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New Pet Tech at CES 2019

New Pet Tech at CES 2019

CES 2019 saw a variety of new pet tech products on display. From copycat products to truly new innovations, there was a bit of everything. Especially toilets. For whatever reason, there were a lot of smart pet toilets exhibiting this year. A quick list: PetKix Pet cam...
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...
Wagz buys Petzila

Wagz buys Petzila

Wagz, a New Hampshire-based manufacturer of several pet tech products, has acquired Petzila, a San Jose-based manufacturer of the Petzi treat cam.  Petzila was foreclosed upon by the contract manufacturer of the Petzi cams, Sigmatron International. As of June 6, the...
Petcube Raises $10 Million in Funding

Petcube Raises $10 Million in Funding

Petcube, a manufacturer of interactive pet cameras, has secured a $10 million investment from an investor group led by Y Combinator.  The funding will allow Petcube to expand new product development and improve sales distribution. Earlier this year, Petcube acquired...