Portable device and process to automatically cleanse and dry pets

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8186307
APP PUB NO 20110061602A1
SERIAL NO

12840519

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Abstract

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Portable grooming and spray devices and processes to automatically cleanse (wash, rinse, and purify) and dry pets are disclosed. A portable grooming device comprises a housing container and situated inside the housing container is a portable spray device having a pet-shape body with four legs. The four legs of the portable spray device safely constrain pets' movements inside the portable spray device throughout various processes to cleanse and dry the pets. The portable spray device comprises plurality of connectors for connecting various apparatus for supplying water, liquid composition, air flow, and the like to the portable spray device. The portable spray device comprises a spray device cavity and plurality of spray nozzles where the spray device cavity channels the water, liquid composition, and air flow to the plurality of spray nozzles and the spray nozzles spray the water, liquid composition, and air flow on a pet's neck, body, tail, and four legs to cleanse and dry the pet. The portable spray device can be used separately or as part of the portable grooming device. The portable grooming device and the portable spray device are formed by rectangular or cylindrical shape sheets of light fiber glass and plastic materials. The processes to automatically cleanse and dry a pet comprise wash, rinse, purify, and dry cycles where the spray nozzles of the portable spray device spray the water, liquid composition, and air flow on the pet's neck, body, tail, and four legs from all directions to ensure the pet's neck, body, tail, and four legs are thoroughly clean and dry.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Moharram, Omayma Elsayed Carleton Place, CA 2 4
Montasser, Soher St. Albert, CA 1 3

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CHUCK, LLC (1)
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* 8757096 Animal drying apparatus and methods thereof 0 2011
* 2012/0312,246 ANIMAL DRYING APPARATUS AND METHODS THEREOF 1 2011
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