July 1, 2014 at 1:00 am

App of the Week: PiP Pet Identification

Between backyard parties, out-of-town visitors and booming fireworks, there may be plenty of chances for Fido to slip out of the yard or run away this holiday weekend.

The PiP Pet Identification app for Android and iOS uses facial recognition, cloud-based technology and social media to create a sort of Amber Alert for your furry friend, if hes lost.

Visit petrecognition.com to download.