Essential apps for when you are travelling with your pets
In this smart phone-obsessed world, there is an app for anything and everything you can think of under the sun. So, when we stumbled upon these pet apps, we weren’t surprised at all. Imagine having something like this a decade ago! Apps loaded with features that help you safeguard your pets, find them places to stay, monitor their movements and even keep track of how much you spend on them.
We bring to you our pick of the five-best pet apps –
Imagine having an on-demand medical assistant for your pets – wouldn’t be it simply cool and convenient? Pet First Aid is for your Dog, Cat, Puppy, or Kitten and can easily help you figure out what’s wrong with your pet before rushing them to the vet or the hospital. The app will also provide access to resources like articles and videos that will teach you how to care for your pet in certain medical situations. You can upload your pet’s medical information on this app to be easily able to present it to the vet when you visit them.
A pet lover will very well understand the pain of leaving their furry friends behind when they leave for a vacation. And BringFido understands this pain, too, hence offers you a database of more than 25,000 pet-friendly hotels, bread and breakfasts, vacation rentals, campgrounds and long-term apartments. This pet-friendly travel expert can also help you track restaurants and events that cater specifically to pets. It also features an extensive list of walkers, groomers, sitters, vets and pet supply stores near your neighbourhood.
Dog Monitor allows you to check on your dog even when you’re away from home so that you are constantly reassured that your pet is safe and doing well. 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 so that they feel like you are around them at all times.
The fear of losing your furry friend is real, and the task of finding them is all the more stress-inducing. Whistle Pet Tracker takes care of that by helping 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 their set safety limit.
Debarati is a perpetual wanderer, a thorough planner and a closet Bollywood lover. She spends her time writing and reading about anything and everything, when not busy fantasizing about a cabin in the mountains and food. Lots of food.