SOURCE: FETCH! Pet Care
December 17, 2007 13:15 ET
FETCH! Pet Care™ Expands Into Texas' Keller-Grapevine-Hurst Region
Nation's Preeminent Professional Pet Care Network Now Servicing Pet Owners Throughout Texas' Keller-Grapevine-Hurst Region
KELLER, TX--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and most
sophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dog
walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in Texas'
Keller-Grapevine-Hurst region to provide area residents with unsurpassed
pet care services. This new franchise marks the 134th FETCH! Pet Care
location that, in aggregate, now service more than 9,400 active clients
throughout 1,400 cities and towns in 31 states across the U.S.
Chris and Ellen Pulliam, who own and operate FETCH! Pet Care of
Keller-Grapevine-Hurst, are augmenting their respective professions in
dental sales and education to establish the franchise, capitalizing on a
unique opportunity to combine their love of animals with a proven, turnkey
home-based business for one of the lowest capital investments in the
franchise industry today. They now provide pet owners throughout Keller,
Texas, including Grapevine, Hurst, Southlake and Colleyville, with a range
of services that meet every need and budget, including boarding and daycare
in the sitter's home, overnight sitting or daily visits in the client's
home, private and group dog walks, pet taxiing, and miscellaneous home
care. A free in-home consultation permits clients, pets and sitters to get
pre-acquainted and address each pet's unique needs.
"Selecting a sitter to care for a pet and a home is a critically important
decision," notes Chris. "Now, there's no need to impose on family members
or friends, or subject one's pet to kennel boarding. Our highly trained
staff of sitters ensures all pets receive the love, attention and skilled
treatment expected of a professional caregiver, and that the client's home
To assure operational efficiencies, FETCH! Pet Care employs a sophisticated
telephone dispatch system and advanced software that tracks assignments and
delivers real-time electronic client order confirmations and automated
sitter assignment reminders. In addition, each sitter undergoes a thorough
criminal background check, references review, and training regimen, and
each location is fully licensed, bonded and insured.
Paul Mann, FETCH! Pet Care founder and president, notes, "The demand for
professional pet care services is at an all-time high -- especially those
that allow pets to maintain their routine while receiving the attention
they need. With many pet owners frustrated by the lack of professional and
reliable caregivers, or reluctant to kennel their pets due to health and
other concerns, our safe, convenient, and nurturing care provides peace of
As part of the grand opening celebration, through January 31, 2008 FETCH!
Pet Care of Keller-Grapevine-Hurst is offering a 10% discount off each new
client's initial service. FETCH! Pet Care of Keller-Grapevine-Hurst can be
reached by telephone at 817-350-6257 and via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or on the web at www.fetchpetcare.com.
About FETCH! Pet Care, Inc.
Founded in 2002 and with over 1,400 service areas across the United States,
FETCH! Pet Care is the pet sitting industry market leader -- the new face
of pet care in the 21st century. The company offers a humane alternative
to kennel boarding by providing loving, in-home overnight and/or daily care
to any kind of pet in the most professional and reliable manner possible.
FETCH! Pet Care's carefully selected, screened and trained pet sitters and
dog walkers, who are all pet owners themselves, have serviced over 10,000
clients this past year alone. The company has been featured in Small
Business Opportunities magazine's top 20 "Boom Businesses" to get into in
2007, named among Pet Product News International's "25 to Watch in 2007"
and included in Entrepreneur magazine's coveted Franchise 500 list in
January 2007 and in its "7 Hot Businesses That Can Make You Rich" feature
in September 2007. For franchise information or to find a location near
you, visit the company's Web site at www.FetchPetCare.com or call the
corporate office at 1-866-FETCHME.