The dog-sitting sharing economy is heating up.
Last week, Rover.com ("Airbnb for dogs”) announced an infusion of $3.5
million from Petco, bringing its total funding up to $14.5 billion.
(Previous investors included Madrona Venture Group, one of the biggest venture
capital firms in the Pacific Northwest.) Rover.com’s main competitor, DogVacay
("Dog Boarding Just Got Awesome!”) announced $6 million in funding from
Benchmark Capital last fall…