– BringFido.com, the world's top-ranked pet travel website, announces the release of the BringFido app, available for download on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad through the Apple iTunes Store.

The free app, an interactive and comprehensive pet travel directory, helps dog owners make reservations at pet-friendly hotels, browse dog-friendly restaurants, pet retailers and find pet-friendly attractions such as beaches, parks, and dog events. Additionally, the app features mobile content that will help animal shelters and rescue groups reach more dog owners. Shelters and volunteer rescue organizations can use the app to post dog events, such as adoption fairs and fundraising activities.

Founded in 2005, BringFido.com has grown into the leading pet travel resource on the Internet, featuring the world's largest directory of pet-friendly hotels, B&Bs, and vacation rentals. Dog lovers can also find a host of pet-friendly attractions and businesses, such as dog walkers, pet sitters, and veterinarians.


Search and book hotels, sorting by distance, popularity, rating and price
Comprehensive listings of local resources such as dog walkers, groomers, sitters, veterinarians, and pet supply stores
Use filters to find hotels that welcome big dogs and multiple pets
Find nearby attractions, such as dog-friendly tours, beaches, trails and parks, as well as upcoming dog events.
In addition to releasing the BringFido app, the Greenville, S.C.-based company's founder, Melissa Halliburton, also plans to publish a book, "Ruff Guide to the United States: 365 of the best places to stay and play with your dog in all 50 states," which will be available for purchase this holiday season.