PetPace, the provider of an innovative IoT smart collar for remote health monitoring and analysis of dogs and cats vital signs and activity, and Orivet, a leader in genetic testing of pets for building personalized wellness and prevention plans, today announced a strategic partnership aimed at offering veterinarians revolutionary tools for comprehensive, personalized patient care.
The new partnership also includes a distribution agreement, which will bring PetPace’s smart collar technology to veterinarians, animal care professionals and pet owners throughout Australia and New Zealand. At the same time, consumers in Europe and Asia will now have access to Orivet’s innovative genetic testing and life planning tools.
The two companies are global leaders in their respective fields, bringing innovative technology to help veterinarians provide unprecedented levels of medical care for dogs and cats. The combination of genetic analysis with remote monitoring and real-time alerting enable clinicians to offer, for the first time, a comprehensive solution for the prediction, prevention and timely detection of medical conditions throughout the lifetime of a pet.
PetPace developed a smart, non-invasive, sensor-rich collar for the continuous monitoring of a range of physiological and behavior attributes (temperature, pulse, respiration, activity, positions, calories, HRV – Heart Rate Variability), combined with an alert engine. Orivet Genetic Pet Care, based in Melbourne, Australia, has developed a unique capability of combining ancestry mapping, genetic markers and signalment data to create an effective,
personalized medical risk management programs for individual pets.
“This is another step in PetPace’s continued expansion to prime pet markets following overwhelming global interest,” PetPace CEO Avi Menkes said. “The synergy with Orivet’s products will now enable Australian and New Zealand veterinarians to offer cutting-edge, comprehensive approach to preventive medicine.”
“Technology advancements of recent years are now starting to penetrate the veterinary world,” said Dr. Noam Pik, BVSc, BMVS, MBA, MACVS, CEO of Orivet Genetic Pet Care. “We are very happy to add the PetPace Smart Collar to the portfolio of services we offer. The synergistic integration of our companies’ respective technologies places powerful new tools in the hands of veterinarians to offer their patients a higher standard of care.”
“We are very excited to join forces with Orivet to allow veterinarians to provide a new service to their clients and better health for their pets,” Menkes said.