New Technology Enhances Dog-Human Communication

From Maria Goodavage’s brand new book Doctor Dogs, an excerpt in Wired probes the FIDO program at Georgia Institute of Technology’s Animal-Computer Interaction Lab. The epicenter of dog-human communication studies in the US, FIDO’s researchers have developed several prototype talking vest for dogs. They employ tabs and pulleys that trigger prerecorded statements that the wearer dog intends to convey. FIDO is also experimenting with touchscreens …

Pet Wellness Brand Happy Again’s Joint Care Supplements

Made in Germany to help with canine musculoskeletal issues

A story—and product—quite dear to us, Happy Again is a Berlin-based dog wellness company that we’ve been fans of for years. They’ve formulated a collagen, glucosamine and hyaluronic acid blend and bundled it in a supplement form. Its goal: to help dogs with joint issues to recover and thrive. We started testing Happy Again with Logan (who’s now almost 15 years old) a couple years …

Four&Sons’ Continued Exploration of Artists and Dogs

A look inside issue five of the charming Australian publication

Upon their debut in 2014, we fell in love with Four&Sons magazine; a biannual print publication focusing on creators and their canines (or canine inspirations). The profiles within—incorporating charming visuals—were more than a celebration of dogs. Each touched upon the intricacies of relationships artists have with their pets, oscillating between intellectual and emotional. The magazine is now on its fifth issue and they’ve come a …