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5 Innovative Startups Created By and For Animal Lovers

By | Dec 3, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The pet industry is growing in directions impossible to imagine years ago. Talented business people are applying technology and creativity to the animal kingdom, in ways that never cease to surprise us. From health and wellbeing services to wearable and internet-connected devices, pet-obsessed entrepreneurs…

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,…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Sleeping Near Your Dog Leads to a Better Night Sleep

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The next time your furry friend wants to sleep in your bedroom, you might have to say yes. A recent study released by the Mayo Clinic, revealed that adults that slept with their dog in their bedroom showed a better night sleep Researchers from…

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TechCo Top Stories: Hurricane Relief, Pet Gadgets, and Startup of the Year

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There are few things more exciting than the weekend. The promise of some free time after the long work week can be enough to make you giddy. And there’s nothing more relaxing on a Friday afternoon than taking a look at the top stories…

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…

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TechCo Top Stories: Innovative Cities, Lucrative Industries, and Hurricane Drones

By | Aug 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s been a long week. You’ve been in chaotic meetings, meet with ornery clients, put out multiple fires, and haven’t gotten a good night’s sleep in months. Fortunately, the weekend is around the corner and your comfy couch and a Netflix binge are calling…

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…

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Portland, Maine

The Founder of Vets First Choice Just Won the New England Entrepreneur of the Year Award

By | Jul 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

Ben Shaw, founder and CEO of Vets First Choice in Portland, on Tuesday received the New England Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst & Young in the healthcare services category. Shaw has grown Vets First Choice, the startup he founded in 2010 to…

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…

Tips & How To’s

Los Angeles

Founder Advice: The Pursuit of Perfection Has Limits

By | May 30, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Putting unrealistic pressure on yourself to perform and excel could be limiting you to progress and succeed. We talked with Kyle Goguen, founder and president of Pawstruck.com, an online retailer and manufacturer of natural dog treats and chews, and asked him what advice he has for small…

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…

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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…

Startups & Apps

NYC

PetPlate Is the First Dog Food Delivery Service That Puts Quality First

By | Dec 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm

It’s no secret that people love their pets. From dog masseurs to pet therapists, taking care of your furry friend is undeniably important to you. Unfortunately, when it comes to feeding your dog, the only options on the market are tins of slop or…

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…

Gear & Gadgets

Fremont

The Poof Pea Is an Affordable Fitbit For Your Pet [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Have you ever wondered what Fido or Fluffy are up to at home, but don’t have a monitoring system in place? Pet activity trackers are not a new concept, but they can be an effective resource to ensure your pets are happy and healthy, even…

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Gadget Guide to Connecting With Your Pets

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm

As entrepreneurs and office dwellers, we don’t all have the privilege to take our furry friends to work. Worse yet, when we are traveling and away from home, our fur kids are in the hands of someone else. Fortunately, we live in the age…

Startups & Apps

10 Pet Startups That Care About Your Furry Friends

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

There are few things in life more important than your pet. Whether it’s a cute dog, a cuddly cat, or a scaly reptile, you can’t get through your day without knowing your little furball is safe, sound, and full. Fortunately, there are hundreds of…