Your furry friend needs to be taken care of. When the dog is happy, it will likely make you happy. Some ways to keep the dog happy is to ensure it is healthy, it gets the right food, it exercises, and it is kept busy when you are away from home. The following apps help you keep your dog happy.
Dog Health Tracking Apps
This apps helps you keep track of your dog’s medications, growth, vaccination, allergies, weight, and any other details that help you keep your pet healthy. If you love keeping your dog in tip-top health and you do not want to keep a physical diary, this might be right for you.
ASPCA is a free app that is ideal for those living in areas prone to natural disasters. The app keeps all your dog’s medical records, making them accessible to you any time. Again, it offers handy guides on how to take care of your dog during natural disasters.
Pet Care services is a free iPhone app that lets you track the nearest vet care services, especially when you are traveling with your furry friend. Through the app, you can also track pet-friendly hotels, pet stores, and groomers across Canada. The app is ideal for Canadians who travel with their pets.
Pet Master Pro is free for iPhone users and costs a few dollars for Android users. The app allows you to store and manage your dog’s medical details, including vaccination, medications, insurance, weight, and many more. It is an ideal app for pet owners who do not need to keep a book diary for their dogs.
5. Pet Phone
Pet Home was designed to help dog owners keep track of their dog’s health. You can use the app to track your dog’s vet appointments, food preferences, allergies, and much more. You can use it for multiple dogs.
PetMD is as famous as WebMD but for pets. The website offers simple, but actionable pet health advice, and they have an app to make the details even more exciting. You can also ask questions on your dog’s health and get professional answers.
PupTox is not free, but it is worth its cost. It lists foods, plants, and chemicals that can harm or even kill your dog if ingested. Even better, it offers one-click phone access to poison hotlines for dogs. If you are not sure of things that can harm your dog, download this app.
Vet On Demand gives you access to vet specialists when you need them. If your dog is not feeling well, you can call a vet and get real-time video consultation. The vet will give you advice on how to handle your dog. If you need to take care of dog health emergencies, this app might be the right choice.
This app teaches you how to give first aid to your dog. It shows you how to check common symptoms and shows videos on how to take care of your dog during emergencies. You can also locate emergency animal hospitals and set up appointments. Download this app if you need to take care of dog health emergencies.
PetCoach gives you access the licensed dog trainers and vets any day of the week. You can consult these professionals in case of emergencies and ask about symptoms, first aid, and much. Download the app if you need to take care of your pet’s health emergencies.
Petoxins has the same features as PupTox; it gives you a long list of substances considered to be toxic for dogs. If you just relocated from your home and moved to an area with different flora and fauna, consider this app to keep your dog safe.
Banfield is an app that helps you track and record your pet’s health issues. It maintains a record of all the details you enter, helping you compile the medical history of your dog. The next time you take your dog to the vet, you will have all the records for the vet to check.
13. Dog Health
This is a simple app that keeps records of all your dog’s health issues including vaccination, planned visits to the vet, and any other issues. If you ever take your dog to the vet, all you need to do is present details on this app.
This encyclopedia is a visual guide that shows you how to take care of your dog from the first day when it is a puppy to old age. It offers tips on food, grooming, and exercise routines to keep your dog in top shape.
15. Dog Symptom
The app from DevSupport has an extensive list of articles on dog health. If your dog gets sick, all you have to do is check the symptoms against one of the articles on the app. This will help you perform first aid on the dog before taking it to a vet.
16. Pet Journal
Pet Journal was developed to help you take care of your pet. On the app, you can keep records of your pet’s medical history, vaccination, treatments, and vet visits among others.
Dog Tracking Apps
Are you afraid that your furry friend will run off? Install any of these tracking apps to help you locate your dog with ease.
Tagg, the Pet Tracker, gives you directions to where your dog is in case it ever runs away from home. It also allows you to track the health and diet. However, you will need a hardware tracker for this app.
