DogPack makes it easier than ever for you to meet up and socialize with all your best dog pals at dog parks near you. You can see which other pups follow the parks you frequent and get to know each other better.
You can search for dogs near you with all kinds of filter options, making it easy to find other dogs of specific breed, size, gender, and more. Parks can be reviewed, rated, and have pictures added to their page by pups after they’ve been checked-in for at least 5 minutes.
There is an amazing feed section where dogs can post pics and videos of themselves. We offer all kinds of discount codes, and rewards to our members for using the app. You earn different badges and earn treats, and then can redeem different prizes from The Store section of the app, where everything is priced in ‘Treats’ that you’ve earned! (By referring friends, having popular posts, checking in to different parks, building your pack, etc.)
Tell us about yourself?
I was born and raised in Montreal, QC, and live there today, working as a dog walker, trainer, and groomer, for nearly 5 years!
I’ve made this into my full time job, and would always get questions from dog park pals asking which park I’d be at, when I’d be there today, which dogs I was bringing, and so I decided this would be a lot easier to do with an app! Using the ‘Be There In’ feature, we can easily communicate on the park page and let each other know when we’ll be at which park, and with which dogs.
If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?
I would say, keep following your dream and doing what you’re doing, because people are going to love using your app, and following your fun social media pages. Believe in yourself and in your dreams. We continue to provide valuable content to our fans on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter. Our TikTok videos have over 600k likes!
What problem does your business solve?
Getting to know the human behind the dog. Stop wasting time going to an empty park, it’s not fun for you, and no good for your pup. Find a new park around you, which might be empty, which may be best for you and your pup!
Help advertise many small businesses in our app to the wider dog community, while rewarding our users with nice discounts and gift cards to these businesses seeking more exposure. Make a place just for dogs and dog lovers to interact, ask questions, and share advice.
What is the inspiration behind your business?
I go pick up dogs and train them in various locations around the city. Now I can just open my phone and find the best rated places to take them wherever I am not only in the city but in all of North America, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, with more coming.
What is your magic sauce?
We are a team of 4 brothers working on the project. That is our greatest asset. We are honest with each other, say when one is wrong and when one is right, and always come to a unified opinion. We are able to operate almost 24/6 as we live in different time zones.
We all have our strengths and weaknesses, and as natural competition takes hold, we all try to outdo each other, which leads to DogPack growing quickly.
What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?
Keep on making the app better, getting more users to use the app, and partner up with more and more stores and dog businesses that will help take our app to the next level.
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?
We have been going the way that users have told us since launching on September 30th. With the last quarter of the year just ending, and newapp updates already planned and just around the corner, we have already incorporated an immense amount of user feedback into the app, and will continue to listen to the people, and give them exactly what they want.
How do people get involved/buy into your vision?
We’d be happy to hear from anyone that wants to collaborate with DogPack. We value all feedback and collaboration requests, and are always happy to hear about how our app helped you and your pup. We encourage you to say hello.