Website review by
Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media
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Safe, free browser offers parent-controlled email and games.

Parents say

age 7+
Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 6 reviews

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Positive Messages
Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff

There's a profanity filter.


Lots of advertising through the "Music and Movie" and "Fun and Games" links, such as Barbie.com, Disney Channel, Crayola, and movie/DVD Web sites that promote products.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this browser filters spam, chat rooms, pornography, and other bad stuff, while offering a free, highly controllable email program. The site does accept advertising and offers links to popular movies, DVD's, and Web sites.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bypommy August 5, 2013

Useless rubbish

There are no instructions to setup this. The ones online are only for apple devices only which is lazy and backward. Please send instructions specific to the Ne... Continue reading
Parent of a 7 and 9-year-old Written byFOOLSLOGIC February 21, 2012


Well after trying to do the right thing by using a site that does not collect the personal data that google and others do for younger children it was a bust. Ma... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old February 23, 2014


Zilladog is an amazing email service. Perfect for smaller children because they can have their parents monitoring at all times/
Kid, 10 years old June 24, 2013

zilla dog

zilla mail is a fun, safe place for kids. if you have zilla mail, kids can personalise it with back grounds and cursor effects.

What's it about?

ZILLADOG.COM is a free, safe, interactive browser created by parents \ for kids 6 to 13. There are web links \ for free, online, parent-approved games such as Pacman and Simon Says, \ music at Radio Disney and KidzBop, and favorite Web sites like \ PBSkids.org, Barbie.com, Disney.com, and Webkinz. Zilladog.com also \ offers a child-safe, spam-free email service known as ZillaMail for \ children and their parents.

Is it any good?

Like it or not, the Internet is a growing part of kids' lives. So why not allow your kids to gain experience with this ever-present technology in a nurturing, safe way? Zilladog.com lets your kids become familiar with email and allows them to correspond with friends and family. There is a lot of parental involvement -- you even get carbon copies of the emails your child sends -- so you can keep close tabs on what's going on. It's a great tool to show kids how to use the Internet and email responsibly.


Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the positive and negative aspects of Internet correspondence like email. Do you think it is okay for young tweens and teenagers to have access to email? Why or why not? Is it a breach of privacy for a parent to have control over who their kids email with?

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