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Nov 26, 2019, 15:30 ET Wag! Announces Appointment of Garrett Smallwood as CEO and Member of the Board of Directors

Wag!, the nationwide dog walking and boarding app, announced today that Garrett Smallwood, Vice President of Product, Partnerships, and Corporate...


Oct 29, 2019, 09:00 ET Wag! Donates 10 Million Meals to Shelter Dogs Across the United States

Wag!, the dog walking and boarding app, today announced that it has now donated more than 10 million meals to shelter pups across the United States....


Sep 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Wag! Tag: The Smarter Way to Get Your Pup Home is Now Available to Pet Parents Nationwide

Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and boarding app, announces that Wag! Tag -- a smarter dog tag that delivers more information to help get your lost...


Aug 22, 2019, 09:00 ET Wag! Launches a New Dog Tag -- A Smarter Way for Pups to Find Their Way Home

Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and boarding app, in celebration of National Dog Day on August 26, launched the Wag! Tag -- a smarter dog tag that...


Jul 24, 2019, 11:03 ET Wag! Continues to Make Pet Parenting Easier; Introducing Two New Offerings for Dogs Nationwide

Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and boarding app, announces the addition of drop-in and daycare services, launching nationwide beginning today. The...


Jul 18, 2019, 16:28 ET 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 parents to take action to help keep their pets safe....


May 21, 2019, 09:03 ET Wag! Welcomes Ben Rosenberg as VP of Customer Success

Wag!, the inventor of on-demand dog walking, has announced the addition of Ben Rosenberg as the company's new Vice President of Customer Success....


May 15, 2019, 10:30 ET Wag! and Adopt-a-Pet.com Team Up to Introduce More People to the Joys of Dog Parenthood

Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and sitting app, has teamed up with Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption platform, to...


Feb 11, 2019, 09:00 ET 77% Of Pet Parents Weigh Their Dog's Reaction When Considering a Potential Partner

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey by Wag!, the on-demand dog walking app, reveals exactly how much a pup can influence romantic...


Dec 11, 2018, 10:29 ET Kevin Frisch Joins Wag! As Chief Marketing Officer

Wag!, the inventor of on-demand dog walking, has named Kevin Frisch as the company's first Chief Marketing Officer. Frisch joins Wag! from Uber where ...


Dec 03, 2018, 09:05 ET So Ugly It's Cute: Wag! and Tipsy Elves Partner for Your Dog's Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

With nearly 80 percent of pet parents including their dog in holiday traditions*, the ugly Christmas sweater was bound to go to the dogs at some...


Oct 25, 2018, 14:30 ET Wag! Expands Leadership Team; Names New Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

Wag!, the inventor of on-demand dog walking, has named Celia Poon as chief financial officer and Craig Gatarz as executive vice president and general ...


Oct 15, 2018, 08:00 ET Wag! To Open New Customer Care Center in Phoenix This Month

Wag!, the inventor of on-demand dog walking, is opening a customer care center in Phoenix in October that will bring 100 "pawesome" jobs for dog...


Oct 04, 2018, 09:03 ET Lions and Tigers and...Pikachus? Oh, My! Which Dog Has What it Takes to Win Wag!'s 2018 Howl-o-ween Costume Contest?

More than half of pet parents plan to dress their dogs for Halloween this year according to an independent survey of 2,000 pet parents commissioned...


Sep 12, 2018, 17:07 ET Wag! Survey: Dog Walkers Rated as Important as Child Care Givers

It's no surprise that Americans love their dog walkers, with a whopping 85 percent of pet parents giving their dog walkers equal weight to their...


Sep 10, 2018, 08:30 ET Wag! Announces Advisory Board of Industry Experts

Wag!, the on-demand dog walking and boarding app, announced the appointment of an advisory board comprised of leading veterinarians, trainers and a...


Aug 23, 2018, 09:00 ET Wag! Survey Reveals 44% of Pet Parents Turn to Their Dog Over Family Members for Comfort

In honor of National Dog Appreciation Day on August 26, Wag!, the on-demand mobile dog walking app, has revealed survey results exploring the crazy...


Apr 30, 2018, 10:53 ET Wag! Funds 5 Million Meals for Shelter Dogs Across America

Wag!, the number-one, on-demand dog walking app, through its partnership with charitable organization GreaterGood.org, has reached a milestone of...


Apr 27, 2018, 09:02 ET Wag! and Lindsey Vonn's Dogs Are Searching for Top Dog Mom of the Year

Wag!, the country's largest on-demand mobile dog walking and dog care app, is doing a national search for the Top Dog Mom of the Year, to be...


Jan 30, 2018, 11:00 ET Wag! Announces $300 Million Investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund and Founders Recruit Hilary Schneider as CEO

Wag!, the country's largest on-demand mobile dog walking and dog care service co-founded by brothers Joshua and Jonathan Viner, today announced a...


Sep 19, 2017, 10:00 ET Olivia Munn Invests in Dog Walking App Wag!, and Joins Company as Creative Strategist

Dog-lover, actress, and producer Olivia Munn has starred in and co-produced a new national television commercial to promote Wag!, the first on-demand ...


Sep 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Over $57,000 Raised in Under 24 Hours by Number One On-Demand Dog Walking App Wag! to Benefit Houston Pups

Wag!, the first on-demand dog walking app, has partnered with GreaterGood.org, to raise funds and help all animals who have been displaced by the...


May 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Number One On-Demand Dog Walking App Wag! Launches in 16 New Cities Builds on Success in Major Urban Centers

Wag!, the first app to provide dog owners with instant access to quality dog walkers, is announcing its launch in 16 new cities nationwide after...


Sep 29, 2016, 08:00 ET On-Demand Dog Walking App Wag! Launches in Boston

Relief is on the way for Boston's 91,000 canines and their owners. No, the Boston Red Sox aren't turning Fenway Park into a giant dog run again. But...


Sep 29, 2016, 08:00 ET On-Demand Dog Walking App Wag! Launches in Washington, DC

Relief is on the way for the District's 93,000 canines and their owners. No, Mayor Muriel Bowser has no plans to turn Rock Creek Park into a giant...