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6 must-know tips for flying with your dog

A long-haul flight is never easy for any dog, even for the most experienced air travelers. There’s indisputably more anxiety for dogs than humans when it comes to travel; it’s...

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Franchising with Fetch! Pet Care

Looking for a way to make a comfortable living while enjoying the freedom of being your own boss? Do you have a love and compassion towards all animals and want...

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Dog Pioneers: Meet 8 Dogs That Made History

Every pet is unique, and each one of them is a pioneer to their owner: the first gerbil you had as a kid, the first dog you raised with your...

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Santa Rosa Family Returns to Fire-Ravaged Home

Northern California was burning. It seemed to be covering all of Santa Rosa, and the flames were crawling over the hills quickly. Many families, like the Weavers, didn’t have much...

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5 Simple Tricks To Create A More Conscious Connection With Your Pets

It is easy to forget that animals are living creatures with a beating heart. All too often we as human beings seem to think that we have a monopoly on...

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To Kiss or Not To Kiss: Should You Let Your Dog Kiss Your Face?

You just punched a long shift at your workplace or ran an errand for five minutes and there is no greater feeling than walking in the door upon your return...

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Is Catnip Really Safe for Your Cat to Use?

Almost every cat you know, whether you own them or just observe them, share a common trait. Gift them some catnip and watch the hijinks unfold. Crazy antics, loud noises...

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Why You Should Franchise with Fetch! Pet Care

Do you have a passion for pets? Are you a natural born leader or solopreneur spirit? If so, you’ve stumbled upon the right article! The family at Fetch! Pet Care...

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Fetch! Pet Care® Expands Franchise Offering In Maryland and Virginia

Fetch! Pet Care® Expands Franchise Offering In Maryland and Virginia

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Reunited: Incredible Rescue Stories of Hurricane Harvey’s Pets

Hurricane Harvey was a category 4 hurricane when it hit the Texas coast on August 26, 2017. Ahead of the powerful storm families all throughout the coast were making plans...

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Everything you need to know about owning a German Shepherd

Is a German Shepherd the right dog for you? Learn about the unique qualities of this beautiful breed to see if acquiring one is a fit for your family.

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Feeding Fido: How to be a Savvy Shopper When it Comes to Choosing the Right Food for Your Puppy

Puppies are very similar to infants in their early stages of life. Their growth, neurological, and immune systems development are in overdrive. That’s why you see babies and puppies taking...

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Hurricane Harvey flood apocalypse: How to help pets & their owners displaced by the storm

Hurricane Harvey, which recently wreaked havoc on Gulf Coast Residents in both Texas and Louisiana beginning Friday, August, 25th, is considered to be one to the most devastating storms in...

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Woman Who Asked for the ‘Oldest, Hardest to Adopt Dog’ is Restoring Our Faith in Humanity

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this picture definitely tells it all! Sweet Jake had been at the Front Street Animal Shelter for a long time. He was...

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A Crash Course on Diabetes in Pets

Pet owners who love their dogs or cats share a lot with their furry friends, from table scraps to a place on their couch or bed. Unfortunately, just like humans,...

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8 Great Gifts for the Dachshund Lover

Small in size but large in spirit, the Dachshund is a breed known for its loyalty, curiosity, and intelligence. Dachsie owners are also known for their loyalty to the breed,...

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5 Things You Could Do Right Now To Improve Your Senior Dog’s Life

Having a senior dog is possibly one of the biggest challenges any pet owner can face. Remember that a dog in their elderly years may not have the same physical...

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Meet Ellen Naumann: Fetch! Pet Care’s Resident Dog Trainer

We have a new pack member here at Fetch! Pet Care and her name is Ellen Naumann, Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and Certified Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor (CBATI), also...

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These Five Podcasts Will Make You A Better Pet Parent

We love a good podcast. Podcasts are hands down one of our favorite ways to consume media about pets and pet ownership here at Fetch! Pet Care. You can listen...

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Fetch! Pet Care of Silver Spring To Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Fundraiser Event to Benefit Dog Training Nonprofit Silver Spring, MD June 19, 2017 – Fetch! Pet Care of Silver Spring, a local woman-owned and operated business based at Four Corners...

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Old Dogs Eulogy, A Poem

A sweet tribute to man’s best friend. Grab the Kleenex because this certainly tugs at the heart strings… Goodbye old dog. Goodbye old friend. Running the wild desert mountains free...

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American Humane’s Adopt-a-Cat Month® Reminds Us To Adopt a Cat or Kitten! (And To Spay & Neuter)!

The American Humane Association has dubbed June as Adopt-a-Cat Month® — a time where the pet community more loudly than ever advocates the adoption of cats and kittens across the...

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Julie’s Story: A Day In the Life of a Fetch! Pet Care Dog Walker

Some of the best things about dog walking are spoiling other people’s dogs, working outside, getting regular exercise, and having a flexible schedule. Over the past 4+ years I have...

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7 adorable photos of pets having the best birthday ever

Our pets are our family, and just like any other member of the family, our pets’ birthdays are often celebrated in style. From party hats, to birthday cakes, celebratory décor...

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Pups in the Park

Fetch! Pet Care Franchises Collaborate with The Washington Nationals, Budweiser, & Humane Rescue Alliance for a Successful 2017 ‘Pups in the Park’ Fundraising Event

It wouldn’t be a perfect summer without two things: baseball and man’s best friend. Back by “pup”ular demand, Fetch! Pet Care Alexandria, Rockville-Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, and Fetch! Pet Care servicing...

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