Headlines Dog Toy Firm Acquired Planet Dog makes Orbee durable toys, plush and travel products. Published 2 years ago on October 16, 2018 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet DENVER, CO — Outward Hound has acquired dog toy company Planet Dog. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 1997, Planet Dog is the maker of Orbee durable toys, plush and travel products. “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. “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.” Kyle Hansen, Outward Hound’s “chief woof officer,” said: “Planet Dog has created some of the most well-known and innovative Made in USA products in the pet industry. 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. Advertisement Related Topics: click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like Promoted Headlines Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally® Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Are You Ready For Adventures Beyond The Backyard? Tall Tails Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Photo Gallery1 day ago Get Inspired by These Chew Displays at Indie Pet Stores Hot Sellers1 day ago Dogs Go Crazy for Polkadog Bakery’s Atlantic Silverside, Plus More Hot Sellers Press Releases1 day ago Zesty Paws Names CFO True Tales5 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns1 week ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Trace's Store School3 days ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 America's Coolest2 weeks ago Video: Take a Tour of Bark Life in Seminole, FL Trace's Store School3 weeks ago Video: Learn How to Do Holiday on a Budget at Trace’s Store School Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular True Tales5 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns1 week ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Photo Gallery5 days ago 19 Photos That Show Why Dexter’s Deli Is One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores Headlines1 week ago Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Photo Gallery4 days ago New Edibles for Cats, Vegan Bars for Dogs and Toys for the Holidays [GALLERY] Columns4 days ago 4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Lease for Your Pet Business Real Deal1 week ago How Do You Handle Know-It-All Customers in Your Store?