Wag!’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Wag is a mobile application that enables users to find and schedule a dog walker for their pet. Read more

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Wag is a mobile application that enables users to find and schedule a dog walker for their pet. Read more

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CEO

Garrett Smallwood

CEO Approval Rating

85/100

Founded:

2014

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Place For Rover, Inc. is perceived as one of Wag!'s biggest rivals. Place For Rover, Inc. is headquartered in Olympia, Washington, and was founded in 2011. Like Wag!, Place For Rover, Inc. also operates in the Application Software industry. Place For Rover, Inc. generates 400% the revenue of Wag!.

Fetch! Pet Care, Inc. is one of Wag!'s top competitors. Fetch! Pet Care, Inc. is a Private company that was founded in 2002 in Dayton, Ohio. Fetch! Pet Care, Inc. operates in the Petcare & Veterinary Services industry. Compared to Wag!, Fetch! Pet Care, Inc. has 30 more employees.

Barkly Pets has been one of Wag!'s top competitors. Barkly Pets was founded in 2015 in Washington, District of Columbia. Like Wag!, Barkly Pets also works within the Application Software industry. Barkly Pets generates $18M less revenue than Wag!.

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Acquisitions

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Wag! Funding History

$2.5M$21.4M$321.4M

Since Wag! was founded in 2014, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Wag! has raised $321.4M. Wag!'s last funding round was on Jan 2018 for a total of $300.0M

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Jan 2018
$300M

SoftBank Corp

Series A
Mar 2017
$4M
Series B
Mar 2017
$15M
Seed
May 2015
$2.5M

Since Wag! was founded in 2014, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Wag! has raised $321.4M. Wag!'s last funding round was on Jan 2018 for a total of $300.0M

Investments

No recent investments found related to Wag!

Wag! News

October 29, 2019DealStreetAsia

SoftBank Group-backed Wag Labs seeks to sell itself after growth stalled

SoftBank invested $300 million in Wag in January 2018 via its $100 billion Vision Fund.The post SoftB... See more »
April 11, 2019Los Angeles Business Journal

Wag Lays Off 54 in West Hollywood

Wag Labs Inc. will lay off 54 employees at its West Hollywood headquarters effective June 3, its seco... See more »
March 27, 2019Los Angeles Business Journal

Wag Lays off 38, Closes Hollywood Hills Office

Wag Labs Inc., developers of a mobile application that pairs pet owners with dog walkers, laid off 38... See more »
January 23, 2019The Business Journals: Los Angeles Biz

Wag founders launch electric bike-share company

Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner have raised $37 million to fund their newest venture that has ... See more »
January 23, 2019Fast Company

Dog-walking app Wag tried to cover up dog's death, say owners

Wag wouldn't pay out for dog's death unless owners agreed not to talk.The owners of a dog named Winni... See more »
January 23, 2019TechCrunch

Wag founders ditch dogs for bikes with $37 million in funding

Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner are leaving dogs behind for bikes. Wheels, the Viner brothers'... See more »
December 26, 2018NPR

Dog Walking App Attracts $300 Million Investment From Saudi Arabia

A dog-walking app named "Wag" just got a $300 million investment from Saudi Arabia. The big business ... See more »

Wag! Blogs

August 21, 2017Wag Blog

How to Keep Your Dog COOL When It's HOT Outside

How to Keep Your Dog COOL When It's HOT OutsideThe heat is on! As August temperatures continue to cli... See more »
August 16, 2017Wag Blog

8 Interesting Facts About The St. Bernard

8 Interesting Facts About The St. BernardThe St. Bernard is one of the most easily identified dog bre... See more »
August 12, 2017Wag Blog

Comedian Tries to Buy People's Dogs. Their Reactions are Hilarious.

Comedian Tries to Buy People's Dogs. Their Reactions are Hilarious.How much would it take for you to ... See more »
August 8, 2017Wag Blog

Help! My Dog is Getting Fat!

Help! My Dog is Getting Fat!Watching the scale creep up is unnerving in humans but, as it turns out, ... See more »
August 3, 2017Wag Blog

This Little Girl and Her Poodles Will Make Your Day!

This Little Girl and Her Poodles Will Make Your Day!Mame is a one-year-old Japanese girl, Riku is a g... See more »
July 28, 2017Wag Blog

Can Your Dog Sense Your Emotions?

Can Your Dog Sense Your Emotions?You know the story, those times when circumstances overwhelm you and... See more »
July 26, 2017Wag Blog

Why Does My Dog Sleep at My Feet?

Why Does My Dog Sleep at My Feet?Way back in the bygone days before the domestication of dogs, man's ... See more »

Wag! Press Releases

July 24, 2019PR Newswire

Wag! Continues to Make Pet Parenting Easier; Introducing Two New Offerings for Dogs Nationwide

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and boarding app, announce... See more »
July 18, 2019streetinsider

Wag! Provides Safety Tips to Help Pet Parents Protect Their Dogs from the Dangers of Hot Temperatures

The hot weather predicted through this weekend from Oklahoma to New England is a reason for pet paren... See more »
April 3, 2019PR Newswire

Modern Message and Wag! Form Strategic Multifamily Partnership

DALLAS, April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Message, the creators of Community Rewards - a resident ... See more »
February 8, 2019streetinsider

77% Of Pet Parents Weigh Their Dog's Reaction When Considering a Potential Partner

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey by Wag!, the on... See more »
December 11, 2018PR NewsWire Sys-Con Media

Kevin Frisch Joins Wag! As Chief Marketing Officer

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wag!, the inventor of on-demand dog walking, has named Kev... See more »
December 3, 2018PR Newswire

Wag! and Tipsy Elves Partner for Your Dog's Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 80 percent of pet parents including their dog i... See more »
April 27, 2018PR Newswire

Wag! and Lindsey Vonn's Dogs Are Searching for Top Dog Mom of the Year

NEW YORK, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wag!, the country's largest on-demand mobile dog walking and... See more »

Wag! Videos

December 5, 2019Wag! Youtube Channel

"Wag! Tag Success" on YOUTUBE

September 18, 2019Wag! Youtube Channel

"Doggie Daycare & Overnights" on YOUTUBE

September 18, 2019Wag! Youtube Channel

"When a Dog Doesn't Want to Walk" on YOUTUBE

September 18, 2019Wag! Youtube Channel

"Using Different Kinds of Crates" on YOUTUBE

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Overview

Wag is a mobile application that enables users to find and schedule a dog walker for their pet. Wag! was founded in 2014. Wag!'s headquarters is located in Mountain View, California, USA 94041. It has raised 321.4M in 4 rounds. The latest round was in...

CEO

Wag!'s CEO, Garrett Smallwood, currently has an approval rating of 85%. Wag!'s primary competitors are Place For Rover, Inc., Fetch! Pet Care, Inc. & Barkly Pets.

Website

wagwalking.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Wag!

  1. When was Wag! founded?

    Wag! was founded in 2014
  2. Who is Wag!'s CEO?

    Wag!'s CEO is Garrett Smallwood
  3. How much revenue does Wag! generate?

    Wag! generates $30M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Wag! have?

    Wag! has historically raised $321.4M in funding
  1. Where is Wag!'s headquarters?

    Wag!'s headquarters is in Mountain View California, USA
  2. How many employees does Wag! have?

    Wag! has 100 employees
  3. What sector does Wag! operate in?

    Wag! is in Application Software
  4. Who are Wag!'s competitors?

    Wag!'s top competitors are Place For Rover, Inc., Fetch! Pet Care, Inc., Barkly Pets