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WeatherTech's founder lost three dogs to cancer. He says his new pet bowls are safe enough for a human.

WeatherTech founder David MacNeil, who built an unlikely car floor mat manufacturing empire in suburban Bolingbrook, Ill., is launching his latest pet project this week: ergonomic dog and cat bowls.

Billed as a "revolutionary pet feeding system," PetComfort features an elevated plastic stand and mat, two oblong stainless steel bowls and a lofty price tag: $90 to $150 each, depending on size.

Like he does with his floor mats, MacNeil is touting a "made in America" product - and the jobs that go with it.

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