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Doggy manages your DataDog dashboards, alerts, monitors, and screenboards.


Add this line to your Gemfile:

gem 'doggy'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install doggy


To authenticate, you need to set API and APP keys for your DataDog account.

Environment variables

Export DATADOG_API_KEY and DATADOG_APP_KEY environment variables and doggy will catch them up automatically.

Optional: You can set DATADOG_BASE_HUMAN_URL environment variable if your organization uses a custom domain. This will change the urls given to users.


Set up ejson by putting secrets.ejson in your root object store.

json (plaintext)

If you're feeling adventurous, just put plaintext secrets.json in your root object store like this:

  "datadog_api_key": "key1",
  "datadog_app_key": "key2"

Optional: Add datadog_base_human_url if your organization uses a custom domain.


# Syncs local changes to Datadog since last deploy.
$ doggy sync

# Download items. If no ID is given it will download all the items managed by dog.
$ doggy pull [IDs]

# Upload items to Datadog. If no ID is given it will push all items.
$ doggy push [IDs]

# Edit an item in WYSIWYG
$ doggy edit ID

# Delete selected items from both Datadog and local storage
$ doggy delete IDs

# Mute monitor(s) forever
$ doggy mute IDs

# Unmute monitor(s)
$ doggy unmute IDs

Multiple IDs should be separated by space.


After checking out the repo, run bundle install to install dependencies.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release to create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


  1. Fork it ( )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request