The newest app on my phone asks "How about a little treat?" when I check in early evening over the weekend.
"Maybe I will have a treat," I think, already hearing the clink of ice in a G&T.
Alfie, my eight-year-old lhasa apso, stares at me disapprovingly from the floor. It is, after all, his new app.
Alfie has joined a new fitness club for dogs and for the past fortnight has been having his every move monitored by a small device on his collar called a PitPat, which allows owners to know exactly how much exercise their pets are getting. He has so far met his target of an hour's exercise a day with ease, and the app downloading his data on to my phone is full of praise.
Over two weeks he has covered...
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