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Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

Treat Your Pets Anywhere With Furbo [Review]

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The world is a better place because of the furry friends we have around, but holding down a full-time job or going to class means that you can’t always spend as much time with them as you’d like. Thanks to the magic of technology,…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Oncology, Pet Tracking and Your Soccer Game

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found a device that can help cancer patients and more. Athelas (Mountain View, CA) We probably all know someone impacted by cancer, and for those going through…

Enqos – Tower V3

Gear & Gadgets

17 Tech Gadgets For Your Pet To Be Happy & Healthy

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 2:06 am

With our smartphones, tablets, laptops and other tech gadgets and gizmos, most of us have between three and five tech gadgets we’re consistently using – and that doesn’t even take into account lesser used gadgets that are not for everyday use. And if you…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Remotely Watch and Give Pets Treats With Petcube Bites [Review]

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Anyone with a furry friend at home knows the pain of not being able to be with them throughout the day, let alone when they are stuck late at work or on the road. Over the past few years Petcube has made strides in…

Pet

Los Angeles

Pets Stress Less With In-Home Vet Care Startup Vetted

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm

When it’s time to take my dog to the vet for routine check-ups and vaccinations, getting her in the car is the easy part. But once we pull up to the vet’s building, the panting begins, then there’s a bathroom stop in the grass,…

Startups & Apps

Austin

Startup Embark Unlocks the Genetic Mysteries of Your Dog

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm

When people get curious about their genetic heritage, they might turn to Ancestry.com or other genetic tracking services. For dog owners that want to understand the true ancestry of their four-legged friend, one startup provides such a service. Austin-based Embark Veterinary built their company…

Gear & Gadgets

San Diego

CleverPet Is a Video Game For Your Dog, Rewards With Food [Review]

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an age when gaming is no longer just for those with ghostly tans, but a booming industry with a growing spectator division, it only makes sense for it to expand beyond humans. For those of us with pets, we often feel guilty leaving…

Startup Spotlight

Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: Golf Wagers, Cow Collars and Take-Out Food

By | May 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm

If you’re finding yourself shifting gears to the outdoors, maybe hitting the golf course or just soaking in the sun, you’ll still have some form of technology by your side. Each week, Tech.Co will be highlighting emerging startups in our spotlight series. This week, we’re taking…

Business

Portland, Maine

3 Signs That Vets First Choice Is Preparing for an IPO

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Going public is a big deal for any company. It requires months of preparation, years of hard work, and decades of innovative thinking. And if you’re pay attention, it can be easy to spot these companies before they make the move. And while I…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Helpful Gadgets For Keeping Track of Your Pets

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 10:30 am

No matter how high your fence, how strong your door, or how vigilant your eyes are, if your dog or cat wants to escape, they will eventually find a way. Whether your pet is an escape artist or simply decides to go on an…

CES

Las Vegas

Whistle Launches New Version of Pet Location Tracker

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Today at CES, Whistle, a pet tracking company that was acquired by Mars in April of last year, announced a new version of their pet location and activity tracking device. Initially launched in 2012, Whistle offered a large, durable tracker that uses a combination…

Gear & Gadgets

Petcube Lets You Play With Your Pets When You’re Not At Home [Review]

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

As a pet parent, one of the hardest things about raising a furry friend is the time you spend apart. Whether you’re traveling, at school, or in the office, there are very few options for you to really interact with them other than watching them…

Mobile

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Safe Pet Treats, Pinout! and More

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 11:20 am

Sometimes, apps can completely turn your day around. Whether it’s a fun game or an helpful music app, you’ll be able to keep the good vibes flowing with the right one. But if you don’t know where to find them, how are you going…

Opinion/Analysis

3 Ways to Easily Protect Your Pets with Tech

By | Jan 9, 2016 at 10:23 am

Our pets are very important in our lives. We give them a shelter, feed and protect them, and they improve our lives by making us happier. In some cases that are truly members of the family, being treated like they were human beings (and…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets Your Pet Needs Right Now

By | May 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm

We love our pets. The animals in our lives are often more important than many of the humans in our lives, and it’s our responsibility to keep them happy and healthy. We need to do for them what their tiny animal brains simply can’t…