Read on for help with choosing a dog, training, first aid and vet visits, walks, dog sitters, GPS trackers, dog selfies, finding other dog lovers and even a solution for when you can't have a real-live dog. i Clicker (i Tunes) and Puppy Clicker Training (Google Play) Clicker training is a way to train your dog through operant conditioning (essentially positive or negative reinforcement), which some say is faster and more precise than using treats.
Their maps also show highly rated dog parks, waste-bag dispensers, dog-friendly locales and water fountains. Walk For A Dog (i Tunes and Google Play) Walk for a cause! Companion (i Tunes and Google Play) Your dog needs walks even when it gets dark. The app lets you add contacts who will virtually walk you home, alerting them (or the police) if you're feeling unsafe.
Walk For A Dog tracks the distance you run and donates a certain amount to the shelter or animal organization of your choosing. If your headphones are yanked out or your phone drops, the app will ask you if you're okay, and if you don't respond, your contacts will also be notified. Rover (i Tunes and Google Play) According to the app's description, over 50,000 background-checked pet sitters and dog walkers are listed on the Rover app, from which you can chat with nearby caretakers, pay securely, and get photo updates.
In a more serious situation, the app will also locate the nearest emergency animal hospital or allow you to set up a vet appointment. Pet Coach (i Tunes and Google Play) Pet Coach allows you to talk to real, licensed vets and trainers for free, 24/7.
You can consult in an emergency, ask about symptoms, or even find nutrition advice.
The dogs change according to the conditions, but you can customize them with options like Halloween dogs, Yoga dogs, Pug Life, and Detroit Dog Rescue dogs.
It's powered by Weather Underground, so it's also just a good weather app.Find the best dog parks, daycare centers, pet stores, and dog-friendly places around you.Not to mention, it shares its name from the sound dogs make. Twindog (i Tunes and Google Play) While they're all beautiful, not all dogs are natural models, and it can be hard to snap a pic every time your dog is lookin' adorbs.If you want, sitters can take the dog to their house or yours, or even take take your dog to the vet (Uber for dogs? As with Rover, insurance and daily photo updates are available through the app. Dog Simulator (Free, i Tunes and Google Play) " data-credit-provider="custom type" src="https://mshcdn.com/ih X6a A7wq Ynd1h1QGqpkx9LT0Gc=/fit-in/1200x9600/https://blueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/card/image/162958/Screen_Shot_2016-08-01_at__AM.png" a puppy, and you get to choose from different breeds, interact with other people and animals, crash into stuff, and level up for completing challenges.If accessories are your thing, choose from an assortment of hats, collars, and funny glasses.Though like any kind of training, this takes practice and discipline. P5 Dog Training App from Purina Pro Plan (i Tunes and Google Play) Regardless of what you actually feed your dog, Purina's P5 app is great for learning tricks, basic obedience and getting your dog in shape.