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Five of the best gadgets for pets

Even your furry friends need the latest tech

Cat and dog (Image: PXhere.com)

Owners love to spoil their pets and are spending more and more on pampering their furry friends.   

The global market for pet care products is estimated to grow from $225bn (£162bn) in 2019 to $358.62bn (£259.9bn) by 2027, according to a report by Fior Markets.

It’s not just food, treats and toys that cat and dog owners are buying, but also gizmos and tech. Here we take a look at five of the best pet gadgets on the market.  

1

Animate Walking Mate LED Flashing Loop 

Animate Walking Mate LED Flashing Loop 

Put this rechargeable LED ring, which comes in four colours and has a flashing mode, around your dog’s neck to make it visible on dark roads.

2

Furbo Dog Camera 

Furbo Dog Camera 

With crisp 1080p video and a 160-degree field of view, the Furbo can show most of what is going on in a room while you’re out. It can send “bark alerts” to your phone, and can even spit out treats.

3

Soneer Dog Paw Cleaner 

Soneer Dog Paw Cleaner 

Simple but effective, this tube filled with silicone bristles is great for getting dirt out of paws after a muddy walk. Just pour a little water inside, stick a paw in and twist around.

4

SureFlap SureFeed Microchip Cat and Small Dog Feeder 

SureFlap SureFeed Microchip Cat and Small Dog Feeder 

Perfect for making sure the right pet gets their food in busy households, this feeder only opens when it senses its rightful owner’s microchip.

5

Tractive GPS Cat Tracker 

Tractive GPS Cat Tracker 

This smartest of collars tells you your cat’s location every three seconds via an app. It can also display a heatmap of where they spend most of their time, and monitor their activity, their calories burned and their naps.

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