Offers Free, Exclusive Animoto "Rover Reel" Videos; Dog Sitters Show Owners Favorite Moments of Their Dog's Stay

High-Quality Music Video Starring Your Dog is Free In Honor of Valentine's Day To All Dog Owners

Feb 13, 2013, 09:00 ET from

SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you love your dog?  Want one more way to show it?, the digital dog boarding leader that connects dog owners with approved, reviewed and insured sitters, announced an exclusive partnership with Animoto to deliver dog owners free videos of their dog's experience during their stay. Sitters simply submit sufficient photos of a canine guest during their visit, and they will receive a personalized "Rover Reel" that they can share with the dog's owner.

With Valentine's Day on the horizon, is also offering a custom Valentine's Rover Reel video, for a limited time, to any new members – even without a booked stay.  New members simply submit up to nine photos of their dog (minimum of three) and the dog's name. will then use those photos to create a Valentine's themed video, complete with music, animation, and graphics. Membership in is free.

"We at are passionate about dogs and equally passionate about giving these lovable family members a phenomenal experience while their owners are away," said Aaron Easterly, CEO of "Our customers have a special relationship with their dogs – with over 80% saying they give their dogs gifts during holidays.  Rover Reels are just one more way for us to celebrate all that our furry friends bring to our lives."

Rover Reels are's latest innovative offer, as the company continues its commitment to being the most trustworthy online dog sitting community available to dog owners around the United States. is the largest, most comprehensive dog sitting marketplace on the Web, with over 100,000 dog owners enrolled. Customers have consistently said that stays exceed their expectations. Over 94% of reviewed stays have received a five-star rating.

"Animoto is the world's leading custom video-creation tool," said Brad Jefferson, Animoto's CEO. "We know through experience that people love creating, watching and re-watching Animoto videos of their dogs. The only thing better is when someone creates the video for you, and has delivered on that by making Animoto videos part of the core communication channel between sitter and customer."

About Rover

We love dogs! We created because dog owners need sitters who are as reliable and loving as family. is a trusted online community for dog owners seeking local sitters to provide real homes when they travel. The company has thousands of qualified sitters who love dogs and are eager to add the personal touch that each dog is accustomed to at home. maintains the mission of creating a safe, loving home for dogs even when owners are away by offering an alternative to traditional caged boarding facilities, or family, friends and neighbors who are often asked to sit in a pinch.

About Animoto

Animoto is an online video creation service that empowers people to create and share extraordinary videos using their own pictures, video clips, words and music. The company's patented Cinematic Technology makes it easy to preserve your memories or promote your business through the power of video in just minutes from a computer or mobile device. Founded in 2006, Animoto is based in New York City with offices in San Francisco. For more information or a free membership, visit to sign up online or download the Android app or iPhone app. Animoto and Cinematic Technology are registered trademarks of Animoto Inc.