After pitching the startup to an audience of investors, retailers and the pet care leaders at Purina at Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s largest trade show, Because Animals emerged as the grand prize winner of the 2020 Pet Care Innovation Prize.
From ingredient innovations to streamlining veterinary care, the finalists for the 2019 Pet Care Innovation Prize are taking innovative approaches to give pets and pet owners new options in feeding, treating, understanding, caring for and interacting with their dogs and cats. For the third time in as many years, the pet lovers at Purina are helping give promising pet care startups…
Obe creates smart products and services that make it easier to keep pets healthier and happier. Obe’s flagship product is ProBowl, which combines a dishwasher safe bowl and a smart base that connects to WiFi and a mobile app.
FetchFind is the #1 training solution for pet care businesses. The startup was a Winner of the first Pet Care Innovation Prize competition, winning $10,000, an all-expenses paid Pet Care Business Boot Camp for founder Jamie Migdal, and visibility with investors and industry leaders.
PupPod makes dog toys for the Internet age. Their first product, the PupPod Wobbler, is a smartphone-connected puzzle toy for dogs. As dogs interact with the toy, they earn treats from a human or Bluetooth dispenser and the game gets harder as a dog gets smarter.
K9 Fit Club is a lifestyle company dedicated to creating good health, fitness and wellness of dogs and their people. The startup was a Winner of the first Pet Care Innovation Prize competition, winning $10,000, an all-expenses paid Pet Care Business Boot Camp for founder Tricia Montgomery, and visibility with investors and industry leaders.