Wag Expands Dog Walking Service To Austin

Wag!, the operator of an on-demand, smartphone driven dog walking service, said today that it has expanded its services to Austin, to coincide with SXSW. The startup--which is venture backed by Freestyle Capital, Greylock, CrunchFund, Slow Ventures, Social Leverage, and RRE Ventures--said that Austin is its eighth city. Wag's other markets include Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Seattle, Chicago, Orange County and San Diego. Wag charges $20 for a 30-minute walk for your dog. Wag! is based in Los Angeles.