Stay Connected – Even with “Back to School” Looming Apparently, it is time to start thinking about returning to our non-summer routine. Can it really be time to prepare for kids heading back to class? Back to School represents one of the biggest changes in people’s lives. Routines change, lives change, the number of people in your pack changes and the lives of your pets will also change. With shorter than human memories, the changes can be tough to handle – their world has been filled with all of their pack mates (mom, dad, human siblings in addition to their four-leg siblings) [...]
PetChatz and DOGTV are collaborating with the Center for Shelter Dogs at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University on a 12-month study of dogs in two New England animal shelters to determine if the presence of dog-oriented video can improve the welfare and quality of life of these dogs.
Target Open House is located in America’s tech hub of San Francisco. It is a place to experiment with and purchase products, learn about possibilities and connect with creators. Consider it your home for opportunities, built to show you just how to bring them to life. PetChatz HD and PawCall is now featured at the Target Open House. This opportunity gives consumers a chance to try out the experience first-hand. They will learn about the ability for pet parents to contact their fur-children. We are honored to featured with technology including Amazon Echo, Google Home, Roomba, Ring and several others. PetChatz [...]
Do you know what’s most important in life to your dog? Maybe your dog could obsessively play fetch for hours, pig out on “people food” (or virtually anything that’s barely edible!), or is dedicated to winning the battle of wits with the squirrels in your backyard. (more…)
Dogs Recognize Familiar Faces from Images So far the specialized skill for recognizing facial features holistically has been assumed to be a quality that only humans and possibly primates possess. Although it’s well known that faces and eye contact play an important role in the communication between dogs and humans, this was the first study, where facial recognition of dogs was investigated with eye movement tracking. (more…)