A Tokyo clothes maker has teamed up with veterinarians to create a wearable fan for pets to assist them get by the recent summers.
The machine consists of a small, gentle, battery-powered fan connected to a mesh garment that blows air across the animal’s physique.
It is the brainchild of Rei Uzawa, president of maternity put on producer Candy Mommy, who stated she needed to finish the tough occasions Chihuahuas had each time they went out for a stroll within the sweltering warmth.
“There was nearly no wet season this yr, so the recent days got here early, and in that sense, I feel we have developed a product that is proper for the market,” she stated.
After the wet season resulted in Tokyo in late June, the Japanese capital skilled its longest warmth wave on file, with temperatures reaching 35°C (95°F) for 9 days.
“I often use dry ice baggage[to keep the dog cool],” stated Mami Kumamoto, 48, who owns a small poodle and a terrier named Mako. However I feel it will be simpler to stroll my canine if we had this fan.”
Ozawa stated the machine debuted in early July, and Candy Mommy has obtained about 100 orders for the product.
It is available in 5 completely different sizes and is priced at 9,900 yen (£60).