RoboPet Hackery

The RoboPetWe found an old RoboPet lurking, forgotten, in the bottom of a box recently. Wowwee, Inc started making these around 2005, but they have since been discontinued (replaced by a cuter, cuddlier, smarter doggie with a better collection of sensors. Just look at the smug little bastard.)

We felt sorry for our poor robot, being so heartlessly obsoleted and disowned by its parents, and decided that he needs to become a part of our family. To make this possible requires altering him to add functionality and to repair some of the pretty awful design limitations he was born with.

So let’s begin!