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It’s Purrfect!

It’s Purrfect!

Well this is pretty cute. Finally a dog your kitty will love, scratch and climb on with no worries of reverberation. Lumpi is a delightful scratching post made of polyester resin which was then wrapped in tenacious sisal cord making this an effective way to save your furniture from your kitties claws. Now your fur(…)

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A Friendly Monster

A Friendly Monster

With all of the smart devices that we humans carry around, why not share some of the technology with our furry friends? By creating a “smart” environment for your pet, designer Subinay Malhotra hopes to aid in the monitoring and caring for animals with the PetMonster house. A colorful little living space for your small animals,(…)

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Finding Norrom

Finding Norrom

Aquariums can be absolutely breathtaking (no pun intended) when they are done with the right design and style. Between the sparkling water and lovely fishes, what’s not to love? Plenty, if the design and manufacturing is poor. That’s why the brains behind the Norrom aquarium have considered all the potential flaws and ruled them out(…)

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Fabricadbra!

Fabricadbra!

What if you could share furniture with your pet? Animal lovers should flock together over this new coffee table that doubles as a cozy pet shelter, bringing together pets and their caregivers like never before. Called the Nidin coffee table, it is a result of the architectural-minded designers over at Fabbricabois. Indoor pet houses like the(…)

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Pet Project

Pet Project

What if you could have your very own pet dog sitting on your desk all day? Okay, that doesn’t seem likely with a real dog, but you can have the next best thing thanks to Márton Lente and Elizabeth Zimmerer, who created the adorable LUMINOSE dog lamp! LUMINOSE is completely customizable, so it really does(…)

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Newie the Newsie

Newie the Newsie

Dogs love newspapers, that’s a fact. Unfortunately, dogs also love chewing newspapers into shreds, so they don’t make very good newspaper holders. Play it safe and leave the dogs to their chew toys while Shreya Sood’s little creation called Newie guards your newspaper instead! Newspaper and magazine holders range from wall-mounted pieces like the Organize(…)

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Breathe Better Naturally with Osgène

Breathe Better Naturally with Osgène

We all know that plants help to provide us with oxygen via photosynthesis, which makes the design “Osgène” all the more creative – because it is a home air purifier that mimics a plant.  Visually recreating a plant that starts out pre-bloom with closed “leaves” and opens up depending on desired capacity, it uses carbon(…)

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Shake Things Up with This Dog Porta-Potty

Shake Things Up with This Dog Porta-Potty

Ther “Shake Dog Potty” is an award-winning innovation in dog potties, combining form and functionality and, of you can believe it, style! You need never again worry about cleanup after your dog or about you dog’s potty needs while you’re away. The Shake’s creative design allows you to fold it up like a briefcase, and(…)

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The Opera House is Your Pet’s Home

The Opera House is Your Pet’s Home

If you truly want to treat your pet well, then give them a national moment to live in – or at least a scaled replica of one. The “Sydney Pet House” is designed by a skilled architect, Antonio Lanzillo, and is based of course on the Sydney Opera House in Australia. Its size and characteristics(…)

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A Headset That Can Read Your Dog’s Mind

A Headset That Can Read Your Dog’s Mind

Although it may not be something we want to admit, but we are all guilty of speaking to our pets, and maybe even half expecting a response. Thanks to a team of designers from the Nordic Society for Invention and Discovery have developed No More Woof, a headset that can read your pets brainwaves and(…)

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Customizable LED Dog Collar

Customizable LED Dog Collar

Like most pet owners, you have probably seen the glow-in-the-dark collars and leashes. They are great products for people that like to bring their dog with them wherever and whenever, especially at night. The cool, new Bluetooth LED Dog Collar works with an accompanied app. You can customize different patterns and colors and even share(…)

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Foobler Smart Pet Puzzle Feeder

Foobler Smart Pet Puzzle Feeder

Pet products need upgrades too, just like any sort of product on the market. Things like dog puzzles that dispense treats are a great way to keep your dog entertained, but they have to constantly be re-loaded. In keeping with that, we take a look at a particular pet puzzle that can store up to(…)

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iPhone Powered Dog Collar For Training

iPhone Powered Dog Collar For Training

Training animals can be a hard task. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some sort of device that connected to your phone to help you train your furry friend? Well, now there is. The Pet-Remote is a Bluetooth Powered dog collar with free iPhone app that you can download onto your iPhone. You simply(…)

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Robugtix Robotic Spider Design

Robugtix Robotic Spider Design

Why anyone would want a spider as a pet, or even as a robotic pet, is beyond me. But hey, to each their own. If you are going to have a robotic spider pet, however, then this life-like gem is the one for you! The Robugtix T8 was out on the market earlier this year(…)

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Petzi Connect Interactive Pet Product

Petzi Connect Interactive Pet Product

Recently, we featured a few different pet products that let you interact with your furry friend at home while you are away at work or vacation. In keeping with this “smart pet” trend, we now take a look at Petzi Connect. Petzi Connect provides interactive communication with your pets via your Android, iPhone, or iPad.(…)

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