Brian Wallace

Founder @ NowSourcing. Contributor @ Hackernoon, Advisor @GoogleSmallBiz, Podcaster, infographics

How Tech is Changing the Game for the Pet Industry

Tech and IoT have changed the way we communicate, interact with the world, and take care of ourselves. But aren’t we forgetting someone? Today, pet tech is helping bring pets and their people closer together than ever before.

The pets in our home, be they dogs or cats or birds or even lizards are more than just animals — they are beloved family members. In fact, many of us are more likely to splurge on treats and fun for our pets than we are on ourselves. But let’s scratch the typical squeaky toy off the list for now; maybe our pups would be more interested in an immersive gaming system. Yes, you read that right, the CleverPet Dog Gaming Console is perfect for keeping dogs entertained and engaged when home alone. Cats get a piece of the digital action as well with the FroliCat Bolt, an automatic laser pointer to help give a lazy cat some much needed exercise.

You can’t put a price tag on the unconditional love we have for our pets — but we strive to give them the best things we can. From cooling beds to self-cleaning litter boxes, there’s a piece of pet tech for every furry (or scaly) friend.

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