Pets: they make the truest and most loyal friends, but they can also be a handful. They need your constant care and attention. It can all be exhausting. However, taking care of your pet shouldn’t be a reason to be bothered by your furry friend. Technology is here to help!
As you will find out, there are many gadgets that can help make your life, as a pet owner, easier and more fun. Here is a look at five gadgets you should try out.
1. PetSafe Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder
Your cat or dog shouldn’t go hungry just because you are not around to serve the food. This automatic pet feeder, designed for both cats and dogs, will serve the meals on time. It offers great flexibility in several aspects.
For starters, you can program meal times so that the feeder pours out the food during the set meal times. Alternatively, you can decide when to serve the meals yourself by sending commands via your phone – it is capable of connecting to your home’s Wi-Fi, so you can control it from anywhere. Finally, you can determine how much food your pets get – rations range from 1/8 of a cup to four cups. This makes it suitable for dogs of all sizes. It is, undoubtedly, the best automatic dog feeder.
2. Loc8tor Pet Tracker
How many times has your pet wandered off, making you almost go crazy with worry? They tend to do that sometimes. However, it shouldn’t make you go crazy every time as you can now find your furry friend using this pet location tracker.
This pet tracker is designed like a tag, so it will not look out of place on your pet’s collar. It is primarily designed for cats, but the tag can be attached on any pet’s collar. It is small and lightweight, so it won’t weigh your pet down. Next time your pet runs off, simply switch the tracker on and find him/her through an application on your phone. You can also keep tabs on your pet when you are away from home.
3. Whistle Go Health and Location Tracker
You have read about a pet location tracker. This gadget goes one step further – it tracks not only the pet’s location, but also its vitals. It lets you know exactly how well your pet is doing by monitoring his/or her vitals. You can even tell when the pet is running, scratching, or playing. Any sort of vigorous activity will be noted and relayed to you. The tracker’s app lets you analyze your pet’s health quickly and easily thanks to its analytics tools.
This tracker will also help you keep track of your dog’s location. It even sends notification alerts in case your pet goes outside the reservation zone. This tracker is mostly recommended for dogs and other large pets.
4. Litter Genie
Scooping up the poop after your cat does his or her business is never fun. The smell is particularly off-putting, and you have to throw the poop out as fast as possible. Fortunately, this new gadget from the makers of Diaper Genie will get rid of the smell for good. So, how does it work?
When you scoop the poop, put it inside the tube and seal it. The seal is air-tight, and the bags inside are treated to eliminate bad odor. The bag will hold the poop until it is full, after which you can tear it open and get rid of the trash. No more frequent visits to the back yard or toilet while holding your cat’s poop! No more bad smell!
5. PetCube Play 2 Smart Pet Camera
Those moments when you have to go to work and leave your pet behind are never fun. Your pet feels ten times as lonely as you do, especially if he/she is a house pet. Wouldn’t it be great if you could play and talk with your pet from time to time, no matter where you are? Now you can, thanks to the PetCube Play 2 Smart Pet Camera.
This camera lets you see to your pet face-to-face in real time through your phone’s camera. The camera is also fitted with a speaker so that you can talk to your pet. There is also an in-built laser pointer that you can control from your phone to play and exercise your pet – the laser is pet-friendly. You can also spy on your pet thanks to the built-in Alexa smart technology – it is motion-triggered, so you get to know where your pet is at all times.
Everyone needs a little help with their pets every now and then. You don’t have to hire another set of hands – just get these gadgets to help you feed, track, and play with your dog from anywhere.