Dog Training Tips: My Dog is Scared of the iFetch Noise. Help!

Is your dog afraid of the sound your iFetch makes? Don't worry. We can help. We recommend a gradual training approach starting with getting your pup used to the iFetch while it's turned off, then playing fetch independently near the machine while it's on, and eventually working up to having him fetch straight from the [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on Dog Training Tips: My Dog is Scared of the iFetch Noise. Help!

Pet Health Insurance 101

Picture this. You’re out playing with your dog, and something spooks her. She darts around the corner and disappears. Panic sets in, and you frantically search the neighborhood. Thankfully, she’s ok, but what if she had been hurt? An unexpected illness or injury can cost thousands of dollars, and most likely, you haven't budgeted for [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on Pet Health Insurance 101

How to Socialize Your Puppy

Socializing your puppy at an early age is the best way to prepare them for a long, happy life as an adult. Socializing is more than just taking your puppy to the local dog park to mingle with other dogs. It’s about introducing your puppy to new places, new smells, and even new human friends. [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on How to Socialize Your Puppy

3 Ways to Clean iFetch Tennis Balls

Are your iFetch tennis balls slimy and gross? We can help you get them clean! Dogs naturally discover and carry their toys with their mouths. This means slobbery and crusty toys, especially iFetch tennis balls. Gross! In fact, all dog toys can get pretty slimy and stinky, and it’s a good idea to regularly take [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Clean iFetch Tennis Balls

Top 10 Most Dog Friendly Cities in the USA

Is your city dog friendly? We did some research, and looked at things like: Number of dog parks Dog-friendly restaurants and areas Pet care stores and services Access to walking/hiking trails Weather Pet-focused events In no particular order, these are our top 10 choices! Let us know which cities we missed. San Diego, CA - weather, pet-friendly [...]

Training your pack to play with the iFetch together!

More dogs = more excitement = more cuddles & belly rubs = more memories = more fun! This equation sums up the endless cuteness of all of your dogs playing with the iFetch together.  The iFetch community has so many hilarious videos like this one below.  If you have one, please share it with us at [...]

10 Things to Do With Your Dog Outside This Summer

It's our favorite time of year because the weather is warming up off all over the country, daylight is lasting longer, and there are more opportunities to play with our pups outdoors. The iFetch team took some votes and put together a list of our favorite outdoor activities to do with our dogs. A few important [...]

4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Dog Active & Fit

You want the very best for your lovable pup, so on this National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few tips to help keep your dog active and healthy. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (or APOP) started this annual day of awareness in 2007 to bring attention [...]