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Thread: The iPod Goes To The Dogs... Literally

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    Default The iPod Goes To The Dogs... Literally



    There's lot of things we can do for our pets these days. We can pamper them endlessly, spoil them rotten, and even get them better health insurance than we have for ourselves. And thanks to a new product from Pet Acoustics, our pooches can now enjoy music from our iPods courtesy of My Pet Speaker.

    Why is this news? Because a lot of animal lovers (and there are a lot of them) will buy this. I've run the idea past a number of friends this weekend, and some are truly jazzed about it. So why is this speaker system better for our pets than, say, whatever sound system we presently have at home? Well, for starters (and this is according to the manufacturer's claims), given the sensitive ears that our furry little friends have, this animal-friendly speaker system is customized to help a variety of pets listen to the iPod with optimal quality.

    The 11-pound omni-directional speaker is promoted as being able to disburses music in 360 degrees so that animals can listen to music just as they would in nature.

    The speaker, which is available now for preorder - will run you about $250. From the looks of it, the control mechanisms haven't been designed for your pet to actually select which songs play and at a designated volume. You'll still have to take care of that. Fortunately, however, there are "backside buttons" that will help prevent your pets from actually getting into the operation panel.

    My Pet Speaker transforms your personal music library into pet-friendly tunes that soothe and relax dogs, cats, horses, and their people.
    You know, just the other day my horse was telling me that he's really bummed about the lack of quality speaker systems available for barnyard entertainment systems. I'll definitely have to tell him about this.

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    Puffy and Dutchs hae been asking for this since CHRISTMAS! They will be so happy now! hahaha

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    Anybody thinking about getting this for their wives is in for a bit of hiding really. Chuck that thought out now - come on u know u love ur dog more !!!

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    My dog would eat it in 15 minutes

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    Come on, really? lolz

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    Quote Originally Posted by Messany View Post
    There's lot of things we can do for our pets these days... even get them better health insurance than we have for ourselves.
    FWIW pet insurance is actually terrible, at least in the states. Unless you have no coverage, your insurance is better than your pet's
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    If i had a dog, I may consider this..but seeing as i Dont, its wayy to expensive!
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    imagine buying this and then realizing ur dog doesnt like the same music as u

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    To expensive for a dog toy lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
    My dog would eat it in 15 minutes
    I dont think if I got one it would do much better.
    Add me up on xbox live gamertag clikzip.

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    i have 3 pits... they'd be more apt to nom nom on that... maybe throw it around a bit... get their money's worth out of it. then i'd be stuck cleaning it up cuz according to them, "Humans are only good for one thing"

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    killall Terminal[]

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    ...able to disburses music in 360 degrees so that animals can listen to music just as they would in nature.
    Since when do wild animals in nature listen to
    music? Except, of course, the music of the jungle.

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    Will my pet like Metallica? I don't think so and it is useless.
    Last edited by awesomeSlayer; 02-15-2010 at 03:22 PM.
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