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January 18, 20018


Welcome to the Fairfax Pet Care Newsletter!

Hi Friends,
 
I hope everyone has been staying warm and safe this winter!

We had a whirlwind end of 2017, and 2018 has started with a bang!  Last year marked FPC's best year ever, and we are hoping for an even better year in 2018.

This March we'll celebrate our 6th year in business, and we are so very grateful to all of you for the opportunity to do what we love.  We started with just one employee (me!), and zero clients to call our own.  Today, we average around 15 employees, and we perform over 120 walks/visits a day!  Growing a small business is quite a challenge, and it requires 24/7 attention to make sure everything goes smoothly.  We could never do it without amazing clients like you, and we can't thank you enough for helping us thrive.

We are also quite proud of our wonderful employees, and we plan to continue to grow our team in 2018.  We are currently hiring, so if you know anyone looking for a great job caring for pets, please send them our way!  As a reminder, if you have a favorite walker or sitter, please give them a "shout out" in a 5 star review on Yelp.  They'll get a $25 gift card from us, plus the reward of knowing they're doing a great job!  

Also in 2018, we will begin offering a new plan for group apartment discounts.  While the numbers aren't currently finalized, the basic idea will be that the more residents we have in a single apartment building, the cheaper the price per walk will be for those clients!  We'll of course keep you updated and notify you once the final offer is in place, but it is never too early for you to start spreading the word to your neighbors.

It has been a bit since our last newsletter, so we want to be sure to recognize the winner from our 2017 pet photo contest.  Our winner was Luna (see pic below), and she received a free week of walks for her amazing photo!  Thank you so much to all of our incredible entries.  We look forward to another contest in 2018, and congratulations, Luna!


We also held our 5th Annual Pet Food drive in 2017, which was a HUGE success.  Thank you so much to everyone who participated, and we look forward to bringing in even more awesome goodies for animals in need in 2018!  Here's a shot of all the great stuff we collected last time from our amazing clients:


As a reminder in these cold months, Fairfax Pet Care follows the federal government for snow days.  In addition, a reminder that we do not perform daily package walks on federal holidays.

Also, while it seems a bit far off, please note that we typically are very packed with pet sitting in the month of March (mostly due to spring break).  If you know of any pet sits you will require during the month, please let us know as soon as possible for the best chance at availability.

Now, more than ever, we would really appreciate your support, referrals, and kind reviews to help us continue to do what we love - caring for our furry family!  Please remember to "Like" us on Facebook, and if you appreciate our services, please leave us a 5 star review online (Yelp or Google are best!).  In our news section below, you'll find some great links to leave reviews.  Thank you in advance, and thank you again for all of your support along the way!
 
Have a paw-tastic day!
 
Sincerely,
Casey Kanode
Owner/Top Dog, Fairfax Pet Care LLC


News:

- Now Serving: Mosaic!  We are happy to announce that we are now offering daily package walks in the Mosaic area. If you're interested, let us know!

- More Options For Reviews!  Your reviews are the #1 way you can help us grow.  Most of our business comes from the web, and reviews from our happy customers help others know that we'll take great care of their pets.  Recently, we have been added to the following online outlets, and we would REALLY appreciate a kind review!
 
 











- Don't forget... PAW CASH!
Our referral program is a great way to get some free credits for services!  For every person you send our way who pays for their first service, we'll send you $20 in PAW CASH that you can use on any future service with us.  It's that easy!


Credit Cards!  Remember, we are now accepting credit cards with a small convenience fee.  If you are interested in paying via credit card, please let Casey know!

We promise not to overwhelm you, but if you'd prefer to unsubscribe, simply click the "UNSUBSCRIBE" link below, and you'll no longer receive our newsletter.

As always, we truly appreciate your interest in Fairfax Pet Care, and we hope you have an amazing day!


Check out these great articles!

A Few New Policies in 2017

Five Tips for a Happy Halloween From FPC

And the Winner Is...

Fairfax Pet Care Earns Esteemed Angie's List Super Service Award


FPC Second Annual Food Drive a Success!

10 Litter Box Tips from Fairfax Pet Care

Dog Day at The Lincoln at Fair Oaks

New Referrals Now Worth $20 In Paw Cash

Happy Holidays From Fairfax Pet Care


Happy Thanksgiving From Fairfax Pet Care

Fairfax Pet Care Supports Foster Parents

Back To School - Every Dog Must Go! (For a walk)

Another Wonderful Email From a Happy Customer

A Client Review of Fairfax Pet Care

First Annual Food Drive a Huge Success

Fairfax Pet Care at Celebrate Fairfax!

Fairfax Pet Care Now Accepting Credit Cards!

Fairfax Pet Care Article on Patch!

The Top 5 Reasons To Always Choose A Professional

Our New Referral Program Is Here!

PUPPY POWER! Fairfax Pet Care Tips For New Puppy Owners

Some Dog Walking Tips From Fairfax Pet Care

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire a Dog Walker

REMEMBER: We post new articles, information, pictures, and more every day on our Facebook and Twitter pages.  Just click the links at  the bottom right of this newsletter to join us!
 

Fairfax Pet Care is Fairfax County, Virginia's most professional Pet Care Service. Locally owned and operated, we take great pride in offering first-class pet care to our wonderful neighbors. We're dedicated and reliable animal lovers, ready to give your pet the attention they deserve when you're not around. Our services include dog walking, pet sitting, and in-home dog training.

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Important Stuff:

- Here's a quick list of the federal holidays in 2018:
Monday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 15 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 19* Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 3 Labor Day
Monday, October 8 Columbus Day
Monday, November 12** Veterans Day
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day


- We have begun collecting birthdays for our regular clients in the hopes to keep track and celebrate!  If you haven't already, we would really appreciate you sending over your pet's birthday for our records.  

- With the cold weather here, just a reminder that we will limit outdoor exposure in extreme cold and spend any remaining time inside with your pups.

- We are hiring!  Do you or someone you know love dogs?  Now is the time to apply for the best team in town!  Head to our JOBS page for more information.

- Don't forget about our Walker/Sitter of the Month program! If you’d like to give your walker some appreciation, write a happy review on Yelp mentioning their name!

Take a look at some of our awesome clients!



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