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6 Best Pet Apps – Get Yours Today!

September 25, 2015

Living in the ever-evolving world of technology, why would any pet owner want to leave their furry friends out of the fun?

Well, thanks to these "APPS" you won't. There are hundreds of apps that can help to be a pet parent easier and honestly tons of fun. Here are our picks of the Best 6.


Let's face it. We all have the "cutest" pup or kitty out there. But getting those furry kids to sit still and hold a pose is difficult. Well, guess what? There's an app for that! Introducing BarkCam the first app designed to make your pet a star. BarkCam (free; iOS) helps you take awesome pet pictures by creating weird sounds from your phone that get your pet's attention.


Wondering if the two raisins your dog ate are going to put him/her in a convulsing rage? Worry no more. APCC by ASPCA can help keep your pet safe. APCC (free; iOS & Android) is the Animal Poison Control app that gives you information about harmful substances, provides images of toxic plants/ substances, and provides a toxicity wheel that can quickly help you determine toxicity levels. (HOWEVER, no app can ever replace the expert advice given by our veterinarians. Please, call us at 334-260-8787 if you are a client and need emergency care). The app is free; (iOS & Android) but there are charges for some services provided in the app.

My Talking Pet

We all love posting pictures of our pets. But wouldn't it be more fun if they were "talking?" Guess what….there's an app for that! My Talking Pet - (free; iOS & Android) aligns your pet's eyes, nose, and mouth to make him/her deliver a spoken message. Your friends will love it, and your pet will enjoy being the center of attention.

Cat Paint

Want another way to bring some fun into your day? Try Cat Paint (free; iOS) because who doesn't want to add more "cat" into your photos! This app allows you to add cats into random pictures and send them to friends. It is a little "cheesy" but fun.


Where is that "CLICKER" when you need it?!? Clicker dog training is all the rage but sometimes the clicker is nowhere to be found. Worry no more….there's an app for that. Introducing iClicker a free app that provides the "click" your dog is used to during his/her training sessions in one easy-to-find clicker.

Pet Acoustics

Music, the universal language, isn't just for humans anymore. Introducing, Pet Acoustics ($1.99; iOS) an app that provides soothing music at pitch dogs and cats can enjoy. This could be a great way to minimize stress during your absence or possibly during a thunderstorm.

Living in a world where there is ultimately an app for everything makes even the simplest of activities more fun. So why not include the pets?

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