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Litterbox Zaps Bacteria, Germs and Odor

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There is finally a new product on the way to market that is truly revolutionary. I think when you see what this product does, you'll be as excited as I am to have one in your home.

For years, litterboxes have been the bane of a cat owner's existence. Destroying litterbox odors, eliminating eggs from worms and parasites, and eliminating germs and bacteria are the critical areas that technology has not been able to improve on.

Until now. Inventor and long-time cat-owner Stewart Lovenvirth, has developed a revolutionary cat litter box, titled LitterZap, which has been proven to be safe, sanitary and disease-free. The model utilizes powerful bursts of UV-C light to eradicate bacteria lurking in and around your pets litter box. Here are the highlights:

  • Eliminates flea, tick and lice eggs.
  • Eliminates hookworm, roundworm and other creepy crawlies.
  • Eliminates germs, viruses, bacteria, parasites and reduces odor.
  • Increases life of litter by 25-30%.

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New Technology for Controlling Pet Disease

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The findings of a noted graduate and Ultraviolet (UV) Researcher of Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Wladyslaw Kowalski, PhD, P.E., were recently profiled in the news and shows the effectiveness of PetAirapy products in controlling and preventing allergies and diseases in pets.

Dr. Kowalski, P.E. has determined the effectiveness of PetAirapy products on an array of pet diseases and allergens affecting dogs, cats, birds, and other pets as well as their owners.

"PetAirapy™ has taken the lead in this important area of infection control for pets and has focused on solutions that have the greatest promise and potential for controlling airborne and surface-borne pathogens,” said Dr. Kowalski, P.E.

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Faux Fidos Mimic Real Dog Behavior

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Imagine the delight residents in several St. Louis nursing homes recently experienced when a dog, tail wagging cheerfully, pranced into their community rooms. Like all well-socialized dogs, this mutt, named Aibo, responded to the elderly residents’ petting and praise. But there’s a big difference between Aibo and the typical terrier. Aibo is a robotic dog. Although rover robots could never replace a real, live dog, new findings do suggest they might help alleviate loneliness when owning an actual dog is not possible.

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