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  • Marcy Santos

5 Great Apps for Dog Owners

Do you have a dog? Did you recently adopt a dog during quarantine? If you have a dog, or recently adopted a dog, you will want to check out the apps below.

Pet First Aid by American Red Cross

You love your dog and want to keep him healthy, right? This app is a must have in case of any dog related emergencies or medical problems. You can use it to locate the nearest animal hospital or look up what to do in common first-aid emergencies. Pet First Aid can help you deliver fast and effective care for your pup, and you can also use it to learn about symptoms and warning signs of illnesses.


Does your dog beg for food at the table? Next time he is giving you his best puppy eyes you can open the iKibble app to see if he can share the meal. This app lets you scroll through a list of common foods to see if your dog can eat them, too. Not only will it tell you if your snacks are safe for your pooch, but iKibble also includes information about the health benefits of the food and tips on how to safely feed it to your pet.


Are you one of those people who can never leave their dog behind? Check out the Bring Fido app! This app lists dog friendly restaurants, hotels, beaches, and parks in the U.S. and Canada. With pictures and reviews, this app makes it easy to find places to go and things to do that will welcome you and your four-legged friend. If quarantine has made you and your pup inseparable, don’t worry, you can find plenty of pet friendly locations so that you never have to leave your dog’s side again.

All Trails

Did you make a resolution to be more active this year? If you are a hiker and nature lover, or your dog enjoys exercise and the great outdoors, then All Trails is the app for you. The app lets you see all dog friendly trails in the area. There are over 100,000 trails listed on the app, and you can filter your search based on length and difficulty level. The app even lets you create and save a list of your favorite spots!


Are you trying to teach your old dog new tricks? This app is described as ‘like having a dog trainer in your pocket.’ You can use it to look up instructions to teach your dog over 50 different tricks. The easy-to-follow directions include photos to make the learning process simple for you and your pooch. Additionally, you can use the live chat feature to get your specific training questions answered.

Have you tried any of these apps before? What dog apps do you love?


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