Interesting Tech For Dogs To Keep Them Safe and Happy
If you’re interested in our dog car temperature monitor and app, you’re probably in one of two categories of dog owners. One, you use electronics and apps all the time and this will be just one more easy way to make sure your dog is safe. Or two, you aren’t really into tech but are willing to learn so that you can travel better with your pup. (Luckily, our dog monitor app is very intuitive and can be used even by those who aren’t usually interested in pet tech products.)
If you’re in category one and are interested in pet technology, we can’t wait to find out what you think of our PuppTech dog monitoring system. But if you’re looking for tech for dogs to fill the void until the PuppComm comes out, we thought we’d let you know about some other fun and useful accessories.
Dog Cooling Bed
Let’s start off with some tech for dogs that is after our own hearts. After all, it’s a way of ensuring dogs stay cool, which is what our dog car temperature monitor is all about.
As you probably know, dogs don’t have sweat glands (except some on their paw pads). They’re also covered in fur, so they need a different way to cool down that humans do. While panting is their primary means of cooling themselves, some dogs don’t have quite the panting abilities that others have. Short-faced dogs such as bulldogs, pugs, Boston terriers, Shih Tzus, Pekingese, and boxers aren’t able to breathe as well as many other dogs, which means their panting isn’t as efficient and they can’t cool down as easily. This means they might need a different means of cooling down when they inside.
That’s where cooling dog beds come in. If you have a short-faced dog, keep the temperature in your house on the warmer side, or want to treat your dog when they come in from the heat, this dog bed might be the answer you’re looking for. These pads wick the heat away from your dog and provide them a cool surface on which to lay. It’s passive pet technology, meaning that you don’t even need to plug them in or charge them up in order to work.
If you’re at the beach or in a park with your dog and are having a great time, neither of you wants to stop playing just because the sun goes down. Glow-in-the-dark tennis balls have been around for decades, but their luminescence often has to be “recharged” by holding them up to a bright light for a few minutes.
There’s no need to stop the fun for a recharge when the ball is lit from within! Lighted balls can be turned on with a squeeze, allowing you to play with your dog even after dark. Just make sure that you’re throwing it where there are no obstacles; you don’t want your dog running headlong into a tree or park bench.
PetSafe Dart Laser Toy
It’s true, most people associate laser pointers with cats. Cats still have more hunting instinct than most dogs, and they’re constantly trying to catch the laser. But that doesn’t mean that dogs can’t get in on the action too! If you’ve noticed that your dog is interested in chasing a laser pointer, why not get them some indoor exercise let them hunt the little red dot for a while?
Unfortunately, most humans get tired of waving the laser pointer long before the pets do. If you would like to entertain your dog (or, yes, cat) with a laser pointer, this rotating laser station is an excellent option. And you don’t even have to be in the same room to make it happen!
Wigzi Dual Dog Leash
Here’s something that isn’t necessarily electronic, but it’s excellent tech when you’re walking two dogs. Dogs love to go this way and that, and as they cross back and forth they can end up really getting everything tangled up.
The Wigzi dual dog leash prevents tangled leashes. The handle of your typical leash remains static and allows tangles to occur. The Wigzi prevents this by spinning around with the dogs as they cross. When Fido goes left, the base of his leash spins and goes left. If Toby moves over to the left in turn and passes Fido, his leash does as well. You can even limit each dog’s leash if you want Toby to only get five feet out while Fido is allowed to go 10 feet. After all, Fido might be a much friendlier dog while Toby is still learning not to snap at people.
Halo Dog Collar
Some pet tech is all about the fun, but like our dog car temperature monitor, some of it is more about the safety. That’s where the Halo dog collar comes in. If you’re a person who likes to walk their dog at night, this can be a lifesaving device.
The Halo dog collar works like a regular dog collar, but it also has a light-up feature that can be turned on and off. It’s USB rechargeable, so you don’t have to worry about burning through batteries. Like a halo of angels, it delivers a full circle of light, and it will hold up to soft rains or a splash in a puddle. This means that you’ll be able to see your dog from a distance should they run off, and drivers will also be alerted to their presence from a greater distance.
PuppComm Is About To Join The Pet Technology Revolution!
Buying pet tech products can be fun, but it’s even more important to find tech for dogs that can protect their health. That’s what PuppComm is all about, a dog monitoring system that ensures they’ll be safe if you have to leave them in a car for a short amount of time. PuppComm is about to launch, and if you want to be one of the earliest adopters of our car temperature app, read more about it and pre-order right here! It’s a great way to spend more time with your dog while keeping them safe at the same time.