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Walk for a Dog

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Turn your dog walks into support for your local animal organization. Simply use this free app every time you walk your dog. The more people walking for the animal shelter or rescue organization of your choice, the more we donate.

Walk for a Dog tracks and map your walks. Enter each of your dogs into the app to track their walking activity together or individually. You can view past walks and share them on social media.

Create fitness goals for both you and your dog, and help other animals along the way!

How much we donate is determined by the number of people actively walking for your selected animal organization, so please spread the word, and share the app. For more details, please visit

Don't just take your dog for a walk ... Take your Walk for a Dog; it’s healthy for you, your dog, and your chosen animal organization.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's New in Version 3.3.0

Faster update on Impact tab, now see your impact instantly after your walk. Other improvements and bug fixes.

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Customer Reviews


Good app. I enjoy the walk tracking information and knowing that I am helping a shelter. That is the reason I use this over other walk tracking apps. It would be nice to see the actual benefit we are providing to our shelters. Only major complaint is that the app often neglects to record our whole walk. I haven't been able to discern any pattern to why it stops but it often does. Its a bummer when I enjoy the satisfaction of knowing how far I walked (I often change my route on a whim so I don't know the actual miles); and I feel it takes away from my charity that way.

Frustrating to use at times

I've been using this for over a year but finally decided to quit. It seems to drain my iPhone battery for one thing. Another is that it stops recording if I pause while my dog is sniffing a particularly good smelling area. Really makes me mad to check it at the end of a walk just to find that it just stopped recording. When I am getting ready to leave for a walk and have set it up but still putting the harness on the dog, the darned thing has already detected a "pause" and is ready to quit. It would be hard to check and reset while a dog is pulling away at a leash.

Works great. Easy to use.

I've use this app for a year now, walking for my local county SPCA. It feels good to know we're helping our SPCA while walking and getting exercise. And LOVE that it now can be used indoors! It's snowy and cold here, and I like to use the app while walking on my treadmill. I'm using an iPhone 6S with 10.1.1 and app tracks accurately for me.

Walk for a Dog
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  • Free
  • Category: Health & Fitness
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  • Version: 3.3.0
  • Size: 63.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation).

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