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American Kennel Club Announces Wagz Acquisition of Smart Pet Technologies, LLC’s (SPT) Link AKC Smart Collar

NEW YORK, NY – The American Kennel Club ® (AKC ® ) , the sole member of Smart Pet Technologies , LLC (SPT) , announced today that the L ink AKC ® smart collar was acquired by Wagz Inc. The L ink AKC ® smart collar is a GPS – enabled dog collar that uses cutting – edge technology to help people stay connected to their dogs like never before .

SPT officially launched the Link AKC ® smart collar and app in Ma y 2017, and soon after became a leading player in the rapidly growing pet technology market. CES recognized the product as a 2017 “Best of Innovation” in the Wearable Technologies category. SPT has valued the AKC’s m ore than 130 years of commitment to the health and well – being of dogs to enhance the bond between dogs and owners with this advanced piece of technology.

“ The acquisition of SPT’s Link AKC ® smart c ollar by Wagz is an exciting step for the pet – loving community, ” said AKC President and CEO, Dennis Sprung. “The technology behind the Link AKC ® smart collar will help Wagz move closer to their goal of a completely connected pet lifestyle . ”

“ The addition of SPT’s Link AKC ® smart c ollar will help further our commitment to building a family of pro ducts that work together to cover the needs of dog owners ,” said Terry Anderton, CEO of Wagz, Inc. “ We are excited to see what the future has to offer for this product that was developed by a team of passionate dog lovers, tech experts and designers .”

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