Bringing Home Puppy

Even Dogs Like iPhone!
December 22, 2010, 5:02 pm
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Its true!
Did you have any idea just how many apps there are for dogs and dog people?  Like, hundreds.  Seriously.  And lots of them are free even!

So yeah, you can use Elf ur Face to make your dog into an Elf, but you can also do a whole lot more!  Allow me to explain:

Travelling with your dog?  There’s an app for that!   Nestle Purina Petcare has an app that will help you find pet friendly hotels, campgrounds parks, walkers, groomers etc., anywhere in the US!  Fido Factor will help find pet friendly stores and hotspots in major US cities like San Francisco and Boston.

Need to find a dog park?  Try Eukanuba Off Leash, or Dog Park Finder.  And when you’re at the park, you can use one of 11 Dog Whistle apps to get your little buddy to come back to you!

Fear the worst?  Should something terrible happen to your pooch, there are many apps to help:  PetMD will direct you to the nearest vet, Pet Symptoms will help you pinpoint what might be wrong, and iPet Alert will notify your vet and area businesses if your pup goes missing.

Need training tips?  There are at least 7 apps for that, including a few that will train you to train your dog to perform tricks.  Even Cesar Millan has his own app!

For your dog walker, check out DogiDuty, which will send you reports on if your dog had a #1, #2, had a bite to eat, or played with their friends.

You can even translate your dogs barks into human language (allegedly), using DogTrans!

Don’t have a dog yet?  You can use multiple apps to do research on breeds, breeders, and find dogs in need of homes.  There are even games which quiz you on various dog breeds.  Once you’ve got your new pet, there’s an app to help you name it!

And you don’t even need a dog for the Dog Poo app, which, apparently “sounds like squishing real dog poo in your hand”.  All I know is this: whoever knows what the “real” sound of squishing dog poo in their hands is like, has got bigger problems than deciding which apps to buy.


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Thanks for mentioning Fido Factor. Our listings are user generated and constantly growing. Please check us out. The site and iPhone app are all free. We also have a mobile site if you don’t have an iPhone.

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