TAIPEI, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sniffy Labs, a startup primarily based in Rochester, NY specializing in growing pet expertise to enhance the connection between people and animals, introduces Sniffy App – a canine coaching app that gives custom-made, skilled, on-demand canine coaching and assist for canine house owners who lack coaching expertise.
Sniffy is rigorously programmed to create coaching plans tailor-made to every canine proprietor’s wants and to show customers scientifically confirmed strategies to coach canine. This distinctive and revolutionary product has been chosen by Taiwan Tech Enviornment (TTA) as one of many 100 featured Taiwanese startups showcased at CES 2021.
By canine house owners, for canine house owners
“Sniffy is a cellular app (iOS & Android) that gives canine house owners with skilled, custom-made, on-demand canine coaching and assist. It’s backed by licensed canine trainers and behaviorists, and provides scientific coaching content material and interactive in-app coaching applications that may be simply adopted at residence or in your canine stroll.
Sniffy creates tailor-made canine coaching plans to show canine house owners how one can prepare their canine repeatedly at residence. The app additionally helps canine house owners observe their coaching progress and keep consistency via your entire coaching course of.
Sniffy’s coaching relies on setting your canine up for achievement whereas utilizing confirmed, positive-reinforcement and non-punishment-based coaching strategies. “It’s skilled and efficient in addition to straightforward and pleasurable,” stated Sniffy Labs Co-Founder & President Howard Shyng, who’s at present elevating a 4-year outdated Border Collie.
Enhancing relationships between pets and people
The Sniffy app options custom-made coaching plans that assist customers set their coaching objectives corresponding to obedience, agility, and habits correction primarily based on their wants and their canine’s situation. It additionally offers a day by day routine throughout which you and your canine want to finish day by day apply and classes. The app will regulate the routine primarily based in your enter concerning your canine’s efficiency within the day by day coaching session.
Sniffy has a progress tracker that enables customers to maintain tabs on each side of coaching. It is possible for you to to catch up in case you fall behind with the coaching.
For these with a couple of canine, Sniffy permits customers to create a number of canine profiles with custom-made plans for every canine as nicely.
There are brief skilled video tutorials to get your canine educated. The coaching information will likely be synced to all relations’ gadgets so that each one members can take pleasure in doing coaching.
Sniffy can assist cut back deserted canine with correct coaching
Shyng talked about how he began Sniffy. “I got here to the U.S. to pursue my grasp’s diploma in Human-Laptop Interplay at Rochester Institute of Expertise (RIT), the place I met my greatest good friend and most vital enterprise accomplice, Ting. We all the time did class initiatives collectively and obtained good grades. The heavy workload of faculty initiatives didn’t make me overlook my dream. I needed to use expertise I might realized in school to constructing an app for canine.”
“I knew in regards to the significance of strolling a canine twice day by day. Nonetheless, my guess was that plenty of house owners do not stroll their canine sufficient as a result of canine strolling may be very boring when it turns into a day by day routine. Then I requested Ting if she needed to develop an app that might make canine strolling extra enjoyable to encourage house owners. As an animal lover, Ting thought this was an attention-grabbing and significant challenge and determined to affix. We named our staff Sniffy and commenced our startup journey.” After going via an accelerator at RIT, Sniffy pivoted this enterprise thought to higher mirror its buyer discovery outcomes and began the creation of Sniffy App. The staff firmly believes that there’s potential for canine coaching within the pet business.
Shyng stated that the commonest motive house owners abandon their canine is behavioral points, with about 47% of canine in shelters deserted due to not behaving nicely. “In consequence, we envisioned making skilled canine coaching sources accessible to each canine proprietor and offering tailor-made plans to suit each their wants and their canine’s studying curve. One thing like this could make it very potential that canine change into nice relations via coaching and house owners by no means contemplate abandoning their furry buddies.”
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