We spent a couple of weeks living with the latest generation of Sony’s impressive high-tech robot dog, Aibo, and really are gonna miss the pup now that he’s gone. While he was here, we managed to capture just a handful of his tricks, along with his ebullient personality. Fetch our full review of Aibo on Technabob.
This family-friendly card game puts you in the paws of a pooch who likes to wander off with various household objects. Players must collect sets of items like stinky underwear, socks, shoes, and hide them away while you attempt to keep other dogs from stealing your improvised toy collection. Gameplay video here.
You haven’t truly experienced pet ownership until your furry friend turns around and winks at you with their third eye. These irreverent cat butt and dog butt coloring books are filled with charming tail-end images for you to embellish. Corgi butts win the cute contest.
(PG-13: Language) Maxine is an adorable little corgi. She doesn’t ask for much in life either – a walk, some pets, and the occasional bowl of her favorite snack food. But she’s not all cuddles and hugs, as we learn from the punchline of Uncorked Productions‘ silly short film.
Immortalize your pet in plush and wearable form with these adorable and goofy looking slippers. Simply send along a photo of your pet of choice, and Cuddle Clones will get to work creating custom footwear for you to pad around the house in. Now if only our dog would bring us our slippers…
In our household, if we don’t feed them at exactly the right time, our mongrels let us know about it immediately. But if your dogs aren’t complainers, you might want this simple wall chart, which reminds you and others in your home if your pups haven’t been fed yet.
The latest track from The Chemical Brothers‘ album No Geography features the intense, driving electronic beats we’ve come to expect, accompanied by inspiring vocals, and a music video about a dog who first learns to drive race cars, then pilot a rocket ship.
Dogs are known for their impressive olfactory systems, and their ability to suss out all kinds of minute scents. In this clip from Deep Look, we learn how researchers are working with rescue dogs to better understand how their scent tracking abilities really work.
We know it’s not a living, breathing creature, but we found the wobbly antics of Delta Hack’s low-tech robotic “dog” stumbling across various obstacles to be adorable. We couldn’t stop rooting for the little guy as it flopped and fumbled its way through the course.
The Trail Runner belt keeps your pet on a leash while leaving your hands free. It also has a load-dispersing compartment to keep your essentials without having them bounce around. It comes with a shock-absorbing leash, but there’s also a belt-only variant.
(PG-13: Language) You might recognize Charlie White’s voice as that of snarky game reviewer Cr1TiKaL. In this clip, Charlie shares one of the benefits of Toys ‘R’ Us going out of business – the 5,400 or so bargain-priced plastic balls he was able to give his dog as a gift.
Ruffwear’s Knot-a-Hitch is for dog owners who love to bring their pet outdoors. It uses climbing gear components to set up a rope where you can clip your dog’s leash, allowing it to roam while still tied. It can be set up on one tree or between two trees.
When your dog sits there and stares at the TV, do they see the same thing we do? According to this clip from SciShow, your pup’s probably sees something more like a flipbook in shades of yellow and green. Though they might actually enjoy the soap opera effect more than humans.
Buoyant and secure, the Ruffwear Float Coat offers superior water safety for your best friend. This canine flotation device helps keep dogs comfortable in the water and has a convenient handle so you can lift them back into the kayak or onto the board with ease. It’s reflective too.