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Olivia Munn invests in on-demand dog walking service

Actress Olivia Munn is turning her love of animals into a side venture as a new investor in an app-based dog walking service.

The X-Men: Apocalypse beauty has joined the team at Wag! to help her fellow pet owners ensure their furry friends get the exercise they need when work and social commitments get in the way of daily dog walking.

Olivia will also serve as the fresh face of the brand, and even helped to produce the company's new TV commercial.

"SO excited to announce that I've joined the #1 Dog Walking App @wag as Creative Strategist and proud investor," she writes on Instagram. "I'm incredibly passionate about making dog ownership easier and more accessible for everyone. I want everyone to be able to experience the joy I've had with (her rescue dogs) Chance & Frankie and Wag! helps make that possible."

She has also shared Wag!'s new promo online, and adds, "I had a blast co-producing this commercial with the founders! Download the app today to get your first walk FREE!"

The on-demand service connects users with vetted and experienced dog walkers in the local area, with as little as just 30 minutes' notice. Dog owners can even keep track of the pooch's location and walking route via the app, with Wag! employees sending customers full reports, including a photo of the pet, after each outing.

In an official statement announcing the new partnership, Munn explains, "As an animal lover, I was inspired by Wag!'s mission to ensure dogs are kept healthy and happy, by providing support to busy dog owners who want to make sure their four-legged friends get walked, loved and entertained while they're away. It's been amazing to see how Wag! has made both humans and dogs' lives better."

"We are delighted to partner with Olivia Munn," Josh Viner, CEO and co-founder of Wag! adds. "Her creative input, and her passion for our goal - to give dog owners peace of mind that their dog will be walked by a safe and trusted walker - makes this a great partnership."

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