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Walking with Dogs


Advocating for your pet's emotional well-being.



Public Speaking

Pet education at schools, conferences, & other events.



Empowering pet parents.


Exotic Pet Awareness

Teaching people that animals don't have to be warm & fuzzy to need love.



Contact me for any pet-related needs!

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Hi, I’m Natalie

 I am a level 3, Elite Fear Free Certified Veterinary Practice Manager.  After becoming the first Fear Free Certified Practice in the Dakota’s, I was invited to be on the Fear Free Speaker’s Bureau to share best practices and have become a subject matter expert in Fear Free culture and communication.  In my spare time, I enjoy going on adventures with my amazing husband, Tim.  Our favorite things to do are traveling the country to see our favorite bands, and spending as much time on or IN the water as possible.  My angel dog, Sniff, was the inspiration behind creating this nonprofit, which focuses on leash etiquette and why it matters.  Not all dogs like to say hello and that’s ok.


Follow Me @natalie.gruchow


"Very professional and courteous! She went out of her way to help us get our signs. I'm so proud to have someone from our own community advocating for dogs to be respected."

-Erica Jo

"This is the BEST message out there and everyone should know it!! Thanks Natalie for advocating!"

-Teneil H

"Natalie is an awesome advocate for our furry four legged friends! Loving the sign in our yard that Natalie herself dropped off. Hoping this will help our neighbors understand that not all dogs like to say hello. Thanks for all you do for our community!"

-Tawny B

Dog on Pink

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed

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Willing to travel to empower pets!


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