Top Apps For Dog-Loving Families Traveling With A Fur-Child

Does your family always come along on summer vacations? Do you ever want to take Fido to a dog park when you are on holidays but don’t have the faintest clue as to how to find a safe dog park? Thanks to an ever-increasing number of dog park apps, you can now find a clean park for your pooch regardless of where you travel.

Check out some of the top-rated dog apps that are currently on show, to see which one you’ll be adding to your digital device this season.


The Plus application from Skejo Studios is an excellent choice if you are on the hunt for dog parks. With over 5000 listings, this helpful tool can help you find a place for Fido to run in cities large and small. Not only can you find suitable dog parks, you can find restaurants too. This program offers ratings and reviews, pet-friendly rest stop data, and pooch-perfect beach areas also.

Offered by Poolhouse Enterprises, the application lets you discover dog parks frequented by other canines in your dog’s social circle. Yes, you read that correctly. Your dog can now have an online social circle thanks to . This handy-dandy app offers features that include puppy picture sharing, dog park check-ins, and online badges for furry friends. Think of Dogbook like FourSquare meets Facebook for Fido.

Dog Parks

Available from Apptika, the Dog Parks application offers dog park data for areas of California, Wisconsin, and New York. More expensive than most other dog park apps and with limited locations, this app does offer extensive data on the limited number of dog parks it covers. Specific details like hours of operation, allowable lengths, and size of allowed are just some of the data options available. If you happen to be planning a trip to California, Wisconsin, or New York, this app just might be worth the investment.


The MapMyDogwalk app from is a terrific option to consider if you want to track your treks to the dog park and back. While this app won’t help you find a dog park, it sure can help you monitor your strides there and back. You can be exercising your fur-child and tracking your calories burned at the same time. This iOS program is helpful whether you’re on holidays with your pet or taking your pet for an evening stroll at home.

Summary of Apps

Traveling with a family pet can be stressful when you have to worry about pet-friendly hotels, airline pet carriers, and animal surcharges. It can be an asbolute nightmare, but doesnt mean you should just give up.

With one of these apps for finding dog parks on your smartphone, you’ll at least have one less thing to worry about when you travel with your fur-child – taking the stress out and replacing it with happiness.

Do you think you will be adding any of these dog-friendly apps to your smartphone?

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Craig is an app reviewer who enjoys looking out for the latest cool apps to hit the and stores. From dog apps, to car apps and everthing in between, he has it covered.

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