7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

Your dogs are taking over your gadgets. They scratch at your iPad, step on your laptop keyboard, and chew on your headphones. They need some gadgets of their own. Ones they can actually use. We got you covered.

7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

Garmin Astro GPS Dog Tracking System

If your dog breaks out of the house or yard a lot, Garmin's Astro system will let you keep tabs on that mutt's position in real time. Just slap the collar on Fido ahead of time and follow along with your handheld receiver until you find that furry, AWOL ball of joy. $650

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7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

Komfort Pets Climate-Controlled Pet Carrier

Winter is fast approaching, and your house gets even colder than the backyard you force poochie to take a dump in. Give your dog somewhere warm to sleep at night that isn't your bed. This pet carrier has a plate beneath its surface that keeps things nice and toasty. $160

7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

H2O Animal Hydration Aqua Buddy

Remembering to refill your dog's water bowl can be an issue when you're rushing out of the house every morning. But if you had one of these Aqua Buddy bowls that connects to a water hose and automatically refills itself, you'd have one less thing to worry about each day. $25

7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

iPet Glucose Monitoring Kit

Doggies get diabetes too. Unfortunately for you, they can't verbalize when they're feeling awful. If your dog suffers from this disorder, the glucose tester will make sure man's best friend is running at full speed. $105

7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

Takara Tomy Bowlingual Voice Dog Translator

Japanese knickknack maker Takara Tomy thinks it can decipher what your dog is saying. The question is, do you really want to know? And do you really want to translate the dog speech from Japanese to English? $280

7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

Walk4Life Pet Pedometer

Fitness is as important for dogs as it is humans. But while you're away, they mostly just lay around. Slap a pedometer on Mario Van Pupples and figure out whether or not he needs a walk. $15

7 Tools to Turn Your Dog Into a Pet of the Future

GoDogGo Automatic Ball Launcher

Playing fetch with your dog is fun for like 15 minutes. You can't be wasting your day tossing a ball for a creature whose appetite for retrieving can't be sated. GoDogGo will toss tennis balls until your pet can't stand on his own four feet, and if you train your him to return the balls back into the bucket, you'll be obligation free all day. $120