By Pet Age Staff//February 6, 2024//
By: Pet Age Staff//February 6, 2024//
Press release: DaySmart
DaySmart Software, a leading provider of vertically-focused business management software, announced today the acquisition of Time To Pet, a leading provider of pet care software. The acquisition brings pet sitting and dog walking capabilities to existing DaySmart Pet customers and augments the company’s pet grooming and daycare offerings.
Based in Austin, Texas, Time to Pet is trusted by thousands of pet care companies worldwide, providing a modern, easy-to-use solution for professional pet service providers. Its solutions provide core features such as client and staff management, integrated scheduling and invoicing, and online payments, with advanced features including GPS tracking, automatic charging, visit report cards, and pet parent communications.
“The combination of Time To Pet and DaySmart’s solutions within the pet care space encompasses grooming, boarding, daycare, veterinary care, and now pet sitting and dog walking,” said Pat Shanahan, CEO of DaySmart. “Together, our vision is to provide the best business management solutions for pet care providers of all sizes, while also providing an unparalleled experience for pet parents to manage their pet’s care.”
“Our mission has always been to make the process of starting, growing, and managing a pet care business easier, more enjoyable, and more profitable,” said Kyle Thielk, co-founder of Time To Pet. “Joining DaySmart will allow us to work faster and be more efficient in building the tools and functionality pet care providers need to create successful and sustainable businesses.”
“We are incredibly proud of what our team has been able to build over the past eight years, and today, Time To Pet is the trusted software for thousands of pet care businesses around the world,” said Michael Grenier, co-founder of Time To Pet. “DaySmart’s experience in the pet space, their talented and committed team, and their ability to help small businesses grow is what excites us the most. The synergies between our two organizations will allow us to deliver even more exceptional services and experiences to our customers.”
Vista Point Advisors, a San Francisco-based boutique investment bank, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Time To Pet.