US-based, which operates a growing network of pet sitters and dog walkers, has acquired Europe’s leading online dog community, DogBuddy.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but we should note that the Seattle-based buyer has raised more than $300 million in funding to date, compared to DogBuddy’s $13 million.

Based in London and founded in 2013, DogBuddy aims to eliminate the need to rely on friends or family to care for their pets. Rover, which provides a similar service, recently launched in the UK and is purchasing DogBuddy to boost its European growth, particularly in the more populous countries such as France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

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