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Furbo unveils treat-tossing dog camera with smart alerts, like when your dog is pacing

Furbo, the dog camera that lets you communicate with your pet and also tosses treats to your dog when you’re away, has launched a new version that provides alerts to help you keep tabs on your p

Crunch Report | Doppler Labs Shuts Down

Doppler Labs shuts down, Sony releases V2 of the robot dog Aibo and Robinhood now has a web version. All this on Crunch Report.

DogParker is now available to protect your pooch

Dog theft is a national scourge. Dogs are disappearing everywhere and there is no end to in sight to the epidemic. While most dogs leave of their own accord – they are learning to loathe us &#82

Pebby makes long-distance pet relationships more fun

I’m convinced that if humans could find fun in simple games as easily as pets, our world would be a healthier place. Watching footage of dogs playing with Hansen Goh’s Pebby pet toy, launched toda

Researchers simulate a dog nose to help smell bombs, cancer, pizza

Like most of us, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology had always wondered why dogs had wet noses. Further, they wondered why they could sense vapors better, allowing them

DogVacay inches toward profitability with pet-sitting business

Known as an “Airbnb for dogs,” Santa Monica-based DogVacay has spent almost five years building a robust dog-sitting business. Betting that owners were looking for better solutions for boarding th

Petnet raises $10M to help people treat their pets with more personalized care

How much food should you feed your dog? Pet owners everywhere have asked this question at one time or another – and probably multiple times during the course of their dog or cat’s life. That&#

Help TurboRoo & His 3D-Printed Pawsthetics Project

Some of us, four-legged friends included, hit some bad luck once in a while. Some have it harder than others. A good friend of mine, TurboRoo, has an interesting story to share and a new campaign to h

This Smart Harness Tells Owners How Their Guide Dogs Are Feeling

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a device that notifies users if their guide dogs are distressed or sick. Because dogs usually express illness or stress through their breath

GoPro Fetch Review: You Will Envy Your Dog’s Work/Life Balance

For you today, we have a video a little over six minutes long of a dog experiencing a happiness more pure than you or I will ever know. Please enjoy. Seriously, though, this footage caught using the n

Fetch Gives Your Dog A Comfortable Way To Lifelog With A GoPro

People are already strapping GoPro action cameras to animals of all furs and feathers using various means, but a new mount called the Fetch from GoPro itself is designed to given them a comfortable, c

Bowlingual: iPhone app translates what your dog barks, posts it to Twitter

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/bowlingual.png" /> Do you remember the Bowlingual, the portable dog language translator that was <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009

Choken Bako: Cute Japanese piggy bank

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/choken_bako.jpg" /> Japan sure has a thing for weird piggy banks, as we blogged <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/06/18/protect-yo

"Bowlingual": Portable dog language translator (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/bowlingual-620x434.jpg" /> Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy claims it has developed a device that can translate what a dog "says" into huma

30cm: The world's biggest cell phone strap is a cute husky

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/strap_world_biggest-630x419.jpg" /> Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank is currently running a <a href="http://mb.softbank.jp/m

Puppy-shaped speakers prove not all USB dogs have to hump or crunch to be cute

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/usb_puppy_1.jpg" /> Humping or <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/06/24/tokyo-toy-show-coverage-part-3-final-the-coolest-electronic

Vladimir Putin's dog gets a satellite collar; now ruled over by a rolled up iron newspaper

The days of running free are over for Koni. The most powerful dog in Russia, perhaps the world has she could kick Barney’s presidential tail any day, now has her own 6 ounce GPS-like collar. R

The Dog Wan robot will watch, assist and nurse you

About three months ago, I blogged an ugly and clumsy robotic dog a Japanese company demonstrated to the press in this country as a prototype. But now, after about 4 months in development, said robot i

Track your hunting dog with the Garmin GPS Dog Collar

If you are an avid hunter that uses hunting dogs the DC 300 GPS dog tracking Collar from Garmin might be the new toy your looking for. You simply attach the collar to your dog and it communicates with

Cruel Halloween animal costumes

Only in NYC.