High Tech with Lots of Love: Apps for Dog Owners

    High Tech with Lots of Love: Apps for Dog Owners

    Sep 08, 2019

    Most of use technology everyday to make our lives easier. Especially our smartphones, since there’s an app for just about everything now. Did you know there are all kinds of apps available for making your dog’s life easier, too? Whether you need to find a reliable pet sitter, or you just want to make sure your fur baby is where she’s supposed to be, there’s an app for it. Check out some of the most popular apps available for dog people.

    Dog Vacay-

    Finding someone to care for your beloved dog while you travel can be a stressful task. We all love our friends and family, but they are hardly professional pet care providers. With DogVacay, your dog stays at home with a sitter while you’re away. DogVacay connects dog owners with over 30,000 dog sitters across the U.S. and Canada. Enjoy daily photo updates of your pet for peace of mind. Visit https://dogvacay.com/ to learn more.

    The American Red Cross Pet First Aid App-

    A great way to quickly asses your dog’s medical problems, the Pet First Aid App provides advice and videos handy for all kinds of dog emergencies. The app includes an emergency vet locator, advice for giving meds and deciphering dog behaviors, and a way to store your dog’s complete medical records for quick and easy access in the event of an emergency. Visit the Red Cross website here to find out how to download this app - http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/pet-safety#Prepare

    Tractive GPS App-

    Paired with the Tractive GPS device on your dog’s collar, the Tractive GPS App lets you pinpoint your missing pal’s location in an instant. See your dog’s current position with updates every other second. You can also set an alarm notifying you if your dog goes beyond the confines of a virtual fence, letting you know the moment your friend decides to go walkabout. You also can get a map of your dog’s route for the last twenty-four hours, and the app gives you updates on the tracking device’s remaining battery life. Not a bad way to keep tabs on your best friend.

    These are just a few apps designed to make being a dog mom or dad a little easier. See what apps you can find to make your dog’s life better.