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Leashes and Lovers is Where Dog Lovers Meet.

We, who love dogs are a "special breed" and at Leashes and Lovers® our mission is to connect you with those who love dogs as much as you. 

Leashes and Lovers welcomes all dog lovers with and without dogs We are friendly, loyal, open and fun!  And, like dogs, we come in all sizes, colors and ages; but all in all, we have common ground - a love of dogs.   

Whether you are looking for a date, a lasting relationship, friends, those simply with the same breed of dog; and/or resources to find products and services to suit you and your best friend's needs, Leashes and Lovers is "The Place to Be."

Leashes and Lovers® was founded in 2003 with this idea in mind by The Dog Expert, dog trainer Sheryl Matthys.   

Leashes and Lovers is:

  • THE CLUB to connect dog lovers for a date, relationships, friends, same breed and get advice from the Experts in the teleseminars on relationships and dog behavior
  • a Best Selling Book
  • FetchaBiz - Marketplace of products and services showcasing pet-friendly businesses for you and your best friend and the entrepreneur
  • A news and breed resource

A quality trafficked site, where both dog lovers and entrepreneurs flourish. 

Animal Planet featured Leashes and Lovers as a way for dog lovers to meet. There is an immediate common bond when you know you’re meeting a dog person whether for a relationship or business.


  • Make friends, a date, relationship
  • Find those with same dog breed
  • EXPERT advice on relationships and training in monthly Teleseminars
  • Profile with photos, videos, blogs
  • Save dogs lives -(dues support animal charity)


Leashes and LoversWhat Your Dog Can Teach You About Love, Life, and Happiness specializes in helping dog lovers (singles and couples) with struggling relationships. Author Sheryl Matthys leads you to successful relationships by asking yourself this important question, “What Would My Dog Do?”  She shares stories from celebrities like Cesar Millan, Howard Stern, Rachael Ray and more.  The book reveals the secrets of success and happiness by how to apply some of your dogs’ traits to human interactions to resolve the conflicts and dilemmas that may be robbing your life of joy and the fulfillment you deserve.  

The book chapters delve into dating, couples fortitude, friendships, break-ups, bereavement, and even family ties.  


FetchaBiz puts the dog lover and pet-related business in touch.  Entrepreneurs/manager become Top Dog when they create a biz profile.

Top Dogs empowers their business with:

Full page profile describing products and services
• Rotating Ad
• Link to website, Twitter, and Facebook
• Recommendations that appear on club members and Top Dog pages
• Unlimited photos & video, blog posts, published articles
• Network with other biz owners
• Expert advice on business strategy and marketing in monthly Teleseminars
• Improved ranking in search engines like google
• Inclusion in newsletter
and more!

FetchaBiz is a dynamic enterprise devoted to empowering pet related entrepreneurs to expand brand awareness, inspire and teach to think more creatively and to take smart risks that allow their businesses to thrive.   


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