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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

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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On-the-road with Fido: safety tips for happy trips

Summer is here, and you’re likely planning fun day trips with your family or maybe even a much-needed getaway for a few days. Once you’ve decided that you’ll be vacationing...

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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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Is It Fido-friendly? 47 Foods & Plants That Are Toxic To Dogs and What To Do Should Your Dog Ingest Something Toxic

There was a time when we as pet parents weren’t quite sure what was healthy and not-so healthy for our dogs. However, that has all changed since science has taken...

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A Dog’s Bedtime Prayer

This could not be anymore fitting should your dog have a bedtime prayer (and he/she probably does)! If this made you smile, don’t forget to share! A Dog’s Bedtime Prayer...

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving With Kids And Pets

Disrupting routines can cause stress and pressure. This is especially true when you’re an animal, or a small child who doesn’t understand why life is changing. Feeling scared can be...

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Ellen the Dog Trainer’s Video Tip of the Month: What’s in a yawn?

May’s quick tip from Ellen the Dog Trainer. What’s in a yawn? When not related to sleep, a yawning dog could mean something else is going on. Be attentive to...

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This tiny sweetheart needs a name

This little kitten (a girl) is a new addition to the Fetch! Pet Care family, and we have yet to name her. Let us know what your suggestions are by...

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Dog food recalled that may contain Euthanasia drug

  HOUSTON– Party Animal Dog Food is recalling one lot each of two different dog foods that may be contaminated with phentobarbital, a drug used for the euthanasia of dogs, cats...

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Need a break? Try these five creative warm weather KONG fillings to pacify your pup

Our dogs LOVE their KONGs, and we pet owners love them too, as this bouncy, hollow chew toy / vessel-of-awesomeness is a life savor if you have an active dog...

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Renting with pets? Consider these cities!

Finding the purrfect place to live with our pet friends can be a chore. Fortunately, Trulia burrowed into their data to find the ten best places for pets. The number...

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We want to know! How many times a day do you walk your dog?

How many times a day do you walk your dog? 1 2 3 4+ Other Please Specify: make quizzes

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