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Pet Finder App

Updated: Thursday, June 26 2014, 05:02 PM CDT

Facebook and instagram can be a great way to make new friends, but an Alabama company has come up with a way for your pets to be 'social' too.

Liz Cosgrove has the story.

"For those of us who are passionate about animals, we know there are not many things in life more personal than the bond we share with our pets."

Lee Todd adores his two 16 week old pugs lily and piper.

The minute you walk through the door of his home you can see the love he has for animals.

But finding buddies for Lily and Piper to play with can be difficult.

"We live our lives here, and sometimes we don't even know when there are people five door down that are just as passionate with animals as we are."

That's why Todd's company Fallen Silo put their passion for pets and technology background together to create the app called Petwink.

"Our vision for petwink is to help foster new friendships and new relationships and to build a strong vibrant community of pet enthusiasts."

This app can allow you to post photos of you pet.

You can also give someone's pet photo a wink, meaning you like their photo, and of course, you can make friends with pet lovers in your hometown or across the country...

Which can lead to...

"Anything from organizing an afternoon dog walking cub to organizing a major fundraising event for local pet charities. Big social media today has a targeted audience of everyone. And while that can be okay, it serves a purpose,  but sometimes you just need a place that's more personal and where you can interact with people that you know share similar interests as you."

Pet Finder App

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