This app is a bit different in that it is usually used to track the movement of animals in the wild. You can collect animal movement data and use that data when you need to travel or hike with your dog.
This app was designed to track not only pets but also people. If you are not interested in buying expensive dog collars and monitoring devices, you can buy a cheap Android phone and attach it to your dog.
Garmin Tracker app needs to work with a Garmin pet tracker. Garmin is a famous company thanks to its watches and its in-car GPS navigation systems. If you love Garmin devices, get their app, and start tracking your dog.
This is a simple app that lets you track your dog’s location at any time of day. The app works perfectly with different dog collars and gives you a position in seconds. Again, the tracking is live and will not show wrong locations. If you already have a dog collar, this is an excellent app for you.
You can use this app to track data when you are walking with your dog. The data you collect will be stored online for easy access. You can also use the app to track your dog if it ever gets lost.
This app works with most GPS dog collars on the market. The app is simple to use and gives you instant details on your dog’s location. You can use it if you need an easy-to-use dog tracking solution.
8. Dog Tracks
While this app will not help you track the exact location of your dog, it will help you track your dog’s movements. With this app, you can follow the route your dog takes when it is taking a walk with you so you can know where to look in case the dog gets lost.
Tracker is an excellent app for tracking your dog. However, the app is available at a hefty subscription fee and as such, not ideal for all dog owners. If you hunt or hike with your dog and you do not worry about the hefty subscription fees, download this app.
Dog Training Apps
Dogo is a simple app that gives you daily tricks and exercises to try on your dog. The app also allows you to contact professional dog trainers to get advice on pups that are challenging to train. Even better, you can take part in challenges with other dog owners.
If your dog barks every time they hear a noise, you can use the TrainAway app to train them. The app is designed to prevent negative reactions from your dog whenever it hears a sound. This will be the right apps for dog owners whose dogs won’s stop barking.
Puppr, created by Sara Carson, is a simple app that lets you train your puppy with great ease. The app is easy to use, and according to reviews, it turns you into a dog trainer. The app also shows you how to reinforce dog behavior positively.
Puppy Coach 101 was designed for puppies. The app gives you actionable tips and exercises to engage your puppy in to make it a pro in no time. Again the app is easy to use.
This is a smart dog trainer app that is offered with a dog collar. The dog collar works perfectly through vibrations, tones, and electric pulses. Using the app, you can train your dog even when it is 70 feet away. If, for instance, you see the dog digging, you can stop that from the app.
6. Social Puppy
If you need to reinforce your puppy positively, this might be the right app. You only need 12 weeks to complete all the dog training exercises offered in the app. After that, your puppy will have turned into a pro.
Dog Tricks and Bark machine was designed to help dog owners reinforce positive behavior and teach new tricks to their dogs. It also shows simple practices such as jumping up on friends or barking at them. It is so easy to teach your dog using this app.
If you need your dog in tip-top shape, the P5 dog training app might be a right choice for you. On installing the app, you can create a profile for your dog and set fitness goals. You can then use the app to train your dog and track its progress in strength, tricks, obedience, and agility.
9. iClicker/ Dog Clicker Training
Clicker training makes it easy to train your dog through positive and negative reinforcement feedback. It plays particular sounds such as doorbells and toy squeaks to reinforce certain types of behavior on your furry friend. It is an excellent app if you need to reinforce the behavior.
Apps for Dog Sitting and Dog Walking
Do you need to go on a vacation and do not know where to leave your dog? Any of these apps will help you locate a dog sitter or a dog walker.
Rover is one of the most popular pet care service apps. With RoverRover, you can request for a pet sitter or pet walker when you can’t do it. Again, if you are good at dog walking/sitting, you can seek employment with RoverRover.
Fetch! is an app that connects dog owners with walkers/sitters. You can log onto the app and search for a dog sitter or dog walker based on your location. Get the app if you will be going on vacation soon.
Wag! is an app that connects you to professional pet sitters, trainers, and walkers. Unlike other businesses, Wag! trains their sitters/walkers and then insures them for the job. The app might be right for you if you need the services of professionals.
