Veterinarians with The Vets delivers pet care services directly to pet owners in the comfort of their homes, delivering complete diagnostics which includes capturing of pet’s vitals and blood workup.
The Vets, Israeli based pet care startup has secured $40 million in its latest funding spearheaded by Target Global, Bolt Ventures, and PICO Venture Partners. The Vet developed a platform to provide veterinary services in the U.S. Founded in early 2021; The Vets underscores its main objective to be bringing quality pet care directly to pet owners in their homes.
The Vets home services covers complete diagnostics which include blood work and capturing pet vitals. The aggregate of the data collected from pet owners through The Vets’ comprehensive health care services supports the industry with the best healthcare predictions and reliable diagnoses. This data collection will also increase the knowledge base about pets and particular breeds. According to the statistics from The Vets, more than 7,000 pets have been cared for since 2021 when the company was founded.
The Israeli startup was founded by Daniel Sagis, the company’s CEO with collaboration from Target Global. Target Global cofounder Shmuel Hefetz currently serves as The Vets Chairman and Dori Fussman cofounder and COO operating from outside the United States.
The Vets current employee register shows 130 staff strength with a quarter of these employees based in Israel where its research and development including its product center is headquartered. Its other operational centers in the U.S includes; Tampa, Austin, Miami, Houston, Seattle, Dallas, Denver, Portland, New York City and Las Vegas. The company has revealed its aspirations to raise this city presence to at least 25 cities before 2023.
Sagis is an experienced entrepreneur. The Vets founder previously cofounded Hive Media which was sold to OpenWeb for $60 million. Sagis explains the concept behind The Vets unique service philosophy.
“We believe that the best way to treat pets and develop a deep relationship with an animal and its care is at their familiar home settings in a stress free environment.”
There is an apparent flaw in the service delivery of the pet care industry which continues to grow. Addressing this flaw The Vets way has attracted investments.
“We were energized by The Vets’ willingness to challenge the $120 billion pet care industry and wanted to build a consumer brand together that would bring true value to veterinarians and pet owners by addressing the problem head-on,” echoes Shmuel Hefetz, company’s Chairman.
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