2-way communication (especially great for dogs who suffer from separation anxiety) and even a bark alert.
Thanks to technology, dog toys no longer just consist of 100 different versions of the ball. There are now all types of fun and creative tech toys out there now for dogs, these are just a handful of them.