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Doggone thrilled to be helping reunite dogs

Over the past year, 624 precious dogs within the Lower Hutt area have been reunited with their owners through the Doggone app or Doggone’s free text-4133 service. Doggone’s SMART Bluetooth registration tag is again an option available for all dogs… Read more

Doggone today released a new version of the Doggone App

New features include improvements to the tag registration process for the 2020 dog registration year and enhanced location reporting. Doggone’s Founder, Tracy Austin, says that the company has actively sought feedback from users of the App during the past year… Read more

Next Generation Tag

Dog owners who opt for a Doggone SMART Bluetooth registration tag for this 2020/2021 dog registration year will notice a number of enhancements from last year. Niggles around battery life have been addressed with upgraded software and improved battery fastening,… Read more

Great support from leading SMS provider for Doggone’s free text service

Modica Group We might’ve understood the importance of staying in our bubbles, but our furry friends didn’t! We worked with Doggone to create their 4133 text service – this has enabled the reuniting of lost dogs with their owners within… Read more

Some dogs just don’t ‘get’ lockdown!

While the nation learns to manage the daily realities of living in lockdown it seems that some of our four-legged friends are determined to flout the rules! And gorgeous Labradoodle Choccie is one such pup! Just one day into lockdown,… Read more

We have a WINNER!

We have loved receiving wonderful good-news stories of dogs being reunited with their owners. We’ve heard from both dog owners and those in the community who have helped with the reuniting process. Congratulations to Kate Parker who helped reunite a… Read more

Making headlines in all the right places

LG News Bulletin

We are delighted to see that on day one of the new dog registration year interest has been shown in Doggone by Local Government across the country. We made front page of the LG News Bulletin.

Google to support apps on current Huawei devices

For those dog owners who have a Huawei phone, the manufacturer has recently released a public statement confirming that Google will “continue to support all models of Huawei phones currently in the market, including all current models available for sale.”… Read more

Anything that has a dog’s welfare at heart is a friend of ours

Anything that has a dog’s welfare at heart is a friend of ours. And like good friends do, we like to spread the word when someone needs some help. Did you know that SPCA receives almost no government funding? Everything… Read more