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Walk for a Dog - Dog Walking

By WoofTrax, Inc

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


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 3.3.1

Facebook sharing updated to share your distance again. New: Join a Walk for a Dog challenge through the new challenges tab. Challenges can help you earn additional funds for your chosen animal organization, and prizes for yourself while encouraging you and your dog to stay fit just by walking.

Many enhancements and bug fixes.

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Customer Reviews

Love this app..

I have been using this app for over a year now. I love that my walking my dogs or other dogs is benefiting a shelter that I support. I also am a Dog walker and I find it beneficial to the owners of the dogs that I walk to see an actual map of our walk. I have experienced the app just shutting down and not having recorded the entire walk. Which can be frustrating. Another concern is that there is no information given that I can find on what or when my shelter or any other shelter receives from WalkForADog. I like to know how my local shelter is benefiting from my walking and how other shelters are doing. Also if there are others that are walking for the same shelter.


I love this app for keeping track of my walks with my dog. It keeps me cognizant of the amount of exercise he is or isn’t getting. Unfortunately, my walks don’t register distance and speed about 1 out of 4 walks. It’s frustrating and I’ve given up on it a few times. I imagine if they’re having a hard time with user retention because of this. It’s a shame.

Current version is buggy

Previous version had been crashing a lot, losing me miles worth of tracking per week, so uninstalled it. Saw a new version was available, so downloaded it. This version forces me to re-register, except registration doesn’t seem to currently work. It took 4 tries to even get the registration email, and now the app won’t recognize that I clicked through the link in the email and registered.

Walk for a Dog - Dog Walking
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  • Free
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.3.1
  • Size: 65.2 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, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), and 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular.

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