They say that a dog is man's best friend, and every dog owner anywhere in the world can attest to that.

For a lot of people, dogs are not just pets. They're also members of the family and even treated like babies. 

Taking care of dogs can sometimes be easier said than done, especially if you have more than one furry friend. Luckily, there are now dog apps available for both iOS and Android that can make taking care of your beloved dog (or dogs!). 

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Dog Apps for Pet Owners: Puppr - Dog Training & Tricks

No list of dog apps will ever be complete without Puppr - Dog Training & Tricks.

Simply called Puppr, this dog app is your best friend when you want to teach your furry friend a couple of skills and tricks. 

According to an article by Fueled, Puppr has more than 70 lessons that come with tutorial videos, photos, and clear instructions on how you can train your dog. The app also lets you chat with a trainer in real time if you find yourself struggling with a particular lesson. 

What's more is that Puppr also has an in-app shop where you can buy equipment, crates, and the all-important treats for your dog. You can also expect regular updates that often come with new features that will surely improve your experience with the app. 

Puppr is available for both iOS and Android.

Dog Apps for Pet Owners: Rover

As much as you'd like to bring your dog anywhere and everywhere you go, there are times that you simply cannot.

What the Rover app does, according to MyPet.com, is that it connects you to "dog walkers, pet boarders, house sitters and others who love pets in more than 10,000 cities."

Per the Rover website, the app lets you "read reviews, browse photos, and message the perfect sitter for you, your dog, and your budget."

You can also pay for your sitter's services directly on the app. 

Rover is available for both iOS and Android. 

Dog Apps for Pet Owners: Tractive GPS for Dogs and Cats

If you would like to know where your furry friend is at all times, you may want to download Tractive.

According to the article published on the Rover website, the app actually accompanies a tracker that can be attached to the collar of your dog. 

The app lets you track your dog's movements with the help of the GPS. It also features a heat map and lets you take note of safe zones for your dog.

Should your best friend leave the areas you have designated on the app, Tractive will automatically inform you as well. 

Tractive is available for both iOS and Android. 

Dog Apps for Pet Owners: Other Dog Apps Featured on Tech Times

Here at Tech Times, we've written about a couple of dog apps through the years.

An example of is a dog app called NoseID. NoseID actually helps users find their lost dogs. The app was not available yet to the public and was still being tested as of the article's press time.  

Related Article: New Dog Nose App Could Reunite Lost Dogs With Their Owners: Features, Availability, and MORE

In 2015, a new app called Tindog was released. As you may have already guessed, the app is similar to Tinder, but caters to dog owners. 

In the same year, the dog app Bark'n'Borrow was released. The app's aim is to connect dog lovers to dogs that they can play with. 

Also Read: Microsoft's Fetch iPhone App Uses AI To Identify Dog Breeds

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