PetGuide’s Best New Dog Product of 2018: Petrics Smart Bed Ecosystem

Welcome to our 1st annual PetGuide Best Of Awards! We’ve seen A LOT of great pet products over this past year, whether it was while doing our own research, visiting trade shows or if word of a cool new gadget came across our news desk. The pet industry is growing at a fascinating speed, and we’re here every step of the way to make sure our fellow pet parents are kept in the loop. So, we decided to feature the products that promise to be life-changing, for our furry friends and their owners alike. Winners were decided upon based on innovation, features, ease-of-use, durability, design, and functionality. In the category Best New Dog Product of 2018, The Petrics Smart Bed Ecosystem won us over with its revolutionary technology and visionary mission to help pets have longer and healthier lives.

Combining the experience and expertise of pet nutritionists and veterinarians with the latest in the healthcare technology, Petrics was able to create a one-of-a-kind pet product- or rather, an ecosystem of products. At the very core of the ecosystem, there is the Petrics app, that allows you to see and utilize data sent from their two other products, climate controlled Smart Pet Bed and Activity Tracker collar. Additionally, the free smartphone app acts as a treasure trove of pet nutrition information, giving you access to over 15,000 pet foods and information on over 17,000 ingredients.

The Petrics Smart Bed Ecosystem empowers pet parents to make informed decisions about their fur baby’s well-being by offering detailed health and nutrition information that’s tailored to their pet’s unique needs. With a few swipes on your smartphone, you’ll know your dog’s calorie burn, behavior changes, and even be able to adjust the temperature of their bed to the optimal one. It’s all there at the tips of your fingers! But the ease of use and innovation are not only reserved for the “brain of the operation”- the app. The accompanying Petrics products also wowed us with its functionality, impressive design, and innovative features.

The world’s first smart pet bed by Petrics is not just a comfy spot for your pooch to take a nap in after a long day of playing fetch. The technologically-advanced design allows it to tracks pet’s weight, rest and activity all in one. The Petrics Smart Pet Bed features a built-in scale, as well as thermostatic heating and cooling. Through the app, you’ll be able to keep track of your pet’s health and provide them the optimal comfort with a simple click. The gathered unique data about your dog’s breed, weight and the climate in your area will ensure that your Husky is not getting too toasty or that you Chihuahua is shivering when the temperatures drop at night.

The last piece of this puzzle is the Petrics Activity tracker, a novel wearable tech for your four-legged companion. The discreet but powerful gadget is easily attached to your dog’s collar or harness, from where it relays pets’ caloric burn rate and rest levels, as well as other health metrics, directly to the app. Combined with the Petrics Smart Bed and Activity Tracker, you’ll be able to monitor your pet’s behavior and health at all times.

The idea behind the Petrics Ecosystem is to help pet parents catch any red flags on time, preventing minor health issues from escalating as well as noticing major problems early enough for them to be treated. The tailored information gives both you and your veterinarian an insight into your pet’s health that you wouldn’t be able to have otherwise. But, the most important result of the Petrics Smart Bed Ecosystem might be the role it plays in preventing and treating pet obesity. Lower quality of life and the rise of preventable chronic diseases in cats and dogs have been the burning issue of the last decade, and putting a stop to the constant rise of pet obesity has become a goal of all animal lovers and experts.

This is what earned Petrics Smart Bed Ecosystem our Best New Dog Product of 2018 award. Not only that this groundbreaking technology makes it easier for pet parents to keep track of their pet’s health and needs, but it is also completely dedicated to elevating the quality of our furry bestie’s life. With companies and products like these, the future of pet industry certainly seems bright!


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