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U Student Designs Resilient and “Market-Viable” Dog Toy | Daily Utah Chronicle

U Student Designs Resilient and “Market-Viable” Dog Toy | Daily Utah Chronicle

dog-toyWhen Elpitha Tsoutsounakis, assistant professor in the U’s multi-disciplinary program, asked students to design a toy for a user of their choice, most students chose human subjects. Jilea Fobair, a junior in pre-multidisciplinary design, chose a dog.“She was really designing for two users,” Tsoutsounakis said, “the dog as the primary user and the dog’s human companion, who would also interact with the product.”Fobair’s product, a toy capable of withstanding five medium-to-large-sized canines, focuses on eliciting dogs’ instinctual curiosity.

Source: U Student Designs Resilient and “Market-Viable” Dog Toy – Daily Utah Chronicle