StarWalk™ is an app-based activity-monitoring device for dogs that is designed to motivate you to spend more time with your dog to achieve health and fitness goals. In addition to reporting a dog’s daily activity, the devise also has a blinking reminder feature, allowing you to set alerts to remind you of veterinarian visits, when to administer medication, doggy play dates as well as see a visual progress indicator for daily fitness goals. The lightweight device attaches to any dog’s collar and works for dogs of all sizes. Once synced with the free downloadable app, the StarWalk uses an advanced accelerometer that measures you dog’s steps, activity levels and calories burned. The app is compatible with all Bluetooth 4.0 devices, Android 4.3 and up, and iOS 7.0. www.iqpetcollar.com.
The Eco Kitty Comet from Honest Pet Products is truly natural fun for your cat. Made with all new materials, Eco Kitty Comet cat toy features a natural clip to use as a handle while playing with your kitty or to clip onto object for independent play. The 30 inches of durable, pet-safe twine attaches to a 1 ½-in. solid hand-felted wool ball, which comes in assorted colors and provides natural lanolin scent cats love. The “tail” is composed of colorful natural hemp twine and four safely secured jingle bells for extra fun. www.honestpetproducts.com
There is a winner every time when dogs play Lucky Dog Slots from Outward Hound. Offering an exciting and interactive new play pattern for dogs, this game not only engages dogs with up-and-active stimulating play but also portions dog food kibble for slow-feeding fun. Modeled after the classic slot machine play, the new dog game features three kibble chambers and a paw-press treat releaser. Bring out the genius in your dog with Outward Hound’s interactive, treat-seeking puzzles and exercise toys. www.outwardhound.com
Vitakraft Sunseed’a Purrk!® Playfuls are a variety of stimulating cat toys that come with or contain Feline Silvervine®, a nontoxic East Asian plant that tends to elicit euphoric responses in cats. There are Door Dangles for solo or handheld fun. Fuzzy, bat-able, Deep Sea Bugs and Desert Bugs come with Silvervine powder for sprinkling on them. (Refills packets are also available and come with a bonus fuzzy mouse). Frisky Fish, Marvy Mouse and Perky Bird are plastic toys infused with Silvervine. www.vitakraftsunseed.com
TurboPUP is a premium, lightweight, compact and “Complete K9 Meal on the Go” that is formulated to sustain energy throughout the day. Created for those who take their dogs everywhere, including long day hikes and backpacking trips, the meal bars are made with 100 percent American-sourced, grain-free, all natural, human-grade ingredients. They’re safe for sensitive stomachs and can be interchangeable with regular dog food. Available in bars come in a one or two-bar packs the meal bars come in two flavors, bacon and peanut butter. www.turbopup.com
Keep your cats active and entertained with Pioneer Pet’s Peek-a-Prize Toy Box. Designed to engage cats’ natural hunting instincts, the box’s partially hidden toys encourages felines to go on a hunting expedition. Available in two sizes, large with three holes per side and 16 on top, and small with two holes per side and nine on top, the boxes are made from durable wood and come with two toys each. You can make the Peek-a-Prize box even more engaging by dropping in your cat’s favorite treats or catnip. www.pioneerpet.com