pet tech

FirstVet swipes $6M to expand its pet advice telehealth service

Pet services can be serious startup business. Witness the likes of dog walking startups Rover and Wag, for example. At the same time digital health is a major area of interest for entrepreneurs, than

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

Waggit launches a smart collar to track your pup’s health

Waggit, a smart collar for dogs, aims to help improve your pup’s quality of life and help humans better care for their dog companions. Like other smart dog collars — think Whistle, which s

Now you can quantify your cat’s comings and goings too

Cat owners rejoice! Now you can quantify the comings and goings of your furry friend -- thanks to an app-controlled pet door that can send push notifications when Tibbles enters and leaves your abode.

SureFlap has an app-controlled pet door in the pipeline

Finally coming to the pet tech space this summer: an app-controlled cat door that will tell you when your pet has left the building. RIP privacy for pets!

Petcube Scoops Up $2.6 Million So You Can Entertain Your Pet From Anywhere

Petcube, which is part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 class, is a young startup that wants to bring together pet care and the connected home to improve the lives of our pets. To do this, the company