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Pedigree - Calling All Dogs - Inventive Marketing


 Pedigree has had some amazing outdoor advertising over the past year. read more »

Robot Seal Pup Delivers Cute, Effective Therapy



"Paro", a cute & cuddly artificial baby harp seal certified by Guinness as "The World's Most Therapeutic Robot" is slowly but surely changing the way we think (and feel) about robots.
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Seth Says: So Cute I Might Explode


Deep down in your brawny, manly heart you are a complete sucker for cute puppies and adorable kitties. You play football, you eat meat, you wash your hairl with motor oil--and you also melt when you see any and all the images and videos from CuteOverload.com. read more »

Cool Pet Home


 

 

New living quarters for your four legged friend...and extra storage space for you. read more »

Jellyfish Aquarium - Low-Maintenance Gel Friends


Ever wish you could have a low-maintenance aquarium?

Our Guest Blogger, Steve Levenstein, is a writer, copywriter and
Japanophile from Toronto, Canada. The tide of wild, wacky and wonderful
products from Japan seems to beg for commentary, and Steve has happily taken on the burden of doing just that. Steve is the Assistant Editor of The Driver Magazine and has just set up his portfolio website here.

He has some great inventions from Japan to share with the readers of AmericanInventorSpot.com. Here's his article: read more »

Camera For The Shutterbug Pooch


A digital camera for dogs to make them feel a part of the "family. When you can have your own camera and the kids can have theirs, why not the dog?

A very pertinent question from dogs and savvy dog lovers alike.The Japanese company, Takara Tomy got thinking on these same lines and has developed the Wonderful Shot, a great dog gift and accessory. read more »

The Ultimate Dog Lead


The Canny Collar was voted the Best New Product for 2006 by the Pet Product Retail Association.

This revolutionary, yes, it is revolutionary innovation is made up of a simple collar with a slip line that fits over the dog's nose and a lead that fastens behind the dog's head. read more »

Green Gifts for the Pets We Love


Pets are part of the family too, right? Right! But, until recently, environmentally friendly products for pets didn't even cross my mind. Then this winter season a nine week old puppy came into my life and before I could turn away from his big sad brown eyes I was hooked and the search for safer and environmentally friendly pet products began. Here are just a few of them below. From chew toys, to pet beds, cleaner litter, healthier bath time and food- pets of all kinds can live green right along with us.
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Beer for the Discerning Dog


Last year, a Napa Valley woman created beer for dogs from malted barley, water, and “beef flavor.” It’s called Happy Tail Ale and a six-pack retails for $8.99 at stores across the country. However, the Happy Tail Ale now has an import rival for the dog with a discerning palate. To find out how to treat your pet to a special indulgence, read on.
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World's First Allergy Free Cat Can Now Be Yours


ALLERCA kittensALLERCA kittensSome people who are afflicted with cat allergies get itchy or runny eyes, plugged up noses and may even be plagued with shortness of breath. I break out in hives all over my exposed areas. Our cat rubs up against my legs: bloop! bloop! bloop! You can almost instantly see the repugnant patches popping up all over the place. But there is no reason to suffer anymore. Thanks to the company Allerca, Allergy affected cat lovers like me can now purchase the world’s first hypoallergenic cats!
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Cutest Dog Halloween Parade


It’s that time of year again when ghosts and goblins and Flappers and Ninjas hit the streets in search of loot. Halloween is upon us, so it’s time to get those thinking caps on to help dream up the perfect costume for the loved ones in your family.

For years, I have gussied up our dogs for the holiday so they can join in on the festivities. We have a pair of pups, so we usually opt for theme costumes. We have had Hula Boy and Hula Girl. (Yes, my dog did don a coconut bra.) I’ve rounded up some adorable costume ideas for you here to get you going on your Halloween brainstorming. read more »

Adorable Animal Backpacks


frogfrogBackpacks were always a big hit at my house. Both my boys love wearing them. I guess it makes them feel like big kids.

I think these pictures say it all. Is it possible for someone to make a cuter backpack? (I would love to see a link if these are not the cutest ones you've seen). read more »

Unleashing the Newest Pet Products


Busy Buddy ToysFido will beg to be put in the doghouse if his pad is equipped with these innovative new pet toys. read more »

Are You Cutting Your Dog Short?


Need to Groom Your Dog without hurting it?

Our Guest Blogger Lexy Schuh is a stay-at-home mother and an ex-teacher trying to enrich herself through her many writing projects. She has written about a clever pet care innovation for readers of AmericanInventorSpot.com.

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Invention Contest for Pet Products (yes, another one)


 

My Pet IdeaMy Pet IdeaDrs. Foster & Smith Partners with PetSafe to Present "My Pet Idea" $25,000 Pet Product Invention Contest Starts Today

RHINELANDER, WI - September 6, 2006 - Have you ever wished you had a product for your pet that hasn't been invented yet? Now you have the chance to help bring that product to market and win up to $25,000 - just for having a great idea for your dog or cat!

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Invention Contest for Pet Products


PetsPetsShure Pets, a direct seller of pet products, is having its first animal product invention contest. Shure Pets is inviting all animal lovers to submit any ideas for revolutionary pet products.



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The Lazy Person's Tools for Pet Care


Dog Powered ScooterDog Powered ScooterLooking for an easier way to take care of your pet?

These days we humans are busier than ever, and we have become accustomed to letting technology handle most of our laborious tasks. We've even begun using it to manage our pets, so we don't have to spend repetitive hours walking, feeding, training, playing, toileting, and locating Fido and our felines?

We can harness their bounding energy, see what they are up to remotely, and train them without even trying. Take a look at these six ingenious ways our pets can survive our neglect and practically take care of themselves. read more »

Wackiest Products for Your Dog

It is clear, we are a nation of extreme wealth. Otherwise, we would not lavish the type of dollars we do to keep our dogs "happy". At times, I think dog owners are simply crazy, not just crazy about their dogs...just crazy, cuckoo, wacko - as in not quite in touch with reality. I may be wrong. But then, could you please explain to me these wacky products for your dog:

Um... Pigeon Pageant? The Animal Video of the Day!!!

Pretty pigeons?  Who would'a thunk it?