Albany – Furlocity, Inc., a company that offers a premier pet accommodations website and online booking platform that enable pet owners to search, identify and book trusted pet boarding facility stays, veterinary services and pet-friendly hotels, announced today that it has moved its corporate office from San Diego, California to Albany, New York.
“Launched in 2012, Furlocity has quickly become the go-to technology partner of pet boarding facilities and veterinarians to help them increase occupancy, generate new business and to simplify the transaction process for customers,” said Denise Fernandez Pallozzi, Chief Executive Officer of Furlocity.
“Furlocity is excited about our move to Albany. As a resident of the area, I personally look forward to helping the Company put down roots in an area known for its great quality of life and to tapping into one of the most innovative, fastest growing tech communities in the country. One of the deciding factors in moving Furlocity to the Capital Region was the opportunity to partner with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy. This area has a vibrant and emerging tech scene where we expect to draw upon an experienced workforce and graduates from several top schools,” continued Pallozzi.
According to the American Pet Products Association’s annual report on the pet industry, Americans spent an all-time high of $58 billion on their pets in 2014. Of that amount, approximately $20 billion was spent on veterinary care and ‘other’ pet services (grooming and boarding). The ‘other services’ category grew the fastest in 2014, and includes costs on grooming, boarding, walking, training, day care and spa treatments.
“Pets have truly become an extension of our families, and in turn, the pet industry, specifically the pet boarding and services industry, is booming and ripe for rapid growth. Furlocity’s customer base is ‘begging’ for more services, and we know that Albany is the best location for us to get a new leash on life,” concluded Pallozzi.
Furlocity is a company founded on the vision of making pet parents’ lives easier by using 21st century technology to access the services pet parents need for their four legged family members. Furlocity.com is the result of that vision, as it is the premier pet accommodations website, providing an online technology platform that enables pet owners to search, identify and book trusted pet boarding stays, veterinary services and pet-friendly hotels. Furlocity’s innovative technology simplifies the booking process for pet owners, and ultimately enhances the overall experience for their beloved pets. Furlocity’s online marketplace currently includes top-rated pet boarding facilities and veterinarians in over 105 cities and 30 states, and more than 100,000 pet-friendly hotels across the United States.
Furlocity was founded in San Diego in 2012 by busy ‘pet parents’ who understood the need to establish a more intuitive process for finding safe pet accommodations options. Furlocity was launched to help foster mutually beneficial relationships between pet owners and trusted pet care services providers.