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February 8, 2016 by stuff.co.nz
Tails wag in US for Wellington firm Heyrex's doggy data service Heyrex's wireless monitoring devices have become a hit with vets which are using them to track and record dogs' behaviour after surgery, for weight loss programmes, and to manage dogs with medical issues that need regular vet supervision.
February 5, 2016 by PR LOG
West Towne Veterinary Center (WTVC) will hold their 7th annual “Pets Reducing for Rescues” Ideal Weight Contest that will kickoff March 5th, 2016 For the second year, Heyrex www.heyrex.com, a veterinary specific wearable biosensor for use in dogs & cats, will be avaialble to help monitor, document and improve weight loss success.
January 26, 2016 by Exporter
Wellington start-up markets wearable technology to global vets Wellington pet care company, Heyrex, has launched its wearable technology to the global veterinarian marketplace using the North American Veterinary Community Conference and Western Veterinary Conference in the US as the main platforms to introduce its unique veterinary service.
August, 2015 by News 3 At 10 | Newscasts - Channel3000.com
New technology that can help your dog lose weight and why veterinarians are calling it the fit bit for dogs. (View the teaser at 9.00 and the piece at 20:30)
May June 2015 issue of Dogs Life, Australia
HIGH-TECH hounds From tracking the distance of your daily walk to monitoring impotant factors of your dog's behaviour, high-tech collars are the next big thing in the pet industry.
November 7, 2014
Hydration on the go: Torus Auto-replenishing Water Bowl! I’ve posted about our Heyrex before, Cynder’s activity tracker, but we haven’t shown you the awesome Torus Water Bowl that we got at the same time!
October 14, 2014
Greyhounds and Gadgets "The first gadget is a New Zealand invention that is also pretty clever. It’s called Heyrex (hey rex geddit??) and is a full remote health monitoring solution for dogs. It uses a sensor that fits onto your dogs collar."
September 15, 2014
Does my dog really sleep all day? Her Heyrex suggests otherwise When I leave the house each morning I always think to myself that it’s ok, all the dogs are going to do is sleep all day and then get active again when I get home. Right? Wrong!
August 16, 2014
Revolutionary #tech for #pets -monitor #furbabies wellbeing with #Heyrex! #sp Heyrex is in fact a monitor that fits to a dog's regular collar, whether it's a regular collar or a harness. It serves to track your dog(s) behavior.
July 8, 2014
Heyrex Review by Puppytales Australia "Originally being a scientist, I love a bit of juicy data that helps to prove or disprove any ideas I have. So when Heyrex offered me one of their activity monitors I thought this was a great opportunity to see what Cress does each day and have a better insight into his wellbeing."
July 07, 2014
Heyrex Torus Ultimate Water Bowl- Coolest Product!! "The Heyrex Torus Water Bowl is definitely the COOLEST product ever seen on Hunter's Bark! We are constantly traveling to and from work, around the neighbourhood, sports events; anything and everything you can imagine!!"
July 07, 2014
The ultimate at home and travel water bowl for dogs "Their latest must-have at-home and travel accessory for pets comes from Heyrex. Torus created by Heyrex is a smart and easy way to keep the pups happy, with something ever so basic...fresh water!"
April 22, 2014
Heyrex goes ahead in leaps and bounds “You would be barking mad to underestimate this Wellington-born tech start-up. With a potential target market of more than 200 million dogs, Heyrex, which makes wireless monitoring devices for canines, is well on the way to being a leader in doggy data collection."
April 3, 2014
Dog Adventures reviews the Torus Bowl. “I’m always on the lookout for new and innovative products, so when Heyrex contacted me and asked if I would be interested in testing out their new water bowl Torus, that not only acted as a sealable container but also a self dispensing filtered water bowl, I couldn’t wait to try it!
Jennifer Phelan from Dog Adventures reviews the Heyrex Activity Monitor. “I’m so impressed with the product and the whole system from the device, ease of set up, ongoing alerts and website dashboard interface. I love being able to log in from work and see in real time what Kate is up to.”
December 17, 2013
Heyrex Gives Landsar Search Dogs Something To Wag Their Tails About Announcing an exciting new partnership, Wellington-based Heyrex is teaming up with New Zealand Land Search & Rescue Search Dogs (LandSAR Search Dogs), to provide behavioural monitoring devices to working canines that are out there performing demanding search and rescue duties.
November 25, 2013
Heyrex Announces Partnership with NZ LandSAR Search Dogs! Heyrex has announced that, from December 2013, it will begin working in Sponsorship Partnership with New Zealand LandSAR Search Dogs, NZ LandSAR is the volunteer organisation that provides land search and rescue services to the Police and LandSAR search dogs is a specialist group under LandSAR.
PetsMove.org offer several great prizes including a really cool tech gadget called HeyRex. HeyRex is a New Zealand based company that has developed (and released) a wearable device to monitor your dog’s activity, sleep, and scratching. SlimDoggy Jack has been wearing this for a few weeks.
