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For those who have everything: A four-paw workout

A $499 treadmill designed exclusively for pudgy dogs — and more in our collection of bizarrely elite consumer products

How do you walk your Wheaten Terrier if it's raining, and he digs in his paws? How do you get a portly Pomeranian to slim down? Consider the DogPacer ($499), a canine treadmill that its manufacturer bills, rather threateningly, as "your dog's other best friend." If the price seems high, you should know that an underwater doggie treadmill — for pets who prefer aquatic exercise — would set you back a cool $40,000. Source: Associated Press