Fetch! Pet Care - A Pet Franchising Opportunity

Join The Nation's Largest Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Franchise

run with our pack!

Fetch! Pet Care® is America’s largest and most trusted professional dog walking and pet sitting franchise. We offer an affordable, flexible and turnkey solution designed to enable you to supplement your income while still working at your regular job. We streamline all operations for you and provide you with marketing, technology and operational support needed to grow your business in the booming $70 billion pet industry. We invite you to learn more about being part of our growing family!

Total investment is less than $20,000, we offer 5 year financing on your initial franchise fee, and 50% off our initial fee for members of the military


Thanks to our streamlined process, you can open your franchise in less than 14 weeks, enabling you to be in business in no time


Our turnkey solution provides comprehensive training, 1-on-1 coaching, task lists, and marketing support to help build your business


If you’re not completely satisfied with your franchise after a year in business, we’ll refund your initial franchise fee

Managed Services

Our fully integrated Client Concierge Center is staffed 365 days a year to handle customer service and scheduling so you can focus on local marketing and building your team

Advanced Technology

From our cutting edge mobile app, to our sophisticated virtual communications platform, you’ll have access to technology that will give you a competitive edge


At only 20 hours per week required to dedicate to your franchise, you’ll have plenty of free time for yourself, your family or to work a second job

Booming Industry

Get excited! With annual sales of $70 billion, the pet industry is the 6th fastest growing and 7th largest industry in the USA

The Ideal Fetch! Pet Care Franchisee

So, do you have what it takes to be a Fetch! Pet Care® Franchise Owner? We hope so!
We’ve been doing this for over 15 years and have found that both women and men, who may be just getting started on their career path or who have more work experience - and want to be more involved in their local community - make great franchisees! All of them have a few things in common. To sum it up, the ideal Fetch! Pet Care Franchisee:
- Is reliable, trustworthy, caring, and compassionate
- Can follow and successfully implement proven systems and processes
- Ascribes to exceptional Customer Service and Servant Leader philosophies
- Enjoys interacting with people and building teams
- Has the desire to provide a superior pet care service that is friendly and professional
- Has the willingness and patience to build a sustainable business
- Loves pets and can never pass one up without giving it a good belly rub!
- Can dedicate 20 hours per week to operating their franchise
- Has a strong credit history and $15,000 available to invest
Having operations, management, or even previous business ownership experience is also helpful, but not required to own and operate a Fetch! Pet Care franchise.

Our Process

Did you know you can open your own Fetch! Pet Care professional dog walking and pet sitting franchise in just 14 weeks? Starting a new business is a wonderful and, at times, stressful journey. That’s why we have tried to make it as easy as possible. We can move as quickly or as slowly as you need. Here you can see the typical track someone follows as they prepare to open their own Fetch! Pet Care location:
9 Easy Steps To Opening Your Franchise

1. Submit our Express Request Form
2. Review our website and have an initial discovery phone call with us
3. Complete our online Franchisee Application
4. Receive and review our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) to learn about costs, fees and KPIs
5. Pass your background check (and credit check if you need financing from us)
6. Attend a Virtual Open House via your computer to meet our team
7. Review, sign and return your Franchise Agreement
8. Attend 4 days of initial training at our Dayton, OH headquarters
9. Get awarded your franchise and complete your pre-opening requirements for your grand opening

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    Review & Paperwork

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Meet Our Team

As a Fetch! Pet Care franchise owner, you’ll be in great hands with a seasoned leadership team who’s dedicated to your success.
James Mowery
James Mowery
As our “top dog”, James manages and oversees our corporate team as they implement new systems, processes and procedures to continually enhance our brand offering and your franchise.
JOE O’Hara
JOE O’Hara
Chief Financial Officer
Joe’s not just our numbers guy, he’s also been in franchise development for years helping individuals transition into purchasing their own business franchise. Joe’s your first point of contact if you’re interested in a Fetch! franchise.
ashley Breidenbach
ashley Breidenbach
Franchise Admin & Marketing Manager
Ashley heads up all of our national marketing initiatives that support our franchisee’s growth. She’ll also be working with you on all necessary paperwork as you onboard as a Fetch! franchisee.
andrea rothman
andrea rothman
Franchise Support Manager
Andrea has years of experience coaching small business owners. She’ll be your regular point of contact as she trains you, provides ongoing coaching and sends you daily tips to build your franchise.
Heather Bir
Heather Bir
Client Concierge Center Manager
Heather oversees and leads the Fetch! Client Concierge Center. In this capacity, she manages her skilled team of professional Pet Care Coordinators who personally book and dispatch all services, perform billing and collections.
Corey Coleman
Corey Coleman
IT Experience Manager
Corey oversees and leads implementation and management of our information, communications and technology initiatives to ensure your business is flowing smoothly and remains on the cutting edge.
paul mann
paul mann
Founder & SVP Franchise Development
Paul founded Fetch! Pet Care in 2002 and has since transitioned his role to managing strategic partnerships, public relations, and investment initiatives that will benefit your franchise operation.

Franchise owner Testimonials

We encourage you to take the time during your journey of exploring Fetch! Pet Care to make contact with our franchisees. This is a great opportunity to hear directly from someone who has traveled the path before you!

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a. This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. There are approximately 14 countries and 15 US states that regulate the offer and sale of franchises. The countries are Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Canada (provinces of Alberta and Ontario), China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, Spain, and the United States of America. The US states are California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states or countries, are receiving this message in one of these states or countries, or intend to operate a franchise in any of these states or countries, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with any applicable pre-sale registration and/or disclosure requirements in the applicable jurisdiction.
b. This offering is not an offering of a franchise. In New York (USA), an offering of a franchise can only be made by a prospectus that has been previously filed and registered with the Department of Law of the State of New York. The application for registration of an offering prospectus or the acceptance and filing thereof by the Department of Law as required by the New York law does not constitute approval of the offering or the sale of such franchise by the Department of Law or the attorney general of New York.