There is an app for EVERYTHING these days. So we weren’t very surprised when we stumbled upon these pet-app gems. They are all loaded with features that help you to safeguard your pets, find them places to stay, monitor their movements and even keep track of your pet budget. Here is our pick of the best five must-have apps for any pet owner.
We completely understand the pain of leaving behind your pet as you go on vacation. So does BringFido, which has a database of more than 25,000 pet-friendly hotels, bread and breakfasts, vacation rentals, campgrounds and long-term apartments in USA and abroad. This pet-friendly travel expert can also help you hunt down restaurants and events that cater to pets. The app also promises to help you find the lowest prices for hotels. Moreover, it helps you keep track of upcoming dog events and has an exhaustive list of walkers, groomers, sitters, vets and pet supply stores near your neighbourhood.
2. Pet First Aid
Who wouldn’t want an on-demand medical assistant for their favourite pets! Pet First Aid: for Your Dog, Cat, Puppy, or Kitten can help you figure out what’s wrong with your pet before rushing them to the vet or the hospital. The app also gives you access to resources like articles and videos that teach you how to care for your pet in certain situations, like choking. It also lets you upload your pet’s medical information, so you can present it to the vet whenever you have to.
3. Dog Monitor
This one’s for all the pets and pet owners dealing with separation anxiety. Dog Monitor allows you to check on your dog even when you’re away from home, and reassure the pet that you’re there. How? It lets you turn any two devices into a dog monitor and receiver and observe your dog’s activity through a live video stream. You can talk to your dog remotely with this app, or pre-record commands such as ‘sit’, or say ‘good boy’. Convenient, isn’t it?
4. Pet Phone
Yet another gem of an app, the Pet Phone manages all of your pet’s details from one simple app. You can create profiles for multiple pets detailing their medical history, their grooming or vet appointments, a list of their medications and lots more. So, don’t fret if you forget a few things here and there. With a simple click, Pet Phone will list down everything that you need to know for your pet’s well-being.
5. Whistle Pet Tracker
Ever had to face the problem of a runaway cat or dog? Whistle Pet Tracker solves that pain point and helps you quickly locate your dog or cat if it wanders away from home. All you have to do is attach a GPS tracker to your pet’s collar and follow their movements from the app. You can also set up a safe zone for them in the app, and it will immediately alert you if your pet wanders outside of that safety limit.