Due to the recent problems in Japan, air conditioners have been set at 82 degrees if they are turned on at all, in order to conserve electricity. Nuclear power plants all over Japan have been having problems or are not working at all. And this summer has been hot with temperatures up to and over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
Setsuden, or savi...Read More
There aren’t very many negatives to owning a dog. Dead patches of grass is definitely one, if not the biggest one. The nitrogen in dog urine causes it to burn and kill your grass. Fortunately, there are a few tips, tricks, and techniques to combat the problem.
One option is to build a pen for the dogs to do their business in. The ...Read More
Sometimes, dogs need some help walking. Due to injury, illness, or birth defects, paws and legs that are weak or become useless affect the overall well being of an animal.
When a human does not have use of an arm, they can still get around and make due. The inability to use a leg is more complicated, but we have created ways to get arou...Read More
There are a bunch of apps for the iPhone that are great for pet owners. There are apps for organizing and tracking health information, finding dog parks and veterinarians in the area, pet first aid apps, and even apps that make sounds to tease pets.
However, the iPhone is not the only phone on the market that gives users access to apps. So h...Read More
There are so many apps to choose from. How can you tell which ones are worth downloading and taking up precious space on your iPhone and which ones are not? Well, YeePet is here to help. Here are 10 fun and functional apps to choose from.
1. The Dog (.99 USD)
The Dog app is a useful information filled app that contains info...Read More
If you can’t beat them, join them. That must be what designers over at Hollywood Franklin were thinking when they designed the Santa Monica Franklin Promenade Cat Walkway System.
The walkway is really a series of individual steps that attach to bookshelves by sliding onto the shelves, not by gluing or clipping to them. This works ...Read More
There are many pet bowls that are raised off the floor. Why? Because it promotes healthy digestion and relieves neck strain. Many raised pet bowls are elegant or stylish, but there is one that goes beyond the traditional and into the future.
The Designer Pet Eatery is a compact,...Read More
Wireless electric dog fences are becoming more and more popular. It is no wonder why. With proper training, electronic fences offer the benefits of a closed in fence, without the wood or metal fence. Havahart has established itself as the leader in electronic and now wireless dog fences. Even though they have been around for a number of years...Read More
Smart phones, especially the iPhone are only becoming more popular, especially now that AT&T and Verizon carry it. That is why it is time once again to mention some of the more useful pet related iPhone apps pet owners should have. Below is a list of five practical iPhone apps for you to consider.
1. Pet Dossier ($1.99)
We live in the best times when it comes to advancing technology, and it is wonderful for both humans and pets to be living in this vast and fast moving age. Every single day new inventions, gadgets, and tech toys are debuting, and this is especially prevalent when it comes to tech gadgets and toys for pets.
Proof of this trend for pets was di...Read More
It's a fact: dogs look adorable in costumes. The only problem is that most dogs would rather take a trip to the vet than put on some of the things we humans devise for them. But with the proper approach, you'll soon have your dog jumping with joy at the mere sight of a costume.
The trick to getting dogs to dress up is making every experienc...Read More
Virtual pets are common nowadays, but most of them lack the responsibilities required by real animals. They can be accessed whenever the owner wants, and turned off when the owner has other concerns. The Tamagotchi, one of the earliest and most successful digital pets, is a good example why this didn't take off.
Created in 1996 by Bandai ...Read More
Information can mean the difference between life and death in a crisis, and thankfully, we live in the information age. Virtually any human knowledge can be acquired from the internet; all you need is a starting point. For pet-related crises, JiveMedia provides such a starting point with Pet First Aid.
Pet First Aid is a mobile phone applicat...Read More
No virtual pet has been able to replicate the experience of a flesh-and-blood dog or cat, but at the very least they're getting more complex. At Toy Fair 2011, Sega unveiled the Wappy Dog, an extremely versatile robot pooch that can be enjoyed both physically and digitally.
By itself, the Wappy Dog is a white-and-blue plastic beast that r...Read More
At first glance the Electric Pet Massager JBAM-2 appears to be a complete waste of money. After all, why use a machine to pet your dog or cat when it deprives both human and animal of the physical comfort? However, the benefits are literally more than skin deep.
Massage has proven physical and psychological health benefits for human, and ther...Read More
Do you love your pet so much you want to carry a little piece of him or her with you at all times? Or maybe you want a piece of jewelry that will make a statement, get people talking, and have a great story behind it. Either way, the Perpetua Life Jewels necklaces are worth looking into.
What makes these necklaces so unique is that they...Read More
There are many pet products that use electronic technology to enhance the experience between animal and human. There are significantly fewer pet gadgets which actually serve any useful purpose. Fortunately, the LED collar is one of them.
Created by Edwin, the LED collar uses a series of of flashing lights to make sure you can keep track...Read More
Many pet toys lack utility, and are essentially luxuries that both pet and human could live perfectly without. However, some pet toys are more ornate, bizarre, and outright useless than others. And one of the most pointless pet products yet has to be the Canine Twitterer.
Created for Hammacher Schlemmer, this device is a motion sensor attache...Read More
There are many doggy gadgets out there, some of which you might find useful in your everyday life.This is something that is beneficial, and helps you out when you need it. Your faithful doggie companion just might thank you for it as well. Find out what all the latest talk is about when you learn more about these cool gadgets.
Many people love smaller dogs, and want to take them everywhere. However, some dogs are so small that they can't reach up to look out the window, and having them loose in the front seat is a dangerous proposition. Fortunately for those littler beasts, the company Kurgo has a solution.
Enter the Kurgo Skybox Pet Booster Seat, which gives s...Read More