With so many dog breeds out there, dog lovers are always guessing which one’s which. Even dog experts can get bamboozled sometimes by the sheer number of breeds with minor differences. This is probably where DoggZam is coming in handy. This new app is sure to help all dog lovers to forget about their dog queries and get on with showing off about your dog knowledge. A man from Michigan, Elderied McKinney created the DoggZam app. When asked, he claimed that the objective of the app was to help anyone to identify the breed of the dog so that there is more awareness about these furry companions that we have.

Basically, the app is modeled after the popular music application, Shazam. Shazam allows you to identify music in a very similar way. With the DoggZam app, whenever someone comes across a dog that they don’t know the breed of, they can snap a picture and immediately find out what breed of the dog.

How does this Doggzam app help?

Some people might think that this is a useless app and doesn’t have any practical application. However, that isn’t true. There are many dog lovers in this world and an app like this can be very helpful in ensuring that if there is a dog in any kind of danger or has any medical requirement, you can go ahead and help them correctly.

Sometimes, people come across an injured dog and provide first aid as per their own idea of helping dogs. However, what we fail to realize is that every breed of dog has a different requirement. This app will help people find out exactly what works for which breed.

What’s more, it will also help in making people more aware of various different dog breeds. Growing their knowledge about what kind of different breeds there are in the world, what are the peculiarities of each one and how they came to be is a very good kind of information to have and to flaunt.

What does Elderied McKinney have to say?

The man himself is very proud of the application. According to him, he developed this app inspired by the curiosity of his own granddaughter. His little granddaughter is only 6 years old and she is very curious. She always has a question for him every time she sees a dog.

“How many times have you looked at a dog and wondered ‘what type of dog is that,” this Michigan based DoggZam creator said. McKinney developed the app with a fixed aim to educate people about different dog breeds. This is perhaps the biggest reason why it is so close to his heart.

He says, “Instead of Shazam, you can have DoggZam!”

The digital world

Today everything is app based. People order food online; Solve question papers online and watch movies online too. People are becoming more and more dependent on their mobile smartphone which is why everything has taken the form of an app.

This is the biggest reason why apps of multiple varieties are becoming a common norm these days. There are different kinds of apps like entertainment apps, utility apps, gaming apps etc. The DoggZam app qualifies as an informative app because of the nature of the requirement it is fulfilling.

The maker of the app states in an interview that “Scrolling one of your friend’s Facebook page, you may not know the type of dog that is,” so now with this app “Just click, take a picture of it and there you go.”

Since the app is absolutely free, anyone can download it and use it. It is definitely a great option when someone goes to the pound to rescue and adopt a pooch.

By Anurag Rathod

Anurag Rathod is an Editor of, who is passionate for app-based startup solutions and on-demand business ideas. He believes in spreading tech trends. He is an avid reader and loves thinking out of the box to promote new technologies.