Today, there’s an app to service almost every need or want we have, so it’s not surprising there are also apps available to help (and entertain) our furry friends. From the apps that can help during an emergency, or take the purrrfect photo, to ones that encourage us to get up and get moving with our pets — they all help with responsible and fun pet ownership.
From medical apps that can help save lives, to helpful dog-training resources, here are a few apps every pet owner should download.
Step-by-step video and photo instructions will have you training your dog in no time at all! With built-in clickers you can teach your dog basic obedience to more advanced training such as “fetch leash.” PUPPR is great for new or experienced dog handlers with over 50 tricks taught by celebrity dog trainer Sara Carson & The Super Collies from America’s Got Talent. It even contains a reminder to help you toilet train your pup!
Google Photos and Google Lens
Need a place to pop all those special photos of your pets? Google Photos will help you organize your most important memories, create a movie dedicated to your furry friend, identify popular breeds with Google Lens.You can even search by breed and emoji. The app also allows you to take the perfect shot of your furry friend without the need of a fancy camera.
Woofr is the world’s first doggy dating site and “social pet-work.” Based on similar principles to modern dating apps like Tinder, users are able to add pictures and create a profile of their pooch! Then, using geo search or even searching by breed, they are able to find similar hounds in their area! Once they find the pawfect partner, a quick swipe to the right and then they can get chatting before setting up a doggy play date! Who knows, love could be on the cards for owners too. Available for free on iOS and coming soon on Andorid!
Tractive GPS Tracker for Dogs and Cats
The Tractive GPS dog and cat finder app works with the Tractive GPS Tracker products and is giving pet owners peace-of-mind that they can always find their pets. Features include; real-time tracking, follow the path of your pet, see history of where your pet has been, set a virtual fence (Safe Zone) and get notified as soon as your dog or cat leaves this area. It will even notify you when the batteries are running low!
Can my dog eat this? A very common question in pet homes. The Ikibble app allows owners to quickly see whether certain foods are safe or not. It’s easy to navigate and great to have on hand for all pet owners. Thorough descriptions about each food details everything from the general healthiness of the food, to advice on how and when to feed your dog certain types of food, and even how to prepare some foods.
The Dog Massage App
Who doesn’t love a good massage? Well our pets are no different! Improve the physical and emotional bond you share as you learn how to perform massage on your dog in your own home with The Dog Massage app. Massage improves animal health and wellbeing, but most importantly it provides an incredible way to connect with your pet. Schedule in your pets daily massage with short videos and easy to follow instructions.
This article originally appeared on our sister site, Homes to Love.