We’re on a mission to realize the potential of the animals we live with

When it comes to other minds, we’ve barely scratched the surface of what’s possible. Our tools are designed to enrich the lives of animals we know well, such as dogs and cats, while strengthening the bond they have with us humans. We were inspired in the fall of 2019 by speech language pathologist Christina Hunger, who showed the world that tools for communicating with non-verbal children can also work to help us communicate with dogs. 

Enriching lives and strengthening connections

CleverPet is a San Diego, California intelligent pet company that designs and manufactures the FluentPet System. The FluentPet System combines sound buttons and purposefully designed tiles to enable people to enrich their relationships with their dogs (or other animals!).

CleverPet also designs and manufactures the CleverPet Hub, a category-creating product already in thousands of homes—that uses software to train and engage dogs and cats.

We are a company founded by PhD’s in the cognitive sciences who are bringing the latest software-based behavior training technologies to the consumer market. Our passion is using software and science to enrich, by an order of magnitude, humanity’s connection to the companion animals we love.

Learn what’s possible

Join us as we discover, together, just how much animals (whom we call ‘learners’) can do and figure out what’s going on in their heads!

Communicate and connect with your learner through customizable record-and-play buttons.

Three principles express our mission

  • 1

    Animals have complex inner lives.

    Curiosity, fear, excitement, and boredom are not restricted to humans. Animals feel many of the same emotions that we do, and deserve to lead full, happy lives.

  • 2

    Together, we can achieve rich communication with animals.

    While animals may never speak as we do, tools can enable us to better understand what each other is thinking and feeling.

  • 3

    By understanding animals we better understand ourselves.

    There are far more similarities than differences between us and our animal cousins. Each time we realize something about what a dog or other animal can do we’re reminded that we’ve only scratched the surface of what they're capable of. Every lesson we learn about how animal minds thrive gives us an opportunity to learn about how we too can flourish.

Help us realize their potential


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