Pet Tech Industry News

2019 Purina Pet Care Innovation Winners

Purina named 5 winners for the 2019 Pet Care Innovation Prize, which included $10,000 and a week at a pet business boot camp. The grand prize went to GuardianVets, a B2B telehealth service from Chicago. Other winners were: Shameless Pets, which recycles unused food...

Felcana Secures Funding

Felcana, a London-based maker of smart trackers, has secured a round of investment capital from Global Venture Partners and Seedrs.  Felcana's trackers use Bluetooth technology instead of GPS and are focused primarily on monitoring a pet's activity and health. Lots of...

Link AKC Sold Again

Well, that didn't last long. The Link AKC smart-collar has been sold for the second time in the last 6 months. The most recent buyer is a Florida-based company called Smart Tracking Technologies. This move comes roughly six months after Wagz purchased Link AKC from a...

Dog Spot Featured on The Pitch Podcast

We are huge fans of podcasts, so we were excited to listen to a pet tech company called DogSpot on the latest episode of The Pitch. The Pitch podcast is basically an audio version of Shark Tank. A startup tries to raise funds from four investors. You can't see the...

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,...