Pet Lover Geek

Pet Lover Geek

What an exciting time to be a technology geek and a pet parent! There's a tech boom in the pet industry with innovative apps, websites and products, as well as cutting-edge scientific research and advances for fur kids. Pet Lover Geek digs into 21st century pet product tech trends. New and established pet parents will learn about new innovations, important scientific developments, fun, quirky and definitely geeky tools, products and services for their furry family members. Digital lost pet prevention and recovery tools help get missing pets home quickly. Robots, gadgets and gizmos are for you, your home and your pet. The science behind why what's good for you can be deadly for Fluffy. We feature websites and smartphone apps that are worth it, or are a waste of time and money. If it's geeky, techie, doggie and kitty, we'll be talking about it. Join Lorien Clemens and a menagerie of innovators, experts and pet enthusiasts as they talk tech on Pet Lover Geek.... Show More

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June 21, 2019 52 min
Launched in 2016, the Pet Care Innovation Prize is a competition to support and connect innovative early stage companies that have products and/or services already in market. The PCIP is powered by a global leader in pet care – Nestlé Purina PetCare. On this show, Lorien talks to the leader of the PCIP and the top five finalists for the 2019 prize!
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May 20, 2019 46 min
We all love puppies and love to watch them play and grow. But when we bring a new puppy into our home, do we really know what they need? On today’s show, Lorien will talk with experts about everything from training your puppy to what they should be eating, so that you can be best prepared to care for you newest furry family member.
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Being in the pet industry & attending lots of different pet product expos, I have seen how frequently new trends appear. Everything from raw diets to supplementation with things such as vitamins or CBD to safer packaging, the pet food industry is constantly changing and trying new things. But it can be hard to follow all of these changes and to know what is actually beneficial to your pet. Today Lorien talks with experts in the...
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December 28, 2018 56 min
Anyone who owns a dog, wishes that they could take them anywhere and everywhere. Sadly, most places still can’t or won’t allow dogs. That is where today's guests come into play. Lorien sits down and talks with four women who are working hard to make more dog friendly towns & cities across America.
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November 1, 2018 54 min
Our world is full of new technology these days. And with how fast the pet market is growing, the tech is bound to spill over to them too! We did some research and found some cool new techy products for pets and their parents. Lorien spends some time today talking with the people on the front line of these new businesses and shares all the geeky info with you!
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Just like humans, there are many pets out there with special needs. From blindness to paralysis to arthritis and injuries. Finding ways to help our disabled or special needs pets is crucial to giving them the best life possible. During this episode Lorien talks with some pawsome businesses about their products and how they are helping these pets be their best selves!
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We all know how much we love spending time with our pets. And we love to feel close to them. But bonding with pets is different than bonding with humans. Lorien sat down and chatted with some great people about how you can improve the bond with your pets (both canine & feline). Learn different techniques to help you and your furry family become closer than ever.
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Our world is full of technology these days everywhere you look companies are turning to tech. You can find an app or webservice for just about any business or need these days. And they can be extremely useful. But what about those same services for our pets? We got together some of the coolest apps and webservices for pets and talked with the experts behind them. Now you AND your pets can have whatever you need right at your finger...
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August 1, 2018 52 min
SuperZoo 2018 has come & gone and there was so much to see! Lorien and Tom headed down to Las Vegas to check out all the new and exciting pet products currently or coming to the market. Sit down with them and Amy Tokic & prepare to learn more about their exciting discoveries and the cool new pet products they are most excited about!
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Many of us love to hike. And most of us love to be able to take our four legged friends with us. But how do you know what to take? What steps do you need to take to make sure your pet will have an enjoyable and safe time? How can you find the best places to take your pups on an adventure with you? On today’s show we will be talking to some of the best in the biz when it comes to hiking with your beloved fur kids!
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We don’t ever want to think of our pets getting lost. We may even make excuses that our dog never leaves our side or our cat is too fearful of leaving our home. However, the sad reality is that many pets go missing every year and they don’t always make it back home. July is Lost Pet Prevention Month and this year’s theme is anxiety in pets. Today’s show is going to focus on companies, products, people, and organizations that tackle...
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June 15, 2018 57 min
Bringing a new dog into the home can be a big adventure. Knowing what steps to take, how to care for them, how to keep them safe, proper ID methods, and so much more! On today's show, Lorien will be talking with some experts in the field about all the important things you need to know when welcoming a new four-legged family member into your home!
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Today we will be talking about pet obesity. In the last few years, it’s reached epidemic status and it is not only costing pet parents a lot of money - it’s costing our fur kids their lives. Listen carefully as we dive into how to identify if our pets are overweight, how to reverse it if they are, and how you can prevent it in the first place.
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April 1, 2018 53 min
Last week I headed on over to Orlando Florida for Global Pet Expo 2018. Global Pet Expo holds over a thousand exhibitors featuring the newest products to hit the pet industry. Join me as I discuss with Amy Tokic, my findings and we dive into the latest innovations from the pet industry.
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This week, Lorien interviews lots of great people at VMX, the largest veterinary show in the United States. Join us to hear about all the exciting new innovations & geeky new pet products that were displayed at the show!
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December 18, 2017 58 min
Happy day pet lovers! In this winter-themed episode, we will be discussing the sport of dog mushing, winter and holiday pet safety, and some geeky gift ideas you can give your pet or your fellow pet lover friends and family this holiday season.
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December 11, 2017 56 min
We want to keep our cats happy and loved throughout their lives, so today we will go over products that can help strengthen your bond with your cat.
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December 4, 2017 56 min
We all want to give our dogs the best quality of life possible, so today we focus on toys and activities that will delight our furkids.
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November 22, 2017 55 min
Puppy mills are one of the most inhumane places you will find in the world. The puppies in these mills tend to be taken from their mothers too soon, don’t get the vaccinations they need, are not given a proper social environment with other dogs and people, and are left for hours in unsanitary environments. We invited several guests to speak about puppy mills, why they are still around, and most importantly what we all can do to sto...
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Today, we will glance at the latest research on animal health and well-being. Some research topics we will cover are the possible cure for feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), microbiomes in animals, inside the minds of dogs, and many others.
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