Technology has undoubtedly changed the way people do things, including the way they take care of their dogs and ensure that they are safe and happy. Whether you’ve always been a dog person or you’ve just entered the world of dog parenting, there are a ton of different dog apps you and your four-legged bestie will love.
With the growing popularity of dog apps for desktop and mobile devices, there’s always something new that will make puppy parenting a lot more enjoyable and fun. There’s everything from apps that make sure your dogs are safe at home, to apps that help puppies find forever homes. We at Digital Doggy have found some of the best apps of 2017 which we know you’ll go paws over tails for!
If you are a new pet owner, there are probably a lot of things you want to learn about to properly take care of your dog. Petcoach is an app you should get ASAP. It allows you to get answers to your questions from professionals. You can also ask questions privately, or you can check out the public answers that allow you to see what like-minded dog lovers have asked already.Whether your question is about training, nutrition, diet, or entertainment, there are experts and vets on hand, ready to answer you and hear your concerns. It’s like having an expert right in the palm of your hand!
- Virtual Pet
If you or your kids want to get a sense of what it’s like to own a dog, Virtual Pet is a app you should download ASAP. You can dress up your pet, feed and play with it, and even let your dog exercise through tap-based controls. This can be an educational tool or a fun game to play. It’s also a good way to keep your kids happy if they’re a bit too young for the real thing. Plus, because it’s virtual, there are no messes to clean up! Score!
- Dog Walk
If you want to monitor your dog and keep track of your pup’s walking routines, the Dog Walk app is the way to go. It gives you a ton of really great and useful information, like how many miles your pet has walked and how long the overall walk took. It’s almost like a fitbit, but for your pup. It’s more important than ever for pups to get plenty of exercise, and Dog Walk is a great way to keep your dog healthy and happy.
For dog lovers looking to adopt a new member in the family, this app is truly fantastic. This app is actually a little bit different from the ones we’ve already mentioned. It takes the form of a text messaging bot that will introduce you to shelter dogs, and potentially your new four-legged friend!
These are just a few of the many fantastic dog apps you may want to consider this year. Which ones do you already have on your phone and which apps made it onto your list? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to sign up for the Digital Doggy newsletter to get great articles like this delivered straight to your inbox.