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Swift Paws is an interactive pet toy for your best friend. Your dog (or cat) will love this exciting game of chase... and you will too!
Swift Paws is an interactive pet toy for your best friend. Your dog (or cat) will love this exciting game of chase... and you will too!
362 backers pledged $73,608 to help bring this project to life.

Happy Holidays!

Posted by swiftpaws (Creator)
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It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Regardless of where you live, or what you celebrate, we want to wish you a great Holiday season. We can't believe 2018 is nearly over, and we absolutely can't wait for what 2019 will bring! 


 

Unfortunately, we have to tell all of you that SwiftPaws will not be shipping before the end of the year. We did everything we could, but it's just not going to come together in time. 

However, this has been a week of great news.

We (finally) received word this week that the tool changes for our plastics have been completed and that we will be receiving new samples soon. Once we approve the samples, it takes only 3 short weeks to make all of our production plastics!

We've also had some awesome news on the circuit boards and motors. After LOTS of testing we just weren't happy with the overall performance. As much as we were hoping to ship SwiftPaws before the end of the year, we could not allow ourselves to make something that we wouldn't be happy to use for our own pups. Luckily, the team helping develop this didn't give up, and just yesterday we were able to test out a completely new iteration of the boards/motor/software and all we can say is, "Wow!" SwiftPaws finally looks, feels, and RUNS like we always dreamed it would.

We're really excited to share the video below with all of you. In it you can see our production plastics (first samples) and all of our production parts including the new boards etc. in action!

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Everything is coming together

This means that we will be in full-blown production towards the end of Dec/early January. We know the wait has been SO HARD and that all of your pups wish they already had SwiftPaws to play with, but we can't thank you all enough for hanging in there with us. 

We promise to keep the updates coming

As we get closer and closer to shipment we promise to keep you all updated. If you're shipping address has changed, now is a good time to send us your new information.

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    1. swiftpaws Creator on

      Hi Sandi, email us Louie's new address and we will be sure to update it! You can email us at info@swiftpaws.com

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      Sandi on

      Louie is waiting patiently, we have recently moved and he wants to make sure you have the new address. How would we get that updated with you?

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      Marie Shea on

      Happy Holidays Meghan and Piper. Thanks for the great pic. Willie is anxiously waiting for his swiftpaws, but I told him you can't rush things. Meghan wants to get it right so you can have lots of fun with your swiftpaws without it breaking. Thanks for all the hard work, Meghan.

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      Reggie Correll on

      It will be worth the wait!!!!

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      Lindsey Ballenger on

      Thank you for your dedication to putting out a quality product. Leroy and Loretta are anxiously awaiting their swift paws and I know they'd be much more disappointed with something not up to par than they would to get it later. Happy holidays!!!

    6. Lauren on

      I wouldn’t have backed the item knowing it would take this long.

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      Mary Thrasher on

      Hang in there Megan you'll get it right! Make sure it's Dare proof!

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      Andy Lindquist on

      I agree I’d rather see it delayed and come right the first time. Thanks for all your efforts at making this a product we will all love! Look forward to your new commercial unit as well!

    9. Dan Murphy on

      Delays are painful,we're all so anxious! I believe in getting it right the 1st time, though! Continue on the road to high quality every step of the way! HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL