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Mobilewalla: Train your smartphone to retrieve dog-friendly apps

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.