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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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The Little Things That Separate and Unite Cat Owners vs Dog Owners

Are cat owners snobs? Do dog lovers have lower IQ’s? These questions may sound silly, but believe it or not, it’s what many people think about the owners of these...

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Improve your dog’s physical and emotional health with The Tellington TTouch Method For Dogs

Pronounced (TEE-touch), The Tellington TTouch Method is a training system that uses bodywork and non-habitual movement to influence behavior and health. We were recently invited to attend a TTouch class...

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#ThursdayThoughts: This dog just had a major epiphany

When you realize you were the good dog all along…

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The Best of The Blog Q1 Roundup: Patrick Stewart Fosters Ginger the Rescue, A Sitter’s Tale & more

Where has the time gone? It feels like just yesterday we were playing fetch with snowballs and getting creative by coming up with fun ways to keep your pets healthy...

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Patrick Stewart and his new best friend Ginger, the rescued PitBull

“Oh there she is!” he gently exclaims as he sees her coming up the driveway to his house. Stewart opens the door and sits on in on the floor of...

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{Quiz} Which Spring flower is your pet?

Take this simple five-question quiz to find out!

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5 Stories That Prove Why Dogs Are Man’s Best Friend

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back...

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Tips for Keeping Pets Safe at Home

Photo credit Unsplash via Pixabay Welcoming a new pet into your home comes with a lot of responsibilities. One of the biggest responsibilities is keeping your new family member safe....

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{Quiz} What do the cosmos say about you & your pet?

Pets have horoscopes too. A horoscope shows how the stars influence your pet’s unique personality, moods, and behavior. Ever wonder what your pet was thinking? If only they could talk...

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TGIF Cute Frenchie Photo

TGIF! We’re about as happy as this little guy is right now! Share your weekend adventures with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Photo credit: Frenchie The Bulldog

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James Mowery, President

Fetch! Pet Care Names James Mowery President

DAYTON, OH, FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Fetch! Pet Care, Inc., franchisor of the nation’s largest provider of professional dog walking and pet sitting services, today announced James Mowery will assume responsibility...

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Help Cowboy Recover and Find His Forever Home

This is a message from our friends at Orphan Dog, a Northen California-based dog rescue NPO. Cowboy was just brought to the rescue today with serious injuries. We’d love for...

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Puppy alert: I don’t know what you are but I will have you!

This is one adorable puppy! Who else just wants to kiss this smooshy face? Names, anyone? Photo credit: HBorn

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