While having up-to-date identification tags and microchips are key advances, technology is offering a new approach—a facial recognition app to help recover lost pets. This free app aims to recover lost pets, it’s called Finding Rover.
The titanium skull that was fitted into Patches (Picture: Dr. Michelle Oblak)After looking at CT scans of Patches’ head, Dr. Michelle Oblak, the surgical oncologist, used technology to simulate the surgery and cut out the tumour virtually.
Other connected pet products mirror technology first created for humans, Whistle, for example, is a Fitbit-like tracker used to locate your pet and measure their exercise and activity level.
Meet the vets using cutting-edge technology to save dogs with heart disease copied! A shocking 8 million dogs are diagnosed with heart disease every year, either from birth or developed later in life. But now, a group of veterinarians are using cutting-edge technology to save our four-legged companions.
The news that Google is recording everything you do, even if you have signalled that you don’t want it to, is yet another indicator that the tech company, like many of its peers, doesn’t seem to care much for ethics.