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Invention of the Week #5: Doggie Fountain

Another cool invention this week from our partners at InventionHome.
This week’s featured invention is “Doggie Fountain”, which was invented by Tony Lytle of Larwill, IN.  Tony has a Utility Patent on file for his unique invention, which operates similar to a drinking fountain but is modified to provide clean, fresh water for friends of the four-legged variety.

Doggie Fountain hooks up easily to an outdoor hose, and features a paddle that is depressed by the dog’s paw in order to activate the water flow. With minimal training, the pet can easily learn how to use the device.  Sure beats the dirty (and often empty) water bowls of yester-year!  Tony has produced samples both in stainless steel and in plastic, and has sold in limited quantities. 

What do you think? 

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