Publication Date: 8/7/18 – Smart home devices and appliances are being released regularly, and some of them are designed to help with pet care. Today’s post features Alexa connected pet products: feeders and remote-controlled video cameras, one with a built-in, remote-controlled laser pointer for interactive play!
The smart home devices featured below let you keep an eye on pets while you’re away, and some allow for treat-tossing or interactive play.
Furbo Dog Camera: As Seen On Ellen
The Furbo Dog Camera (UK readers click here) (Canadian readers click here) offers two-way audio so you and your dog can hear one another, treat tossing, bark alert and one-way video. Video is in 1080p HD with night vision. The optional, subscription-based Smart Dog Alerts service (free trial included with purchase) lets you know exactly what your dog is doing and send you alerts.
Petcube Bites Pet Camera with Treat Dispenser
The Petcube Bites Pet Camera with Treat Dispenser (UK readers click here) (Canadian readers click here) has all the same features as the Furbo, and it adds a couple more: motion detection, and the ability to save video and stills without any membership program or subscription. Available in three color options.
Petcube Play Pet Camera with Interactive Laser Toy
The Petcube Play Pet Camera with Interactive Laser Toy (UK readers click here) (Canadian readers click here) lets you monitor your pet night or day in HD vio with 138° wide angle view and 3x zoom. Two-way audio lets you hear and speak to your pet. As with the Petcube Bites model above, no subscription is required for storage and playback of 4 hours’ worth of looping video, with recording triggered by sound and motion. The built-in laser toy lets you interact remotely via a human and pet safe laser toy controlled from your phone, or set to autoplay mode to play and exercise your pet; this optional feature can be turned on and off. Available in three color options.