FetchFind is committed to making pet care better, safer, and smarter. Our staff training and business solutions enable companies of all sizes to focus their resources on service, client care, and sustainable growth.
Founded by pet industry entrepreneur Jamie Migdal, CPDT-KA, FetchFind was created to help solve the three biggest pain points for pet care businesses - finding, training, and retaining staff.
Our ever-growing library of content is developed and created by acclaimed pet professionals, and is available by subscription on desktop and mobile devices.
Our core team is comprised of pet industry veterans who know firsthand the issues facing pet business owners, because we’ve been there ourselves.
Jamie has been working with dogs and their people, and innovating within the pet industry, for nearly 25 years. Having successfully built four national pet service companies, Jamie is an expert across all aspects of the pet industry, including education, technology, business development, sales, marketing, and management.
In 2018, Jamie joined the PetSmart Independent Review Board as an industry expert, and the Women in Entrepreneurship Institute - DePaul University as a member of their Board of Advisors. She also received the Pet Age Women of Influence award, participated in the VentureSCALE accelerator program, and was selected as a finalist for Pet Industry Woman of the Year. In 2016-2017, Jamie completed the prestigious Prosper Women Entrepreneurs and WiSTEM-1871 Chicago accelerator programs, and received the Pet Age ICON and Women Tech Founders Midwest Women in Tech awards. Under her leadership,
FetchFind was selected as one of the top five most innovative pet care companies via the Purina Pet Care Innovation Prize. Jamie is a sought-after industry expert and public speaker, and presents on a variety
of business and pet care service topics at conferences throughout the year.
Aaron is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Caerus Investment Partners. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and over ten years’ experience in tech start-up, strategy and turnaround, and restructuring consulting to Fortune 500 and middle market companies. Aaron is a recipient of the Turnaround Management Association’s Turnaround of the Year award and M&A Advisor’s Top 40 Under 40. Pet family: still looking.
Erin is a graduate of Hofstra University and a professional dog trainer dedicated to positive reinforcement behavior modification techniques. She practiced her craft in Chicago for many years before moving to Colorado and founding Touch Dog Training. Erin loves working in the pet industry, not only because she gets to work with animals, but she truly believes it is an innovative and talented industry filled with people who want to make a difference. Pet family: still looking.
Lynda is a New Mexico-born, Chicago-raised graduate of The Evergreen State College with extensive experience and education in all things dog. She’s had animals her entire life and has worked in grooming, walking, sitting, daycare, retail, and management sectors. Pet family: foster-failure cat Rikku, a sweet, shy Doberman/Lab mix named Surf, and Ryan, an Akita/Shepherd mix who challenged Lynda to work
on her fear aggressive behavior.
Melissa was a competitive swimmer growing up and competed for first chair violin, always driven by a challenge. She is a graduate of Elmhurst College, and had a long career in business development, sales, and marketing before joining the FetchFind team. She works in the pet industry because she wants to be surrounded by pet loving people. Pet family: several saltwater fish, and a sweet, snuggly, lovable lap dog Australian Cattle mix named Jester.
A graduate of The University of Chicago, Melanie worked in academia and finance for many years before beginning her career in the companion animal community. She believes that a good education fosters understanding and compassion, and the more we understand about animals as they are, the less likely we are to contribute to the suffering of sentient beings. Pet family: a flock of companion parrots and her extremely
popular Chi-Puggle mix Hattie.
Andrea is an LSU graduate and former professional chef who now works as marketing manager for a Chicago recreational cooking school. She began her work in the pet industry as Director of Marketing and Operations at AnimalSense, and now manages projects for FetchFind. She shares her love of food and dogs with the world from sunny Florida. Pet family: a terrier mix named Bosworth, who loves to paddleboard and who has his own boogie board.
In addition to being one of the nation's top pet first aid/CPR and safety experts, Arden is an in-demand professional speaker, cat and dog behavior advisor, media and pet product consultant, and best-selling author of 24 books. She is also the founder of Pet First Aid 4 U and the host of the award-winning podcast Oh Behave! on Pet Life Radio. Pet family (and co-stars): Pet Safety Cat Casey and Pet Safety Dog Kona.