Smart Home Technology For Pet Owners

Smart home technology brings benefits to modern consumers in many different ways. Here’s a few ways that smart home technology for pet owners can make life a little bit easier.

Indoor Security Cameras

Keeping an eye on your pet has never been easier with indoor security cameras. Many indoor cameras also feature two-way audio so that you can talk to your pets as well. Indoor cameras a very affordable, with solutions such as the Zmodo Indoor Camera for less than $45.

Self-Cleaning Litter Boxes

The absolute worst part of owning a cat is having to clean the litter box. Modern technology is making more palatable for those who can afford it. There are a few products out on the market, while the newest option making a splash is the LavvieBot – announced at CES 2019. This device retails for $379.

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Pet Doors

Pet doors have been around for a long time. Smart technology is adding features to make pet doors safer for pets and their owners. Retailing for $149, the PetSafe Electronic SmartDoor has the capability to sense when your pet is nearby and unlock, and than lock again when your pet leaves.

Automatic Pet Feeders

Feeding your pet is getting easier as well. The PetSafe Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder, retailing on Amazon for $199, has a number of smart features, including a low food sensor, Alexa-enabled replenishment, and meal-time scheduling.

These are all just a few examples of what smart home technology brings to pet owners. Other options include using your smart speakers to order pet supplies when they run out or play music for your pets when you are away.

The amount of smart home technology for pet owners keeps growing and growing. How are you using smart technology to make your life as a pet owner easier? Reach out to us to let us know!

I am a husband, father, and tech enthusiast living in Saratoga County, New York. I have spent the past 10 years (and counting!) honing my technical skills traveling the United States as a technical specialist for a software company out of Albany, NY. In addition to that, I've spent the past two and a half years implementing affordable smart home solutions in my home.

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