With more time spent at home during lockdown, many people have taken the opportunity to add a new furry friend to the family. To give you a helping hand settling in your new addition, we’ve put together a list of 11 of our favourite doggie apps.


With clicker training being used by top dog trainers around the world, the iClicker app helps make learning fun, fast and effective. Available on iOS.


Need to find the perfect dog sitter? With Rover you can browse hundreds of trusted sitters near you, book easily and receive pup-dates while you’re out. Available on iOSand Android.


Record the route, distance and duration of your dog walks. You can also log where your puppy takes a wee or a poo to help you create a routine. Available on iOS and Android.


Perfect for lockdown – dog training at home. Enjoy one-to-one video chat training, daily goals and text check-ins for any questions you have. Available on iOS and Android.


Alternatively, try step-by-step instructions to train your puppy. The lessons cover over 50 tricks, from basic obedience like ‘sit’ to advanced tricks like ‘skateboard’. Available on iOS and Android.

Pup to Date

Feeling overwhelmed? Organise all your puppy training in one place. Log how each activity has gone with emojis and add reminders for toilet breaks. Available on iOS.


Make cute, funny animal videos and bring photos of your pet to life. Make them speak realistically and share on Facebook. Available on iOS and Android.

Pet First Aid

Although this app is from the American Red Cross, it’s still a great app to reference if your dog is injured or ill. There are step-by-step instructions for over 25 common situations. Available on iOS and Android.

Human-to-Dog Translator

This dog sound translator can help you identify your dog’s feelings with the touch of a button. Plus, you can shake the phone to enter the hidden game. Available on iOS.


Use the Blink app to connect to Blink home and security cameras to monitor your pet while they’re home alone or in a separate room overnight. Available on iOS, Android and Amazon App Store.

Dog Scanner

Seen a cute dog and want to know what breed it is? The Dog Scanner app will identify your dog’s breed within a few seconds – just take a picture and find out. Available on iOS.