For Happy, Healthy Pets

We love dogs.


We really do. Those who choose Cuddles & Fetch for their pooch know that we are all about the dogs. We are a family-run business - we like to keep it small to provide the best experience possible.


We are trained & Experienced.

We have been trained as dog walkers by the Toronto Centre for Canine Education. We have certified in Pet First Aid via Follow the Leader Dog Training. We started by walking dogs in Toronto professionally in 2011, and opened our boarding in 2016.


We are licensed and insured.

We take safety very seriously. In addition to our training, We are a licensed kennel in Trent Hills. We are bonded and insured through Verge Insurance. 

We're one of the best.

We are consistently recognized by our peers, our clients and the media for being a premier pet care service. Many of the dogs that stay with us don't want to go home!



Meet The Family


Owner/Operator and CUDDLEMASTER

Heather grew up on a horse farm just north of Huntsville, ON. Farm life gave her real life experience in pet/animal companionship and intense education in their proper care. Having grown up with horses and a wide variety of dogs, Heather has a developed instinct for animal behaviours, and forms loving bonds quickly with pets in her care.

In her spare time Heather loves riding horses, spending time with her dogs, massages and pedicures, and works as a volunteer with Better Living


Boarding Buddy

Dan was born on a mountain near Vancouver BC, but raised in the heart of the GTA. He originally classified himself as a ‘cat lover’,  but Heather has introduced him to a whole world of love for four legged creatures, dogs most of all. Turns out, he's a 'dog lover' as well.  And oddly enough, they seem to love him too! Dan doubles as an extra dog bed.

Dan still does a lot of graphic design, for select clients. He plays a lot of Dungeons & Dragons, drinks a lot of coffee, and really likes drawing, reading and motorcycles



Our Story


Heather, with a little help from Dan, founded  a small dog walking company called 'Heather & Pooch' in 2011. Heather was looking to find something she was passionate about, while living in Toronto. Aside from having her own two dogs, she would often care for family and friends pets as well. Spending her days outside playing with puppies sounded like the perfect fit for this animal lover!  

Not long after she started, Dan realized he needed to get out of the corporate world of advertising to pursue his own creative passions. Dog walking helped him regain his 'zen'. Dan joined the pack in 2013, and hasn't looked back since.

Dan & Heather were married in 2014. Because the only thing they love as much as they love dogs, is each other.

In 2016, they purchased their first home, with the intention of being able to create a country space to offer home-style boarding. They purchased 65 acres of forest in Northumberland County, with a little house to call their own. They changed the name of their business to reflect our new start. And so we became 'Cuddles & Fetch'.





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The Pack

Our pack is like our family. We love our super pooches! Some have been with us since the very beginning. Some have moved away, and a few have crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. But once a pack member, always a pack member. Now that our family is growing everyday, we can't post all of them at once - so here's a few of our latest photos. Follow us on Instagram to see more, or to see pictures of your pup!