PetDesk gets $12 Million to Expand into Pet Grooming

PetDesk gets $12 Million to Expand into Pet Grooming

San Diego-based startup, PetDesk, secured $12 million in funding to expand their service into the pet grooming industry. PetDesk is an app that helps pet parents manage their pet’s care and health. Vets, and now groomers, pay a monthly fee to receive appointment...
Furbo Sales Soar After Ellen Show

Furbo Sales Soar After Ellen Show

Furbo, the popular dog camera (which we estimate is the best selling pet tech product), saw sales soar after appearing on the Ellen Show this week. As part of her 12 Days of Giveaways, Ellen, along with guest Jennifer Lopez, gave a free Furbo to each audience member,...
New Products Getting Funded

New Products Getting Funded

There are some interesting new pet tech products that are getting crowdfunded. VARRAM, a smart robot, has raised over $230,000 from 576 backers. Felik, billed as the world’s first AI-powered pet toy, has raised almost $24,000 from 177 backers. Guardian Orb, a...
Another Industry Sales Estimate

Another Industry Sales Estimate

Packaged Facts, a market research publisher, claims that tech-based “smart” pet products had US sales of $400 million in 2017. These products include: toys, collars, leashes, beds, carriers, crates and housing, bowls, feeders, apparel and litter boxes....