Interview: Jamie Knowles, Founder of Dog-Focused Travel Gear Company Roverlund

Discussing the developmental path for carriers and leashes that last

For their October 2019 brand launch, Roverlund introduced design-forward and durable dog carriers, inspired by wanderlust, as their hero product. The airline-friendly item features mountain-climbing rope handles and a plush internal dog bed and speaks volumes about their mission: to provide dog-owners with a long-lasting product as adventurous and exciting as their pets. Since the launch, Roverlund’s camouflage colorway has already sold out (restocked next …

Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Kids + Pets

Design-forward presents for all our favorite little loved ones

One commonality motivates our decision to link children and pets together for a gift guide: we provide love to all types of little ones unequivocally and unconditionally. From simple games to educational toys, delicious treats and uncommon treasures, we’ve included many of our favorites in this year’s Kids + Pets Gift Guide. It’s a collection of thoughtful, charming and well-made products to nourish those we …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Talking to dogs, flawless sound, architecture-inspired pleasure toys and the changing face of fashion

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 …