Mobilewalla: Train your smartphone to retrieve dog-friendly apps

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February is Dog Training Month. The following apps celebrate dogs. If you don’t have a dog, why not adopt one from a shelter near you? You’ll save a life and get a new best friend!

Apple apps


Dog Breeds HD Wallpapers (Free)* Choose from millions of high-definition dog images to create wallpapers and lock screens for your device. (Mobilewalla score: 98/100)

Pet First Aid: For Your Dog, Cat, Puppy or Kitten ($3.99)* — This app features emergency first aid recommendations and tools to help you decide if you need to go to the vet. (Score: 94/100)

DogVacay (Free) — DogVacay connects travelers with insured pet sitters in their chosen destinations so Fido can stay in luxury, not in a kennel. (Score: 93/100)

HumaneTV (Free)* — The Humane Society of the United States created this app to share its video stories of rescue and rehabilitation of dogs, cats and other animals. (Score: 92/100)

Pets Amino (Free) — Pets Amino is a social network for pet lovers. Share your pet’s photos and meet other pet lovers with similar interests. (Score: 91/100)

Android apps


Dog Breeds (Free) — Dog Breeds features a wide variety of known dog breeds and more than 1.5 million pictures of dogs submitted by users. It’s based on the website. (Mobilewalla score: 98/100)

My Sweet Dog — Free Game (Free)* — My Sweet Dog is a virtual pet that you take care of through all of its life stages. It’s a fun teaching tool for kids who want a puppy. (Score: 97/100)

Dog Quiz (Free) — Dog Quiz tests your knowledge of dog breeds by showing you pictures of hundreds of dogs and asking you to select the right breed. (Score: 96/100)

Dog Licker Live Wallpaper (Free) — This live wallpaper app features a cute little pug licking your screen. It’s perfect for pug lovers. (Score: 95/100)

Pet First Aid — Red Cross (99 cents)* — Don’t panic if something scary happens to your pet; reach for this app with extensive first aid instructions and contact info for emergency vets. (Score: 90/100)

*Available on Apple and Android.

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.

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