Take your dog walking to the next level! Dog walks are just a part of your everyday life as a pet owner. Let WoofTrax & Walk for a Dog take the “chore" out of your daily walk and turn it into something fun and beneficial for you and your pet.
Each Walk for a Dog with WoofTrax is a chance to earn a donation for your favorite local animal charity and some fun rewards for yourself as well. Walking your dog is now so much more.
*Create weekly fitness goals for you and your furry friend and track your progress along the way.
*Join challenges to earn additional benefits and potentially win even more for your chosen local shelter or rescue.
*WoofTrax maps your walks so that you know which trails are the best depending on your available time.
*Share your walks on social media and encourage others in your community to get out and walk their dogs to earn support for animal charities in your community.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Minor bug fixes for iPhone 6, other bug fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
Is this thing working?
I’m writing this for 2 reasons. 1. I’m reading about all the problems with the app crashing since the change. I used it a lot in the past and got away from it but I’ve recently started using it more often, walking 2 miles a day for three weeks straight now and I’ve had 0 issues. Not one problem with it crashing.
But the second reason for writing this is an problem I do have.... is the rescue I picked getting anything? The answer... no. It’s my friends rescue and I talked to her today. She’s had walkers walking for her for months now and she hasn’t received a penny. Not one donation. My guess is there must be minimum requirements in order to get paid?? Don't know? All I know is I walked dozens of times and who knows... apparently it’s all for nothing. 🤷🏻♂️
Used to be great
Update: after deleting and reinstalling the app still crashes constantly and the developers never got back to me.
I like tracking the walks I do with the pups and this app was very helpful. I recommended it to many people. I received one or two notifications of donations made to my shelter of choosing on my behalf. I downloaded the app two years ago and have logged more than 1000 miles in walks.
The new app, Wooftrax (it was called “Walk for a Dog” before) has better maps than before and you can pause the walks if needed, which I liked. But the new app also has some sort of glitch and crashes in the middle of my walks. In the last few weeks I noticed many times that the app crashes without me even touching my phone and as a result it’s logging shorter walks than we are doing. At first I thought it may be something with me using other apps simultaneously but that doesn’t make any sense and many times the app crashes while the phone is in my pocket. I contacted the developers two weeks ago and did not hear from them. I deleted the app and reinstalled it. It recovered my information and I will report if that helped. I don’t recommend the app anymore.
Update on 3/9/21: What in the world did you do now?! I couldn’t get the $@&;)!! app to work for more than a couple of minutes at a time today. Pitiful. It was working reasonably well for a while but this last update made it utterly useless.
Update: this app worked reasonably well for a little while but has gone down the toilet again. Sure would be nice if it would record my walks at least half of the time. I’m reducing my rating from two to one star. Ridiculous.
This app worked well until it was redesigned into a prettier and more updated-looking design. Now I routinely get started walking with my dogs, and sometime during our outing it shuts off recording. Sometimes it’s a half mile away, sometimes it’s before I get out of my driveway. It appears to be completely random. I have a reasonably new iPhone, and I’ve tried updating everything, shutting off other apps, shutting off WiFi and Bluetooth, but nothing helps. It stays working for only about 20 percent of our walks now. Very disappointing. I love the concept and used to love the app, but it has been terrible for months now.
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- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
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- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
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- This app may use your location even when it isn’t open, which can decrease battery life.
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