Their Search and Rescue program works with rescues and shelters looking for dogs with certain temperaments and personality traits that may be candidates for Search and Rescue work. Once identified these The Fetch Foundation evaluates these dogs and trains them for the demanding job of rescue worker. They also have a Military Veterans Companion Program that finds and evaluates canine candidates that would assist veterans to overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, provide companionship or in some cases assist with certain tasks needed on a day to day basis.
The Fetch Foundation also provides FIDO BAGs to area Fire Departments and First Responders. These BAGs contain a specialized breathing apparatus that is formed to fit any pet’s muzzle. The specialized cone-shaped oxygen mask allows for a secure seal on the pet’s face giving them the breath of life. Specialized burn sheets, bandages, rinsing saline and protective restraints are also in The FIDO BAG.
The Fetch Foundation is a unique 501(c)(3) non-profit organization creating programs that save pets lives. Through love and commitment to animals in need through emergencies, rescue, fostering, specialized training and placement throughout the United States, The Fetch Foundation saves lives with their programs. “Our vision is to have a FIDO BAG© on every fire truck in the country starting here in your community”, adds Peck. To achieve this vision, they are offering a unique opportunity in allowing individuals and corporations to sponsor a FIDO BAG© in their name. The Fetch Foundation also allows for you to be involved in your community’s SEARCH and RESCUE and “Homeless to Heroes” efforts through donations to help homeless pets become valued search and service partners.
To find out more please visit: http://www.thefetchfoundation.com and click the “Fetch for Pets” Flyer at the bottom of the page. You can also contact Sherry Krueger at 602-538-3864 or email Sherry@TheFetchFoundation.com for more information.