Outward Hound Acquires Planet Dog
Since 1997, Planet Dog has been a made in the USA, values-based pet company made for dogs by dog lovers. Its line of Orbee durable toys, plush and travel products further expands the Outward Hound portfolio, offering branded products all from one vendor.
“We are excited to transition the Planet Dog brand and our socially responsible mission to the Outward Hound team,” said Alex Fisher, founder and chief creative officer of Planet Dog. “They have the innovation, experience and financial resources to take our brand and mission of community, environment and people to the next level. We look forward to seeing their team get dogs wagging their tails around the world using our products.”
“Planet Dog has created some of the most well known and innovative made in USA products in the pet industry,” said Kyle Hansen, chief woof officer of Outward Hound. “Our new partnership strengthens our goal to become the leading vendor in the dog toy category.”
This is the third acquisition for Outward Hound since being acquired by J.W. Childs Associates in December 2017.