Pet Humanization

Products traditionally reserved for humans are expanding into the animal world

Implications - People are increasingly treating animals like people, from wild birds and squirrels on birth control to bundling pets in Doggy Diapers similar to those worn by human infants. Pet fashion has advanced from knit sweaters to lace up sneakers and even wigs for dogs. This growing niche provides a major opportunity for companies willing to go animal
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Sex Dolls For Dogs
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Warm 141,611 Clicks Pub: Apr 19, 07
Sex Dolls For Dogs
Is your dog always trying to hump your leg? Are you always trying to peel your pooch off child and guests? Well, maybe its time to get your dog its own sexdoll. Gizmodo noted, "It's shaped like a dog… [More]
Doggy Diapers - The Wizzer Belly Band
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Average 9,385 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 07
Doggy Diapers
The Wizzer Belly Band
It's a guy thing. Now you won't have to apologize for little accidents when your canine companion decides to water your friend's sofa. The Wizzer Belly Band is a strap that velcros around your dog's waist… [More]
Fetch A Bubble - Chicken Scented Bubbles For Your Dog
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Average 8,493 Clicks Pub: Feb 27, 07
Fetch A Bubble
Chicken Scented Bubbles For Your Dog
One of the most bizarre pet toys out there is the new Gazillion Fetch a Bubble Machine by Gazillion. Loaded with chicken scented bubble solution, this gadget will amuse your pet by billowing out a bounty… [More]
Pet Bird Diapers - FlightSuits With "Poop Pouch"
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Mild 6,659 Clicks Pub: Nov 20, 07
Pet Bird Diapers
FlightSuits With "Poop Pouch"
Holy crap. When you thought pet products couldn't get more ridiculous, along comes the diaper for pet birds. The reusable FlightSuits are intended for indoor and outdoor use, and have patented "poop pouches."… [More]
Birth Control For Squirrels - UK Sterilization Plan
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Warm 5,871 Clicks Pub: Oct 4, 07
Birth Control For Squirrels
UK Sterilization Plan
In order to control the rapidly growing squirrel population, the UK is looking to have the rodents sterilized. With over five million grey squirrels darting about Britain, the government has decided to… [More]
Birth Control Pill For Pigeons - Hollywood Birds on OvoControl P
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Warm 6,965 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 07
Birth Control Pill For Pigeons
Hollywood Birds on OvoControl P
The birds are taking over! Hollywood has decided to put a stop to the outrageous growth of the pigeon population, and have decided that feeding them birth control pills is the answer. Mixed in with seeds,… [More]
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