Dog Activated Fountain

Celia and Paige : )

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Purpose

  • Entertainment of the dogs
  • Gives them fresh water when playing

Patent Information

- Invented by - Thomas and Victoria Egel

  • priority - 2/26/07
  • filing - 2/26/08
  • publication - 8/28/08

Uses

  • Gives dogs fresh water
  • Less work for dog owners
- used then and now
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Innovations

None

Positives and Negatives

Positives


  • Less work for owners.


Negatives


  • Could stop working
  • get contaminated
  • dogs could be confused.

STEM

Science

Discovery of water, electricity,and plastic


Technology

Creating a device that will automatically give water with the touch of a dogs paw


Engineering

A motion sensing device, with a plastic cover, and a fountain spout


Math

What is the optimal shape, height, and forces of the dog's paw

Possible Changes

  • make it so every dog can use the machine
  • making the fountain portable
  • a lock on harmful chemicals getting into the water
  • different sizes of fountain for all breeds of dogs