The City of Gallup, New Mexico has determined that the robotic dog requested for Fire Safety and Education purposes a sole source for the following reasons:
A description of the required function that substantiates the sole source determination is as follows:
1.) Item is a specially designed dog in a battery motorized small pumper fire truck and is a familiar and effective tool used for the education for children of all ages for fire safety.
2.) No other vendors were found to provide such product that includes robotic dog as well it being in a motorized fire truck for easy transportation of robot.