I don’t own a dog, but if I did, I bet I would accidentally overfeed it. That’s because every time it would look at me with those big brown eyes, begging for another meal, I’d go ahead and feed it. Again. And again.
I hear real dog owners also get played by their pets. Fido looks at one owner with hungry eyes and gets a meal and then, later that day, does the same act for the housemate, who also feeds Fido.
YaDoggie could end this charade. The tiny upstart dog food company unveiled the YaDoggie Smart Scoop and app on Wednesday. Together they keep track of when you’ve fed your dog and, naturally, when it’s time to order more dog food.
The Smart Scoop, which starts shipping this holiday season, comes free with the first order of YaDoggie dog food. It looks and feels like a regular dog food scoop. Inside, though, is a Bluetooth radio to connect with your phone and an accelerator to keep track of what you’re doing with the scoop.
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