Heavy (or automatic) petting?

We live in an era of automation.  There’s a machine for just about everything.

Would you want a machine to take over the ‘job’ of petting your dog?  Woodworker Matt Thompson of Michigan thinks so.

Here’s his prototype design…

Nice idea?

I’m not sure if all the dogs would approve.  My greyhound, Izzy, likes to be petted while laying  in her (or my) bed.

Kathleen Crisley, Fear-Free certified professional and specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand

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