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10 Best Robot Dogs and Robot Pets

Robot dogs are flying off the store shelves and for a good reason too. These fun toys are great for giving kids a pet to play with, without having to deal with any messy clean up or costly feeding.

Robot pets can help teach children about responsibilities, while they have fun and make a new friend. Due to the popularity of these toys, more varieties have emerged onto the market. Kids can have almost any animal that their heart desires.

There are dinosaurs, dogs, cats, tigers, monkeys and many more to choose from. Each of these robot pets have a set of tricks they can be taught for more interaction with kids. Some have hand command sensors while others use a controller or need the assistance of an app. The more time they spend with these critters, the more the robot dogs or pets will respond.

1 .FurReal Roarin’ Tyler

The newest addition to the FurReal Friends franchise is Tyler the Roaring Tiger. His fur is very soft and he has three sensors for play and reacting. Pet him and he gives a cute sound, or give him his favorite squeaky toy and he responds playfully. If you roar at Tyler or make a loud noise, then he will roar back just as loud. Tyler can move from crouching to standing and then back down to crouching for playful fun.

Ages: 4 and up

2. FurReal Makers Proto Max

This exciting new FurReal Friend has been created with STEM toys in mind. Proto Max is a coding robot toy that can be customized, by using an app on your smart device. This allows you to change his behavior, enhance his character, play games and teach him some fun tricks.

Ages: 6 and up

3. Zoomer Show Pony

Give your kid the pony they have been begging for with the new Zoomer Show Pony. This is one of the cutest robot pets and she is full of personality. Zoomer Pony can do tricks, trot around and dance. Feed her a sugar cube and she gets hyper and does her sugar dance. To calm her down, brush her hair. Her eyes are very expressive and can tell you what she is feeling or wanting. Teach her tricks and spend time with her for more interaction.

Ages: 5 and up

4. WowWee Chippies

The WowWee Chippies are the newest pups on the block from the popular toy maker. You can choose from three puppies a blue one, a black and gold accented one and a pink one. They love to show off their many tricks. Each Chippie comes with a bone shaped controller that let’s you choose how to play. They can guard your room, dance or when all together, they perform a howling song.

Ages: 5 and up

5. Zoomer Chimp

Searching for a realistic pet? Then look no further than the Zoomer Chimp. This fun and exciting chimp moves around like a real one. He rolls and flips with ease. He can also move on all fours. He is preinstalled with ten easy voice commands like stand, flip, let’s dance, chimp talk and go bananas. Zoomer Chimp has been programmed with progressive play, so his responses won’t always be the same. He has realistic face movements and his eyes change colors to tell you how he is feeling.

Ages: 5 and up

6. Miposaur

The Miposaur comes with a trackball that you can use for dancing, feeding or toss it and he will chase it. This robot dinosaur also responds to hand gestures, path tracing, direct drive and recognition. Open the Miposaur app on your smartphone or tablet and use it to play games and drive your dinosaur.

Ages: 8 and up

7. WowWee CHiP Robot Toy Dog

CHiP is a great first pet for kids and unsure parents. CHiP is a loyal companion who wants to play, he comes with a ball that you can roll and he will bring it back to you. Teach him tricks or just lift up his front paws and dance with him. CHiP comes with a bluetooth connected watch for you to wear. It has five buttons on it and can send out up to ten commands to CHiP for more ways to play.

Ages: 6 and up

8. FurReal Friends: Torch the Dragon

This dragon will win you over with it’s adorable personality and flame colored mist. Torch the dragon is a playful and loving friend that wants your attention. Torch responds to touch and has over fifty sound and motion combinations. Fill up his water tank and he will breath flame colored mist out of his mouth. Included is a color changing marshmallow that Torch with roast and then eat. Robot pets are so much fun to play with and Torch is no exception.

Ages: 4 and up

9. Zoomer Interactive Puppy

Meet Zoomer, the spotted robot dog who is ready to learn new tricks and play. Rarely are robot dogs bilingual, but Zoomer will understand you in English, French or Spanish. Call his name and he will come to you. You can teach him to sit, roll over, chase his tail and say ‘I Love You’. If Zoomer gets bored then he may wander off to find his own fun. Included USB cord recharges Zoomer for more playtime.

Ages: 5 and up

10. SainSmart Jr

The SainSmart Jr dog is available in black or pink comes with it’s own remote control and a long list of tricks and interactions. This robot dog can dance, sing, walk, lie down, shake head, wag tail, stretch, crawl, run and even pee. It is one of the more delicate toy robots, so it is recommended for older kids that can learn responsibility in taking care of their toys.

Ages: 6 and up

Last update on 2018-05-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API