What You Need To Know About The Mystery Dog Illness

A white dog with brown ears, brown spots, and black spots being walked on a leash.

Dog owners everywhere are likely anxious with news of a mysterious illness affecting dogs. Right now is not the time for panic, but it is the time for caution and understanding. Below, we will walk you through what we know about this illness, where it’s been reported, the symptoms, and what to do if you… Read more »

Think Twice Before Gifting a Dog This Holiday Season

A brown and white puppy with a red bow around its neck laying to a giftbox

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are beginning to brainstorm gift ideas. Every November, there’s a notable uptick in individuals embarking on the puppy adoption or buying journey, aiming to surprise their loved ones with a furry friend come December. The vision of a puppy with a red bow around its neck… Read more »

Is Virtual Emotional Service Dog Training Just As Effective As In-Person?

A German Sheppard dog wearing a tie and at a desk using a laptop

The world is changing, and so are the ways we train our beloved four-legged friends. As we at Fetch and More prepare to transition to an all-virtual training method, we wanted to answer a common question: is virtual emotional service dog training just as effective as in-person training? To answer bluntly: yes. The answer is… Read more »

Beyond Basic Training: Advanced Skills Your Dog Can Learn

A dog comforting a man in a wheelchair

As a dedicated dog owner, you’ve likely experienced the incredible bond that forms between you and your furry friend. Dogs possess an innate ability to understand our emotions and provide comfort during difficult times. At Fetch and More, we’ve made it our mission to help dogs reach their full potential as psychiatric or emotional support… Read more »

The Art of Canine Communication: Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language and Signals for Better Training

Woman signaling her corgi to sit.

As a dog owner, you have probably wondered what your furry friend is trying to tell you. While we wish we had a special device to communicate with dogs, what it really boils down to is learning their body language. At Fetch and More, we understand the importance of canine communication and how it can… Read more »

Common Questions We Get

a beagle looking confused. above it are several question marks.

At Fetch and More, we have years of experience training emotional support dogs, psychiatric service dogs, and search and rescue dogs. With each dog, many questions can come up, ranging from questions about your dog to questions about the process. Below we’ll go over some of the most common questions we get, but of course,… Read more »

What Situations Are Search and Rescue Dogs Used In?

A yellow lab search and rescue dog looking through rubble after a disaster

Many people know search and rescue dogs from highly dramatized TV shows. While those shows certainly have a basis in truth, they aren’t entirely accurate. There are two main groups of search and rescue dogs. Air Scenting dogs follow scents in the air until they find who they are searching for. Trailing dogs follow scents left behind on the… Read more »

Places Where Therapy Dogs Help

therapy dog in a preschool

We’ve spoken a lot about psychiatric service dogs, their role, and their importance. Similar to psychiatric service dogs are therapy dogs. There are many similarities, such as they both help alleviate stress, are sensitive to emotional distress, and come in all shapes and sizes. However, there are a few differences that set the two apart. The… Read more »

What Do Emotional Support Dogs Help With?

golden retriever resting its head on its owners shoulders.

Emotional support dogs are an important part of many lives. Not only can they provide constant companionship and comfort, but they have been proven to alleviate the impact of mental crises. Below are how emotional service dogs can help with anxiety, depression, and PTSD.   Anxiety It is estimated that 31% of the American population experiences or… Read more »