Having a dog at home can be one of the best companions, especially for those who live alone.

If you have a pet at home, be sure to check out our list of the 12 apps you need to have. Check it out in more detail below!

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The 12 apps you need to know about

A dog is man's best friend. This is a well-known phrase that only those who own or have owned a dog know to be true. Having a pet in your home, in your life, brings many benefits, including reducing stress levels, increasing your level of physical activity, so you'll have to take it for walks and helping with socialization, as you can join dog clubs.

But if you want your dog to always be healthy enough to keep you company, you need to take the best possible care of it. So, in order to stay healthy, you have to take care of their diet, have regular check-ups and get them to exercise.

So, to help you take care of your pet, we've selected 12 apps that are indispensable in this task. So read on and find out what each of the apps on the list is for. 

PetDesk

Pet Desk is a great website because it brings together everything you need to take care of your pet's health. One of the advantages of using this app is that it's free and available for cell phones with Android and iOS operating systems.

The app's features include appointment scheduling, medical history, appointment reminders for your pet, pet insurance and much more. It's worth noting that the app's configuration is in English because it wasn't developed in Brazil.

Bing Fido

If you don't want to be away from your pet during your vacation, Bing Fido can help. Its main purpose is to locate hotels and hostels that accept pets, making it easier for you to plan your trip.

Also available for Android and iOS, the app is over 16 years old and has 14,000 registered cities around the world. So you can rest assured that you'll find a place that accepts you and your pet. 

Dogo

If you're having trouble training your dog, then you really need to install the Dogo app on your device. Unlike the apps mentioned above, you'll have to pay for access to this one, but you can download it and have 7 days of free access to try it out. 

With more than 100 exercises to train your pet, you'll be able to customize your dog's training program, plus you'll be able to receive feedback within 24 hours, after sending a video of your dog, from the professional trainers who work on the platform. 

Bark Happy

Now, if your goal is to take your dog out to socialize with other animals or find out where to take him for a walk, the Bark Happy app can help. With this app you can search from parks to restaurants where your dog can go. You'll also be able to discover events and trigger lost and found alerts. 

Vitus Vet

Also available for Android and iOS, this app is suitable for both dogs and cats. This app aims to help you manage the care of your pet.

So, with this app you can access medical records, track your pet's weight and activity, as well as share tips on how to care for your pet. 

11pets

Halfway through the list of apps, we have 11pets, an app that also helps with pet health care. However, unlike the other apps, this one is aimed at families with pets, as it is possible for several people to access the app.

So, with this app you can share and record all the care you take of your pet, from when you took it to the vet to when it was last groomed. 

Rover

Translated from English, the word rover means walker, so Rover is an app where you can find people (babysitters) to take your pet for a walk. This way, as well as being able to find someone to take your dog or cat for a walk, you can hire someone to play with it and feed it while you're out of town, and even daycare centers. 

MyPet

If you're worried about your companion's health and well-being, MyPet can help. As well as providing tips on how to look after your pet, you can also set reminders of when to give your dog's medication if they are undergoing treatment, as well as help prevent illnesses. 

GoodPup

If your dog is unruly, we recommend that you download this app immediately. As well as training sessions, your dog can learn tricks, such as giving its paw when you ask it to.

Through this app you can have direct contact with professional trainers. But for this to be possible, it's important that you fill in some information about your pet. 

Puppr

Considered one of the best dog training apps, this app has over 80 lessons. With Pucpr, you'll be able to teach your pet basic commands, making everyday life easier. Remember that one of the best instructors is in this app, Sara Carson. 

Whistle

Whistle is a smart app that not only helps you monitor your pet's health, but is also a device that you can put on your dog's collar and know exactly where he is, preventing your pet from running away and getting lost. 

Chewy

And the last app on the list is Chewy, a complete app that not only helps you monitor your pet's health, but also has everything from toys to pet food. One of the advantages of this app is that it has a website and articles for different species of animals. 

January 25th, 2023