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10 selections of dog-type robots|Introducing AI-equipped robots, selection criteria, word of mouth, etc.!

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As AI permeates our lives, many “dog-like robots” are being created to replace real pets.

“AIBO” is a dog-like robot that has been known for a long time, but did you know that more dog-like robots are being produced today?

This time, we will introduce 10 recommended products of such “dog robots”. .

Table of Contents

  • 3 benefits of owning a dog robot
    • Can be kept in homes where pets are prohibited
    • Do not bark or bite
    • Easy to care for
  • How to choose a dog robot
    • Choose by type (memo: robot type, plush toy type)
    • Choose by price (memo: rental, purchase)
    • Choose by functionality (memo: voice recognition function)
    • Choose according to the purpose (memo: caregiver or child’s playmate)
  • In recent years, AI-equipped dog-type robots have also appeared!
  • [Instead of pets! 】 Dog type robot recommended 10 selections
    • ①Hello! Zoomer Beagle dog (supports 90 languages ​​including Japanese and English)
    • ② AIBO
    • ③ Stunt dog
    • ④ Call action My dog ​​Mocha
    • ⑤ Walk together Shiba Inu Brown
    • ⑥Fur Real Trick Love Puppy Ricky
    • ⑦ My Dream Puppy Snuggles
    • ⑧Aukfa『Robot Dog』
    • ⑨ BANDAI (Bandai) “Smart Pet”
    • ⑩ Freedom “Pet Robot Puppy”
  • In conclusion

3 benefits of owning a dog robot

There are three benefits to buying a dog-type robot.

  1. Can be kept in homes where pets are prohibited
  2. Do not bark or bite
  3. Easy to care for

I will explain below.

Can be kept in homes where pets are prohibited

Since dog-type robots are not living pets, they can be kept in homes where pets are prohibited. Recommended for those who wanted to keep a pet but could not because it is prohibited. The gestures are just like the real thing, so if you don’t mind a robot, please consider purchasing one.

Do not bark or bite

Unlike real pets, robot dogs do not bite or bark. It doesn’t bark, so it doesn’t bother the neighbors, and it doesn’t bite, so it’s safe for acquaintances to visit.

Easy to care for

Unlike a real dog, there is no need to feed or change the litter box when raising a dog-like robot.

The main care is only light commands and securing a place to keep. Even those who are worried about taking care of a real dog can rest assured.

How to choose a dog robot

The criteria for choosing a dog-type robot are the following four.

  1. choose by type
  2. choose by price
  3. Choose by functionality
  4. Choose according to your needs

Now let’s talk about it below.

Choose by type (memo: robot type, plush toy type)

There are two main types of dog-type robots.

  • Robot mold
  • Stuffed toy mold

The big difference is the difference in appearance, from an inorganic robot-shaped robot to a robot that looks like a real stuffed toy.

Please choose according to your taste.

Choose by price (memo: rental, purchase)

Some robots are expensive, some are cheap, some can be rented.

There is a rental service for AIBO, which is perfect for people who want to touch and see what they can buy. It costs 10,000 yen per week, so it’s expensive for some people, but for those who want to use it, they don’t want to lose money after buying it, so it’s a good deal.

When purchasing a robot, the expensive one is about 200,000 yen. If it is cheap, it can be purchased for about 3000 yen.

Choose by functionality (memo: voice recognition function)

Robots have different functions. Some robots can recognize spoken words. As a function installed in the dog-type robot,

  • Speaking function
  • Voice recognition 
  • Touch function
  • Dance
  • Dark
  • AI-powered
  • Wagging tail

There are mainly functions such as There are robots that do not have all the functions I just mentioned, and there are robots that have various functions.

Choose according to the purpose (memo: caregiver or child’s playmate)

What is the purpose of purchasing the robot? Are you buying for the elderly or for your child’s playmate?

Let’s consider what kind of robot to buy according to the purpose. Depending on the robot, it will be expensive, and it is important to check the application.

In recent years, AI-equipped dog-type robots have also appeared!

In recent years, not only dog-type robots, but also ones equipped with AI have appeared.

