Annapolis, Maryland – gWhiz LLC, a leading provider of mobile educational apps, announces the release of Dog Basics For Dummies(R), a free iOS app that provides dog owners with a new way to manage their pet’s life, quite effortlessly. With valuable content provided by the experts at John Wiley & Sons, Inc., users can access 5 titles in the popular For Dummies series through in-app purchase: Puppy Basics For Dummies, Dog Training For Dummies, Dog Trick Basics For Dummies, Dog Adoption For Dummies, and Dog Nutrition For Dummies.

As questions arise during the course of your pet’s life from puppyhood to adulthood to senior citizenship, Dog Basics For Dummies will be your lifeline. Users can keep track of important health-related information about their dog as well as details about its daily routine, photos, and more, right on their i-device. Need to know when your pooch’s last immunizations were? Or maybe you need to make an urgent call to your vet? Pull up this information in seconds with just the touch of a fingertip. And with the Google-based locator map, users can find the closest dog park, pet store, or veterinarian in a jiffy. Just like kids, puppies grow up fast. With our app, users can record major milestones and photos of their pet using the scrapbook feature. Maybe you’re busy training your dog or teaching it tricks? The virtual clicker included in this app will certainly come in handy.

“Dog Basics For Dummies is the answer to every dog owner’s prayers,” gWhiz co-founder Kevin Reville says. “Our mobile app allows users to store and share vital statistics about their pet, access key reference material from Wiley, create a photo scrapbook, and much more, anywhere and anytime.” He continues, “Whatever your dog’s age, this is the only mobile app you’ll ever need.”

The current release of Dog Basics For Dummies is available on iOS (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad) through iTunes. Download of the app is free as are many of its features including the reminders, locator map and search engine, scrapbook, clicker, and personality profile tool. Access to the reference material provided by Wiley is available through in-app purchase on the device itself.

About For Dummies(R):
After nearly 20 years and with more than 200 million copies printed, For Dummies (R) is the world’s bestselling reference series, well known for enriching people’s lives by making knowledge accessible in a fun and easy way. Loyal customers around the globe agree that For Dummies is “more than a publishing phenomenon … [it is] a sign of the times,” [The New York Times]. The books span every section of the bookstore, covering topics from health to history, music to math, sports to self-help, technology to travel and more. The For Dummies brand presence is further expanded with the addition of eBooks, a corporate custom publishing program, a robust consumer website and a licensed product line that includes consumer electronics, culinary, crafts, video, software, musical instrument packs, home improvement, automotive, game and more. For more information, visit For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 6.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Dog Basics For Dummies 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.

Dog Basics for Dummies 1.0
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Launched in 2008, gWhiz has quickly established itself as a leading provider of mobile educational applications. The company is focused on developing quality educational software to help foster a lifetime of learning for professionals and students of all ages. With hundreds of titles currently available on many platforms including Apple’s i-devices, Android (including the Kindle Fire and Nook), BlackBerry, and netbooks, the company’s depth of experience is unmatched in the industry. gWhiz believes that contemporary smartphone technology provides a unique opportunity to offer powerful, entertaining, on-the-go learning and collaboration tools. Copyright (C) 2012 gWhiz. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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