Farming Press Drug Study for Arthritic Farm Dogs. Massey University Centre for Service and Working Dog Health has begun a drug study testing working farm dogs with arthritis. By Denise Gunn.
November 3, 2103
Schnauzer's silver screen debut. The once-unwanted giant schnauzer shot to fame last December as one of three SPCA dogs taught to drive a modified Mini. Footage went viral and offers of television and film work poured in from around the globe.
October 19, 2013
Activity monitors like Jawbone UP, FitBit, Shine are all the rage but imagine if there was one for your dog so they could let you know how they’re feeling? Well now there is and it’s called Heyrex and, like these human activity trackers, can provide vital information about your dog. Featured on Tech Guide, Australia.
October 16, 2013
Heyrex featured on For the Cool. For The Cool is the ultimate shopper's guide for gadget lovers. They explore and buy the coolest inventions in a colourful way. Featured on For the Cool.
October 8, 2013
I’ve always struggled to get my dog to drink out of a water bowl. We normally have to take frequent trips to a ‘running’ tap to keep Scooter hydrated. The new Heyrex Water Bowl was self-replenishing and kept the water fresh and cool in its outer rim, allowing just enough water to keep my dog’s thirst quenched. Featured on pawsandpedals.com.au.
October 1, 2013
Paws for thought. What does your dogs behaviour really reveal. Owning and looking after a pooch isn't always a walk in the park - especially when they're not feeling 100%. Heyrex is a new monitoring tool that revolutionises round-the-clock petcare. Featured in the Ponsonby News - October 2013.
September 18, 2013
Not another Dieting Book!! – How my Dog & I made it into a Book. I think it’s best summed up by a quote from Heyrex: Some fitness partners flake out, miss workouts, or make excuses. But here’s a partner that won’t… your dog. Factor your dog into the equation and you’ve found the perfect exercise buddy. Featured on pawsandpedals.com.au.
September 08, 2013
Heyrex is the Ultimate Fitness Tracker (For Dogs). Science has long since proven that the more we get out there and boogie, the healthier we are. Since human beings, contrary to popular belief, are animals this adage also holds true for our beloved pets. Featured on Crunchwear.com.
September 05, 2013
What does your dog's behaviour really reveal? Owning and looking after a pooch isn't always a walk in the park - especially when they're not feeling 100%. Featured in River City Press, Wanganui.
September 06, 2013
Heyrex, A Health and Fitness Tracker for Dogs. Heyrex is a sensor that you can attach to your dog’s collar to monitor their overall health, similar to the Fitbit or other holistic fitness trackers for humans. Featured Laughing Squid.
August 13, 2013
Design Culture Lab talks to our CIO, Phil Tanner about the relationship amongst people, animals and technologies.
July 28, 2013
Heyrex dog tag keeps tabs. A diagnostic dog collar that feeds data to vets is expected to trim owners' costs. Susan Edmunds from the NZ Herald explores the ins and outs of Heyrex.
July 12, 2013
Idealog. Despite what some dog-owners will have you believe, our canine friends can’t tell us how they're feeling. The way they behave, their likes, dislikes and habits are among the best indicators of their wellbeing.
July 07, 2013
More FM talks to CEO Nathan Lawrence about how the Heyrex activity monitor could help with your dogs health and wellbeing.
June 30, 2013
TV3 News Tech Bytes programme features the latest up and coming gadgets. This week Heyrex was featured, CEO Nathan Lawrence sums-up it up.
June 12, 2013
Latest device to protect your pooch. Heyrex a new canine tracking device could be a helpful tool for Wairarapa dog owners worried about their beloved pooch's health. Article about Heyrex is featured in the Wairarapa Times-Age.
June 11, 2013
Heyrex: Round the clock pet care. Heyrex is New Zealand made and designed, and uses wifi technology to monitor and watch over your dog 24/7. Article featured on www.therural.co.nz.
June 11, 2013
Heyrex device keeps owners in picture. The device, which locks onto a dog collar, enables owners to track the behaviour of their pets when they are alone. Article featured in the Northern Advocate.
June 11, 2013
Collaring health of dogs. A new canine tracking device could help identify ailments in sickly dogs, a Rotorua vet says. Article featured in the Rotorua Daily Post.
June 06, 2013
Changing the way dogs communicate with their owners. Have you ever wondered what your dog gets up to when your back’s turned? www.gloss.co.nz talk about how Heyrex can monitor your dog 24/7.
June 06, 2013
New health-monitoring tool for dogs. Designed by Kiwis and made in New Zealand, Heyrex is a truly revolutionary health-monitoring tool that watches over your dog 24/7. Featured on www.voxy.co.nz.
June 06, 2013
Heyrex Revolutionises Round-the-clock Petcare. Ever wondered what man’s best friend gets up to when your back’s turned - scratching, barking or pining for your return? Featured on scoop.co.nz.
April 29, 2013
Heyrex review. I walked into a pet shop a few months ago and a product caught my eye. The Heyrex, a device you can attach to your dog's collar and monitor its activities throughout the day.