We also like it when life with your four-legged companion flows smoothly and easily. Continue reading to learn about these dog-friendly applications that can help you with everything from travel and training to social networking and developing and maintaining healthy lifestyle habits for you and your pup.
Dog Park Assistant by Sue Sternberg
With this app you can create a personal profile for your dog. By doing this the next time you take Fido to your favorite dog park you can pair him up with other dogs that share similar habits and play styles. Features include: Tips for finding a suitable dog park, a special “red alert” button to help you stop negative behaviors, dog park training tips, a helpful video library of various dog behaviors and the ability to film your pup’s behaviors and send it to experts for assistance and analysis.
BringFido – Pet Friendly Hotels by BringFido
BringFido – Pet Friendly Hotels, is a free app that has received excellent ratings. Based off of the BringFido.com web site, the iPhone app offers its users some really cool benefits. Not only does this app make it easy to find pet friendly hotels, including hotels that don’t charge a pet fee, BringFido will also help you locate groomers, dog friendly stores, veterinarians and dog walkers. BringFido can also help you and Fido enjoy some fun time together as it also helps you find dog events and other attractions.
Dog Land by BetterPet, Inc.
Free and full of really great features, Dog Land is sure to become one of your favorites. Think of Dog Land as social networking for dog lovers. Share and edit photos of your four-legged companion, schmooze with other dog lovers, locate animal rescues, veterinarians, pet stores and more. Dog Land also contains privacy settings, which keeps you in charge of who sees you.
iClicker – Free Dog Training Clicker by Savvy Appz
So much fun to use, everybody with a dog should have iClicker when it comes times to train your pup. Clicker training has become one of the most trusted methods of dog training by expert and novice. Better still, iClicker can be used on dogs of all ages. Not only does iClicker contain a volume controlled clicker function it also contains a myriad of other fun sounds like ducks, cats meowing, cars honking, doorbells and more. Even better is that iClicker provides its users with clicker training tutorials and training videos. What makes iClicker really awesome is the fact that it is free. Download it today!
Whistle by Whistle
Although it requires you to purchase the Whistle activity Monitor (www.whistle.com) and that your iPhone be 4S or more recent the Whistle is a wonderful way to not only monitor how much activity your pup is getting but you as well. It also gives you a picture of your pup’s daily activities when you are not around, like when Fido is out for a stroll with the dog walker or playing around at doggie daycare.