By installing AI, the accuracy of voice recognition is improved, and the personality of the robot changes depending on the environment in which it is nurtured, making it possible to move like the real thing.

High-performance robots are expensive, so please consider carefully when purchasing.

[Instead of pets! 】 Dog type robot recommended 10 selections

I will introduce 10 dog-type robots.

  1. Hello! Zoomer Beagle dog (supports 90 languages ​​including Japanese and English)
  2. AIBO
  3. stunt dog
  4. Calling Action Pet Dog Mocha-chan
  5. Take a walk together Shiba Inu-kun Brown
  6. Fur Real Tricklove Puppy Ricky
  7. My Dream Puppy Snuggles
  8. Aukfa “Robot Dog”
  9. BANDAI (Bandai) “Smart Pet”
  10. Freedom “Pet Robot Puppy”

Now let’s talk about it below.

①Hello! Zoomer Beagle dog (supports 90 languages ​​including Japanese and English)

“Hello! Zoomer Beagle Dog” supports 90 languages, including Japanese, and is characterized by its ability to understand words and move cutely.

It can be charged using a USB charging cable. When the eyes turn green, it is a signal that charging is complete. You can play for 20-30 minutes on a single charge.

The price is 16,500 yen.

② AIBO

“AIBO”, which was released by SONY from 1999 to 2006, was revived in January 2018 after an interval of 12 years.

The main feature of the new “AIBO” is that the AI ​​built into the main body learns how to interact with its owner, and grows with its individuality.

③ Stunt dog

“Stand Dog” is a dog-type robot that anyone can operate and play immediately. A toy that can be played both indoors and outdoors.

Press the ‘programming’ button on the remote control to customize your performance to your liking.

The main unit requires 4 AA alkaline batteries. Voice instructions are in English only. It is easy to respond to high-pitched voices of children and pronunciation of native speakers. The price is 5,980 yen.

④ Call action My dog ​​Mocha

“My dog ​​Mocha-chan” is a robot dog with a fluffy coat that takes action in response to a call. With the voice recognition function, it responds to 8 types of calls. Respond to other commands by barking.

The price is 5,480 yen.

⑤ Walk together Shiba Inu Brown

“Walk Together Shiba Inu-kun Brown” is a battery-operated stuffed toy dog ​​sold by Mothergarden.

When you hold the handle, you can start walking and take a walk together. You can also play without the lead. If you call out in a loud voice or stroke its head or body, it will respond randomly.

The price is 3,980 yen.

⑥Fur Real Trick Love Puppy Ricky

“Ricky the Puppy” is a puppy pet robot that makes over 100 different sounds and actions. It reacts like a real dog.

It also comes with an attached toy, so it feels like you are really taking care of a small child.

⑦ My Dream Puppy Snuggles

My Dream Puppy Snuggles

“My Dream Puppy Snuggles” are dreamy pets that move like real puppies.

The movement is very realistic, and when you drink milk, it makes a gurgling sound, and if you lay it on its back or side, it will snore while moving its stomach up and down and sleep comfortably.

Requires 4 AAA alkaline batteries. The price is 16,800 yen.

⑧Aukfa『Robot Dog』

Aukfa "Robot Dog"

“RobotDog” is a robot dog with a sound system.

You can control it freely by using the wireless remote control. In addition, both eyes are emoji display, which stimulates children’s interest.

⑨ BANDAI (Bandai) “Smart Pet”

“Smart Pet” is a next-generation dog-type robot whose face is an iPhone. By downloading a dedicated application, you can enjoy a wide range of play linked with your iPhone.

Currently, the application “Smart Pet” has ended its service, and the smart pet site service has also ended.

⑩ Freedom “Pet Robot Puppy”

“Pet Robot Puppy” is the latest version of a dog-shaped robot with more functions than other radio-controlled robots.

When you touch the head, the robot dog will shake its head and tail and say words like “Wow”.

By using the remote control, you can sing and dance from basic actions.

The price is 6,500 yen.

In conclusion

This time, I explained about the robot dog. We introduced robots with various characteristics, but did you find a robot that you were interested in?

If you go to a store, you will have the opportunity to touch a dog-shaped robot that uses AI. If you have a consumer electronics store near you, please go and try it out.

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