Israeli Researchers Develop Vibrating Vest To Communicate Wordlessly With Dogs
The technology may be useful for delivering remote commands to dogs in search and rescue operations, for assisting disabled handlers, and in other situations for service animals.
July 23, 2019
Top 10 Furry Innovations: When The ‘Startup Nation’ Turns Its Eyes To Pets
Our pets make the world go round, so why not make their lives easier with technology too? From television programs geared towards dogs to sensors that will tell you what your dog's bark means, Israeli innovators have thought of it all when it comes to pet-tech.
August 03, 2014
Online Dog-Sitting Marketplace Makes Sure Your Pet Is In Good Hands When You Go On Vacation
It's never easy to leave your pet when you go away. Israeli company Tasko makes sure that your pet is in loving hands with its online dog-sitting marketplace.
April 17, 2014
Swifto: The High-Tech Dog-Walking Service That’s Taking Manhattan By Storm
Israeli startup Swifto allows dog owners in Manhattan (and soon in San Francisco and Boston) to track their dog's walk using a mobile app with GPS locator. The app also sends owners real-time text message updates even a photo of the pup enjoying his walk!
July 21, 2013
Israeli Doc Teaches Dogs To Sniff Out Cancer
Man's best friend is known for its keen sense of smell and for centuries, dogs have assisted humans in sniffing out scents that the human nose cannot pick up. Now, an Israeli researcher has found that the canine sense of smell has another ability – sniffing out cancerous cells.
February 13, 2013
Alert System Texts You When Your Dog Feels Threatened
For owners worried about their dog's safety, a new system developed in Israel is able to recognize when a dog feels threatened or is stressed and then send an SMS to the pet owner's mobile phone.
June 13, 2012
Dog TV: How To Turn Your Dog Into A Couch-Potato
An Israeli company launches a new TV channel In the United States, targeted to dogs. The channel features images of happy dogs, people playing soccer and relaxing piano music. The company says the content is backed up by research, which shows the programs relax dogs and stimulate their imagination
February 15, 2012