Doggle sells goggles to protect dogs eyes from the sun and wind. The goggles are designed specifically for the unique facial features of a dog. Lenses are UV resistant, shatterproof and antifog. The company makes over US$3 million in annual sales.
7. Pet rocks
As unbelievable as it sounds, in 1976 a business made US$ 15 million in their first six months of selling pet rocks. The rocks come with a complete care guide and food as well. The purchase of a pet rock became a fad which eventually died out.Another company started selling them last year.
8. Bed Bug Barriers
Australian, Tony Abrams, became a millionaire by inventing barriers for underneath the legs of a bed to prevent bed bugs from crawling up. He also sells a range of other products to prevent bed bug bites. He was motivated to start the business after the Sydney Olympic Games which resulted in an infestation of bed bugs.
This gives urban farmers an opportunity to test their skills at raising chickens before actually buying all the equipment. The idea behind the business is to reduce your chances of being left with chickens and a coop when you discover you actually do not enjoy keeping chickens.
10. The Pet Loo
This square of fake grass with a waste containment system underneath is making waves in the US and Australia. People living in apartments are buying them for their pets to use in between walks. Last year they saw a 53% increase in sales.