SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wag! (Wag! Group Co., Nasdaq: PET), which strives to be the number one platform to solve the service, product, and wellness needs of the modern U.S. pet household, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of WoofWoofTV.
This acquisition marks Wag!’s entrance into the distributed media space. WoofWoofTV has an annual reach to an audience of over 800 million on Instagram and Facebook, 5 million impressions on YouTube, and nearly 25 million unique viewers on Snap, as well as a combined social media following of over 18 million pet lovers. The acquisition will unlock access to a significant audience of households for not only Wag! and its suite of premium pet brands, but also for Wag!’s partners, and adds to the company’s resources for creating compelling, rich content for its social media.
“In addition to the significant organic reach WoofWoofTV opens up for Wag!, the acquisition marks a significant leap forward in our mission to enrich the lives of pets and their owners by building out a trusted suite of recognized products and services,” said Wag! CEO and Chairman, Garrett Smallwood. “As we continue to diversify our offerings, this signals Wag!’s commitment to not only providing access to premium care for pets, but also celebrating their joy through engaging content.”
About Wag! Group Co.
Wag! Group Co. strives to be the #1 platform to solve the service, product, and wellness needs for the modern U.S. pet household. Wag! pioneered on-demand dog walking in 2016 with the Wag! app, which offers access to 5-star dog walking, sitting, and one-on-one training from a community of over 500,000 Pet Caregivers nationwide. In addition, Wag! Group Co. operates Petted, the nation’s largest pet insurance comparison marketplace; Dog Food Advisor, one of the most visited and trusted pet food review platforms; WoofWoofTV, a multi-media company bringing delightful pet content to over 18 million followers across social media; maxbone, a digital platform for modern pet essentials; and Furmacy, software to simplify pet prescriptions. For more information, visit Wag.co.
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