Puppies with pulling power

Smash hit puppy brand 'The Dog' is unleashed on the iPhone

Manchester, February 9th 2010 - Connect2Media has today launched 'The Dog', a new iPhone and iPod Touch app that lets players go 'walkies' with a collection of lovable puppy playmates that live inside your device.

Based on the iconic puppy photography brand, the application offers five adorable puppy breeds that require lots of love and attention from their new owner. Using the devices' touch screen control, players must groom, wash, train and play with their new canine friends to keep them happy. The app includes five adorable puppy breeds including Labrador, Yorkie, Boxer, German Shepherd and Beagle.

Sporting The Dog's close-up photographic style, the app is the closest you will get to owning a real dog without any of the mess, walks on cold days or chewed furniture. You will have lots of fun getting to know your puppy and exploring the game world together. Take a walk to the park, run around in the garden, go and play on the beach or enter dog shows. With The Dog, the choice is all yours.

Help your furry friend get comfy in their new home by customising it with items from the store. You can buy new gear, treats and toys for your puppy at the store, from coloured collars to frisbees and bouncy balls. Connect on Facebook and send toys and treats to your friends to give to their puppies in The Dog. Find hidden objects, take your puppy for walks and compete in competitions to earn even more cash to spend.

A statistics tool allows you to follow their progression and you can even share your achievements with friends across Facebook. Will you be the best dog owner of the bunch?

Keep your puppy groomed, exercised, fed and happy and it will love you forever!


• A choice of FIVE dog breeds to choose from

• Shower your dog with love, make your puppies look great, care for them and have lots of fun together

• Teach your puppy skills and tricks through touch screen gestures in the most realistic and intelligent dog simulator available

• Each puppy displays its own unique characteristics

• Practice and use your skills in different environments including the home, the beach, the garden, the park and train for competitions that test you and your dog in true teamwork

• Customize your home and garden

• Purchase additional items, toys and food for your puppy at the pet store

• Follow their progression using the stats tool and even share your achievements with friends on Facebook

• Achievements to unlock, mini games to play and competitions to master

Stephen Hey, Marketing Director, Connect2 media said "The Dog images are hugely recognised and well loved around the world. We wanted to create a level of interaction with its fans that brings them closer to the dogs than ever before.  We are confident 'The Dog' on the iPhone will not only offer that level of interaction missing from other Dog simulators, but also give the owner the opportunity to collect all the breeds on offer."

The Dog is available for $4.99/€3.99/£2.99 via the following iTunes link:


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Editor's Notes

About Connect2Media

Connect2Media is a 360 degree cross-platform interactive digital entertainment publisher. Our mission is to deliver exceptional, original and licensed, entertainment content on a wide variety of devices, to consumers across the world.

Headquartered in Manchester, UK with major offices in Israel and Poland and an expanding global distribution footprint, Connect2Media publishes and distributes a portfolio of product that boasts some of the biggest names in entertainment as well as award winning original properties.

Connect2Media believes in creating compelling, fun, entertainment that can be delivered digitally and enjoyed universally.Â

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