pets

Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power…

3D Printing for Pet Products

3D printers can now be used to print a variety of pet products, toys and accessories. Name plates, hamster wheels, dog bones and bird perches are just a few of…

Middle School Students 3D Print a Wheelchair for a Special Kitten

As the owner of a one-eyed cat, I have a soft spot for animals that some might consider flawed or, well, a bit odd. So do the people at the…

3D Printed Surgical Models Can Be Used to Help Animals, Too

Most animal lovers have known the sorrow of losing a beloved pet. It’s horrible, especially when you have to make the decision to put an animal to sleep because of…

Pawsthetics Needs Your Help to Design and 3D Print Prostheses for Pets with Special Needs

Traditionally made prosthetic devices can cost the disabled community thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars, to have custom designed. But in the last few years 3D printing has…

3D Printed Pets Help Us Remember Our Favorite Furry (and Scaly) Companions

In Stephen King’s Pet Sematary (a 1983 book, 1989 film), a man first buries a beloved cat in a local cemetery in the hopes that rumors are true: the pet will be brought…

Customized 3D Printed Cat Water Dish Delights Designer’s Daughters and Cats

Pets, as any cat or dog owner knows, are part of the family. They can also be as needy and demanding as children, and often require creative solutions to keep…

Make Your Dog Happier with a 3D Printed Automated Dog Treat Feeder

People who don’t own a pet probably don’t know this, but there is a constant battle of wills happening each day in a home that has a dog living in…

Ringpet — Turn Photos of Your Cuddly Friends into 3D Printed Rings You Can Wear Wherever You Go

New customizable applications for 3D printing are emerging daily and new businesses are constantly forming around these applications. Whether it’s 3D selfies, 3D printed urns of your deceased loved ones,…

3D Printed Decor Makes This the First Fully 3D Printed Home…for Fish

I often romanticize 3D printing and our industry’s hope that we can completely customize our lives with it. To some extent, 3D printing can give us incredibly customized lives, even…

One Cat Can Rest Easy Again, Thanks to This 3D Printed Automatic Cat Feeder

3D printing really lends itself to those individuals with creative minds. I’m talking about people who have the ability to come up with an idea, put it on paper, and…

Foreverence Pets: Pay Tribute to Your Favorite Pet with a 3D Printed Urn or Keepsake

Many of us still look back to now-worn photographs of pets — usually one in particular — that made a huge impact on our lives. One or two framed pics…

Holiday Fish Care: Helios Labs Creates 3D Printed Automated Feeder

The folks at Helios Labs must have been reading my mind all the way from Thailand, as I perused the holiday aisles searching for a big gift with some wow…

Tesseract Design’s 3D Printed Mini-Headphones For Pets: When Guinea Pigs Need to Rock!

Oregon’s Tesseract Design is one of those companies that is obviously confident in their abilities both to encourage and foster tackling challenging projects with their clients, and then go right to the…

PetPrints3D Offers Individualized, 3D Printed Portraits of Our Beloved Pet Friends

There’s certainly nothing new about paying tribute to one’s beloved four-legged, winged or feathered friend. From extravagant portraits in oil of horses, hunting dogs, and over-indulged lapdogs commissioned by the…