Gadgets for cats and dogs: 6 best wearable pet tech and innovative toys

Gadgets for cats and dogs: 6 best wearable pet tech and innovative toys

It comes from a three-year study conducted by Mars Petcare veterinarians, researchers and scientists, who studied more than 5,000 videos from 2,500 dogs submitted by owners (more than 11 million days of pets playing), to understand what various behaviour changes – and eventual vet appointments – added up to.

From ball launchers to activity trackers: the new breed of pet tech

From ball launchers to activity trackers: the new breed of pet tech

Butternut Box’s plans are calculated to a dog’s individual requirements including their age, weight and activity levels, and take into account any health conditions.Photograph: Furbo The Furbo Dog Camera lets you check up on your pet while he or she is home alone.

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Solution: Chill your dog out with cooling vest and protective boots when walking along a hot pavement. 5. Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket, $18, Amazon DO NOT PET Red Leash, $19, Amazon

6 best dog activity trackers

6 best dog activity trackers

I felt the daily health index, which monitors your dog’s recent activity and sleep patterns and compares them to their typical patterns and that of similar dogs, shown as a percentage each day, was most useful.