List of robotic dogs
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Robotic dogs are robots designed to resemble dogs in appearance and behavior, usually incorporating canine characteristics such as barking or tail-wagging. In addition, many such "dogs" have appeared as toys and in fiction.
Military and research
- BigDog, quadruped robot created by Boston Dynamics with funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency that is capable of traversing varied terrain and maintaining its balance on ice and snow.
- LittleDog, another Boston Dynamics' robot that is much smaller than the original BigDog project.
- Rhex, hexapod robot.
- Canid, quadruped with a flexible spine created by the US Army Research Laboratory and UPenn.
- Cheetah, DARPA M3 program with a Boston Dynamics hydraulic quadruped and the MIT created electric Cheetah
- HyQ, hydraulic quadruped robot able to run up to 2 m/s, developed by the Advanced Robotics Department of the IIT (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)
- SCARAB, climbing and walking quadruped robot FSU
- Rise, hexapod
- Titan, several versions of this quadruped were created
- MR4, quadruped robot
- Scout I & II
- Cheeter (robot)
- Tekken1
- pQ3
- AIBO (Sony)
- Big Scratch & Little Scratch (Trendmasters)
- Build Your Own Robo Pup
- Bow-wow
- Genibo, robotic dog produced by the Korean company Dasatech.
- I-Cybie (Silverlit Electronics)
- iDog (Hasbro) and (Tiger Electronics)
- iDog amp'd (Hasbro) and (Tiger Electronics)
- iDog Clip (Hasbro) and (Tiger Electronics)
- iDog Dance (Hasbro) and (Tiger Electronics)
- iDog soft speaker (Hasbro) and (Tiger Electronics)
- Lucky the Incredible Wonder Pup (Zizzle)
- Mio Pup (Tiger Electronics) An "emoto-tronic" robot pet with over 100 "eye-cons" to show its feelings
- Pleo, pet robot with artificial intelligence.
- Poo-Chi (Tiger Electronics)
- Robopet (WowWee)
- Rocket the Wonder Dog (Fisher Price)
- Smartpet, robot dog that uses an iPhone to be powered
- Space Dog (KO CO)
- Spotbot, retro style robotic dog
- Tekno the Robotic Puppy Appeared on the cover of Time magazine
- Teksta Popular in the 1990s, this toy was intended to be able to perform card tricks and respond to commands.
- Wrex the Dawg , robot dog
- Zoomer & Friends
- I Robot, available in three different types i.e. DuoDuo, Lele, QiQi
Joinmax Digital Robot Dog JM-DOG-001], offered as a semi-assembled kit (no soldering required) at $331, it offers a 15 servo-based impressive freedom of motion. Control is possible through a serial connection to the included controller board, or through simple commands sequences stored in memory.
- Flip over dogs, tere are many examples of many flip-over dogs designed to look like robots, such as F.I.D.O and Sparky.
- AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion) a military scouting robot with dog like characteristics in the 2000 film Red Planet
- Aineko (Robotic Cat), from Charles Stross's Accelerando
- Bhakti, Vanille's pet robot from Final Fantasy XIII
- Bolts, from Alexander Key's 1966 book, small dog whose head was so small the electronic brain needed to be trimmed.
- C.H.O.M.P.S. (Canine Home Protection System) in the eponymous film from 1979.
- Cyber Mastiffs, used by the Adeptus Aribites in Warhammer 40,000
- Dog, Alyx's robotic pet, has several canine characteristics and was featured in the video games Half-life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, and Half-Life 2: Episode Two.
- Dogbot, robot dog from the Ford Fiesta commercials
- Dynomutt, Blue Falcon's robotic dog from the animated Hanna-Barbera television show.
- GIR, crazy alien robot who disguised himself as a green dog in the show Invader Zim.
- Goddard, from the Jimmy Neutron Movie and TV series.
- K-9, the Doctor's portable computer and robot, from the British BBC Television series Doctor Who, as well as the spin-offs K-9 and Company and K-9.
- Mr. Fuzzy from the Internet webcomic Dandy & Company
- Muffit II, Daggit from Battlestar Galactica.
- Preston, Wendolene's robot dog from the 1995 animated Wallace and Gromit film A Close Shave. Both K-9 and Preston were created by Bob Baker.
- Rags, Miles Monroe's pet in the Woody Allen movie Sleeper, who speaks (and woofs) with a human voice.
- Rat Thing, from Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash
- RIC [Robotic Interactive Canine], Power Rangers sidekick / weapon in Power Rangers Space Patrol Delta.
- Robutt, from Isaac Asimov's short story "A Boy's Best Friend."
- Rover, Lunar Jim's Robot dog in the children's animation series of the same name.
- Runner, a rather large robot in the shape of a dog, pet and loyal friend of Grubb, from the PC role-playing video game Septerra Core.
- Rush and Treble from the Mega Man classic series
- Rusty, from the 1960s Swift comic strip "The Phantom Patrol".
- Wolf, from the Metal Gear Rising Reveagamce
- Serendipity Dog, from the 1960s/70s BBC science-themed children's television series Tom Tom.
- Slamhounds, robotic assassins in the novel Count Zero by William Gibson
- Sparkplug, the Sari´s robot dog, like hasbro's toys in Transformers Animated.
- In the Super NES video game Secret of Evermore, the protagonist's pet dog takes the form of a robot in some areas.
- The Mechanical Hound, a robotic hunter killer who serves the firemen as a scent hound in the book Fahrenheit 451. Its mouth conceals a syringe containing tranquilizers.
- Toby, the robot dog who was the companion of Halo Jones in the classic comic story The Ballad of Halo Jones.
- Yatterking, Yatterbull, and Yatteryokozuna three robotic dogs in Yatterman
- FENRIS Mechs from Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3, also a DLC dog companion in ME3n
- Rex from Fallout: New Vegas, a "cyberhound" that can be recruited as a companion from The King in Freeside
- K-9 from Fallout 2, a "cyberdog" who was created by Dr. Schreber, available as a companion upon the player repairing it.
- Servo, a transforming robot emergency-response dog from Transformers Rescue Bots.
- Fairfield Industrial Dog Object, FIDO large animated Fairfield Australian dog sculpture
- MC Chris wrote a song named robotdog, describing his adventures with his robotic Aibo that takes over his life.