Pet Tech Industry News

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

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 smart...

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. This list...

Wagz buys another pet tech company

Following up on it's acquisition of Petzila, Wagz announced its purchase of the Link AKC smart collar. This is an interesting development considering Wagz just recently started shipping it's own smart collar. The Link AKC collar sells for $99, while the Wagz collar is...