Partnership provides Pet Parents with instant access to advice from verified veterinarians, trainers, and pet professionals
New York, NY — Oct. 7, 2016 — Barkly, the leading app for pet caretakers, has announced its partnership with PetCoach, a consumer technology and health service platform for Pet Parents. Through the partnership, Barkly users will be able to easily access PetCoach, which offers peace of mind by combining personal advice and 24/7 access to certified pet professionals.
Pet Parents are able to access PetCoach’s website and mobile app through Barkly in order to interact with certified vets for immediate one-on-one consultations and access its education center comprised of pet-related discussions and vet authored articles.
“We at PetCoach are thrilled to be partnering with Barkly, whose mission of simplifying the connection between Pet Parents and pet caretakers aligns seamlessly with what PetCoach is doing around pet health care,” said Brock Weatherup, CEO of PetCoach. “My experience at PetSmart and Pet360 has allowed us to understand the importance of helping pet parents find the best professionals to help them take care of their pet.”
“Barkly is excited to begin this partnership with PetCoach, a trusted destination for pet owners to receive reliable advice on their pets’ health, nutrition, and overall well-being,” said Jim Camut, co-founder of Barkly. “PetCoach is one of the most innovative companies in the space, and the Barkly partnership is a natural extension of our focus on user experience.”
Barkly, is a tech-enabled service for pet owners to arrange scheduled or on-demand pet care on their iOS or Android devices. Customers are matched with local, background-checked, and trained dog walkers available to take out their dog in as little as 60 minutes notice. Barkly’s premium care features pick-up/drop-off notifications, detailed walk reports including GPS map of route, photos from the visit, ability to provide instant feedback, and encrypted cash-less transactions. Barkly is operational in New York, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, and has completed more than 20,000 dog walks since their launch in July 2015. Barkly was recognized by the SCORE Foundation as the American small business outstanding job creator of 2016 and featured in The Wall Street Journal, FastCompany, The Washington Post, and Washingtonian Magazine. The company was founded by Chris Gonzalez, David Comiskey, and Jim Camut. Barkly is also in the inaugural accelerator class at Newark Venture Partners. You can follow Barkly on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Crunchbase.
PetCoach is a consumer technology and health service platform, delivering peace of mind while saving time and money. PetCoach brings together leading experts, extraordinary depth of advice, easy to access content and 24/7 availability to certified pet professionals including: Veterinarians, Pet Nutritionists, Pet Trainers, Pet Groomers and more. PetCoach leverages technology to provide personalized and immediate answers, delivers a tool for pet parents to control the information they need and empowers veterinarians to deliver expanded and continuous direct care. PetCoach aims to be the transformational agent for a world of happier and healthier pets. Pet Parents can visit the website at www.PetCoach.co or download PetCoach’s app through Apple and Android stores.