9 Great pet tech gadgets for your four-legged furry loved ones

We love our pets. They are apart of our families and make our lives so much more enriched and fulfilled with unconditional love. Whether its a bird, bunny rabbit, kitten or puppy, we love them all the same. It’s the main reason why the pet industry has exploded over the past decade where it was a $36B market in 2005, and $60B market in 2015.

With that growth, pet products have evolved from simple pet food, to raw, organic and even vegan. My own dog get to eat My Perfect Pet high-quality dog food from a local company in Poway, CA, because she relies on me to give her the best possible to keep her healthy and strong. We treat our pets like family and as such, tech companies have been creating connected devices to help us not only keep track, but to entertain our pets as well while we are away from them.

The pet industry’s connected pet items are as high tech as the stuff made for humans, it’s just that they don’t have the marketing power of larger companies to inform you of their latest inventions. That’s what we are for.

Here are nine great connected tech gadgets for your most precious loved ones.

Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera – $149 on sale at Amazon and Petcube

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  • View live video in HD with a wide angle lens
  • Chat and listen using 2-way audio
  • Exercise and play with a built-in laser toy
  • Customize access for friends and family
  • Capture and share photos and videos
  • Engage with pet lovers worldwide
  • Requires free Petcube Mobile App.
  • iOS and Android compatible. Android (4.0 or greater)

Petzi Treat Cam: Wi-Fi Pet Camera & Treat Dispenser – $169.99 at Amazon, Petzi, and Best Buy

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  • A fun and easy way to connect with and treat your pet from anywhere
  • Watch the excitement on your pet’s face when you pop in
  • Dispense your pet’s favorite treat with the Petzi treat launcher for a big smile
  • Say hello to your pet through the high quality audio
  • Capture candid photos of your pet to save or share on your favorite social site
Feed and Go Smart Pet Feeder with Webcam & Wi-Fi – prices start at $249.99 at Amazon and feedandgo.com
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  • The Only Smart Pet Feeder For Wet/Dry Food, Treats & Medication
  • Connects By Wi-Fi To Your Home Network In Under One Minute
  • Built In Webcam So You Can See Your Pet From Any Smartphone Inc iOS, Android & Windows
  • Set One Time Or Regular Schedules For Unlimited Feed and Go’s From One Profile
  • Each Compartment (There’s 6) Holds Up To An 8oz Cup Size, You Decide How Much To Feed. Great For Wet Or Dry Food, Or Even Treats*

Tractive GPS Pet Tracker – $89 at Amazon and Tractive

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  • Lightweighted & waterproof
  • Smallest GPS tracking device
  • Live positioning for dogs, cats, horses and other animals
  • Reliable real-time location tracking

Whistle Activity Monitor For Dogs – $79.95 at Amazon

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  • Healthy Habits – Track your dog’s activity, daily behavior, and long-term health trends.
  • Communication Hub – Use the app as a central hub to communicate with family, friends, dog walkers, and anyone caring for your pet.
  • Peace of Mind – Receive automatic updates about your dog’s day directly on your phone, whether you are together or apart.
  • Custom Goals – Set a daily activity goal for your dog based on age, breed, and weight.
  • Daily Timeline – Add photos and notes to capture your favorite moments and log food and medication notes to manage your pet’s health.
  • Simple Set Up – Connect the device to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi via mobile app, create your dog’s profile, set your dog’s daily goal and adventure on!
  • Mobile Compatibility – Whistle works with smartphones equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and running Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) or later, and iOS 6.0 or later.

Pet Tunes Bluetooth Speaker Preloaded with Calming Canine Music – $60 at Amazon

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  • Pre-loaded with Canine music
  • Bluetooth speaker pairs with digital devices
  • 1GB Micro SD Card
  • USB charger-lasts 5-10 hours
  • Built-in repeat mode for all day play

Ultra Calmer – Dog Anxiety, Stress Relief Sonic Collar – $59.99 at Amazon and Ultra Calmer

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  • A solution for dogs that suffer from anxiety triggered by thunderstorms, fireworks, and noise phobias
  • Ultra Calmer is an alternative to using uncomfortable anxiety wrap for dogs
  • Pre-loaded with Ultra Calming music that calms dog anxious behaviors
  • Includes Magnetic USB charger, Water Resistant, Safe Volume
  • Pet Acoustics is the leader in science-based, frequency modified music proven to calm pets

Nest Cam – on sale for $149 at Amazon, Best Buy and Nest

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  • 24/7 live video streaming. See your home on your phone in 1080p HD. And control Nest Cam from anywhere.
  • Alerts on your phone. Get motion and sound alerts so you now if anything happens.
  • Night vision done right. See the whole room at night – not just a limited spotlight view.
  • Talk & Listen. See your dog on the couch and tell him to get off.
  • Quick, easy setup. Plug in Nest Cam and download the Nest app to get started. No hub needed.

GoPro Fetch – $30 at Amazon, $60 at GoPro

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  • Capture the world from your dog’s point of view
  • Two mounting locations (back and chest) enable a variety of perspectives
  • Fully adjustable to fit dogs from 15 to 120 lbs (7 to 54 kg)
  • Chest mount is removable to accommodate smaller dogs
  • Padded at all adjustment points to ensure your pet’s comfort
  • Washable, water-friendly material holds up to swimming, splashing, mud and more
  • Quick release bases make attaching and removing the camera easy
  • Includes a camera tether to further secure your GoPro