On Local dog walker, you can log on and look at the profiles of different dog walkers and choose one. This way, you have a wide choice of walkers. The app is easy to use and it only connects you to walkers in your local area.
Petsits works the same way as LocalDogWalker; the site connects dog owners to dog sitters or walkers. If you need a walker, you log onto the app and search for a walker in your local area.
This is a simple app when you need to contact professionals to learn how to walk your dog and engage your dog in simple exercises. However, the app offers more as it allows you to track your dog’s health and daily activities.
Pawshake is a simple app that helps you to locate and hire a professional pet sitter near where you stay. On the app, you will see profiles of different pet sitters and choose one. It is an excellent app if you need a local pet sitter.
8. Dog Walk
Dog Walk will not connect you to dog walker but will instead help you track the movements and route your dog takes during a walk. You can also take photos of the walk to make the walk more enjoyable. It is great if you walk your dog.
PetBacker is an app that connects dog walkers, dog sitters, and dog trainers with dog owners in their local area. The app is easy to use and lets you see profiles of different pet sitters and walkers.
You can only use DogHero in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. The app is designed to connect dog parents to sitters, walkers and trainers. If you are in any of these three countries, try out DogHero.
11. Mad Paws
Mad Paws connects thousands of dog parents and dog sitters and walkers in Australia. You can search for local dig sitters or walkers and connect with other pet owners for play dates. You can always get advice from other dog parents and professionals from the app.
Pawpular is a pet social app that connects pet parents and pets. You can use it to plan playdates, find a lost pet, find pet social activities, do pet shopping, find doggy day care and pet grooming services, and much more. It is a great app if you need to take care of your dog.
If you find it challenging to choose a pet sitter who is trustworthy, this app will help you find a good pet sitter. It is a global pet app helping you find a pet sitter in your local area and far. You will love this app if you are traveling and you need someone to sit your pet while you take care of other businesses.
Apps to Find Dog Parks and Dog-Friendly Hotels
Pooch has an extensive list of dog friendly parks, hotels and businesses from different parts of the world. You can also use the app to locate playdates for your dog. The app is easy to use and ideal when you need to travel with your dog.
This is another great app when you are looking for pet-friendly hotels, parks and businesses. No matter where you are in the world, the app will help you locate a park or a hotel that will accommodate your dog. Choose this app if you travel a lot with your dog.
If you need to see whether there are dogs in a park near you, this is the app to use. It is a great app if you need to plan playdates for your dog. It shows you a list of details for the dogs you are likely to find in the park you will visit.
This is a simple app that connects you to all parks near where you are. All the parks you see on the app are connected to Yelp allowing you to see reviews from other dog parents. It is another great app for dog owners who travel with their dogs.
DogFriendly has been in operation since 1998 offering handy information to dog owners who travel a lot with their dogs. On the app, you can find details such as dog friendly parks, hotels, and businesses. You are also offered handy guides on how to travel with your dog.
Instead of taking your dog to an empty park, you can use this app to locate parks near you that have other dogs. It is a great app for dog owners whose dogs love playing with similar-sized dogs. The app shows park details from parks all over the world.
7. Meet My Dog
Meet my dog is a free social app for you and your dog. The app allows you to see who is at the park so you can take your dog to play with other dogs and you can also find someone to talk about dogs with. It is a great app for dogs that love playing with other dogs.
This free app shows a list of dog-friendly places that you can take your dog or any other pet. The app is easy to use and all you have to do is search your location. It might be an ideal app for you if you are looking for interesting places to visit with your dog.
If you love traveling with your dog, DogMap will show you a list of all places you can visit with your dog. Besides, it shows you vet shops, grooming shops, and dog salons among other places related to dogs.
If you need a social network for dogs, then Dogalize is an app for you. The app lets you share photos of your dog and share any information you need. You can also find dog-friendly places from other dog owners, get advice from dog trainers, and find a community of other dog owners.