The Pup-Pad is Ryder's telephone. Ryder uses this object to call the pups when they are needed, and to receive calls. As of the Season 2 episode "The New Pup", Ryder can also call Everest. As of the Season 3 episode "Tracker Joins the Pups!", Ryder can additionally call Tracker.
Ryder's Pup-Pad serves as Ryder's phone, and as the PAW Patrol's main communication device. There is a special button that can be pressed to call the pups. The phone has a pull-out tray to expose the button. When there are no emergencies, Ryder can use the Pup-Pad for gaming purposes. In the Season 4 mini series "Mission PAW", Ryder has a special wristband Pup-Pad.
In December 2014, a toy version of the Pup-Pad was released.