Category Archives: Dog Product Reviews

Lots of Excitement over Marley and Me

   I guess I’m not the only one excited about the release of “Marley and Me”.  I plan on seeing in Tuesday night, so I’ll let you know on Wednesday what I thought.  (Although I’m not particularly fond of Owen Wilson, the male lead – hope that doesn’t ruin it for me.)

Anyways, here’s just a bit of the news I’ve seen recently about the movie.

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Robot cleans up dog hair

There’s a new robot on the market, designed specifically to clean up pet hair.  A new level of housekeeping technology, or is it “for the dogs”?

iRobot Corporation, the makers of the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, have just introduced the Roomba Pet vacuuming robot. It’s designed to pick up hair and other stuff left behind by pets, with a large sweeper bin to hold lots of Fido-fur and special cleaning tools to clean hair and dander from the brushes.

At nearly $400 it may not be a bargain, but for someone continually challenged by the amount of dog hair around the house it might be just the thing!  It could also be a cool gift for any dog owners who are also “gadget geek” that love to have the latest electronic devices.

Robot-vacuum specially designed to deal with dog hair

Dog-Lover = Car-Buyer???

Honda has decided that a key demographic of potential car buyers in Japan is that they love dogs!  (Of course, who doesn’t?)  In fact, the Japanese have more dogs and cats than they do children under the age of 15.  As a result, Honda has begun designing cars specifically to be canine-friendly and even has a website devoted to the initiative:  (It’s in Japanese, but you can look at the pictures.)

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Bottled Water for the Dogs

Flavored Water for Fido!
You can’t just reach into the fridge at 7-11 and grab a regular ‘ol bottled water anymore. There seem to be more flavors of water these days than kinds of pop. Jumping on the latest trend is a new brand from Colt Beverages, Inc. called Fortifido, variety of bottled, flavored goodness for you dog.

The bottle water for Fido comes in four flavors, each full of vitamins and minerals to supplement your dog’s food nutritional plan.

The four Fantastic Fortifido Flavors are:

  • HEALTHY BONES: (Peanut Butter Flavored) Formulated with Calcium added to help maintain healthy bones in adult dogs.
  • FRESH BREATH: (Spearmint Flavored) With Spearmint added for fresh breath for all stages of life.
  • HEALTHY JOINTS: (Lemongrass Flavored) Formulated with Nutrients added to to help maintain healthy joints in adult dogs.
  • HEALTHY SKIN: (Parsley Flavored) Formulated with Zinc added to help maintain healthy skin for all stages of life.

Fortifido will be available at retailers soon.