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For a pet without the expense or time commitment, the new WowWee Dog-E is a remarkably smart and customizable robot canine. Each bot has unique features, such as eye color and shape, and even personality traits and preferences, and the app-compatible pet responds to your interactions and remembers them, building memories and learning new tricks—all without the need for early-­morning walks. Still, prepare to become attached. “You love your [actual] dog for its unique, quirky personality,” says Andrew Yanofsky, vice president of marketing and operations at WowWee. “And our dogs are one in a million.

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