Jamie Migdal, CPDT-KA and CEO of FetchFind

Jamie Migdal has been working with dogs and their people, and innovating within the pet industry, for nearly 25 years. Having successfully built three national pet service companies, Jamie is an expert across all aspects of the pet industry, including education, technology, business development, sales, marketing, and management. Her fourth and current company, FetchFind, sells staff training and engagement and other business solutions to pet care service companies around the globe.

 

In 2018, Jamie joined the PetSmart Independent Review Board as an industry expert. She also received the Pet Age Women of Influence award, participated in the VentureSCALE accelerator program, and was shortlisted for the Information Age Women in IT Rising Star  award. 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. She loves her job.

Experience

  • Founder and CEO, FetchFind, Chicago, IL (2013-present)

  • Founder and Advisor, CanineLink (now FetchFind Academy), Chicago, IL (2011-present)

  • Panel Expert, Dangerous Dog Hearings and Proceedings, Oak Park, IL (2004 - 2010)

  • Founder, Out-U-Go , Oak Park, IL (1996-2000)

Innovations

  • Developed the first subscription-based learning system for pet care service providers

  • Created Baby and Bowser, the first new parent/dog program offered at Northwestern Memorial Hospital/Prentice Women’s Hospital

  • Developed the first Dog Reactive/Breed Specific/Shy Dog classes incorporating massage in Chicago

  • Created the first “workout with your dogs” class with Fitness Formula Clubs

  • Founded the first in-person dog trainer academy in Chicago

  • Founded the first Chicago dog training school that modeled multiple locations

  • Founded Out-U-Go multi-service dog walking, pet sitting, vet care, poop pick up, and pet taxi company; was  first pet sitter in Chicago to use report card system

© Jamie Migdal by FetchFind