Fetch by The Dodo launches Fetch Forward

Pet insurance company Fetch Pet Insurance is launching Fetch Forward, “the first and only predictive health platform for pets.”

Initially, Fetch Forward will be available as a health report that focuses on dogs, giving pet parents insights into their dog’s health trajectory and health outcomes. Reports will be available later this year and free for a limited time.

The process begins by sharing details about the dog (i.e., breed, age and zip code). This information is then processed through a “patent-pending computational model” to produce a report that identifies the conditions a dog is most likely to experience at every stage of its life and provides evidence-based recommendations to help prevent or proactively manage those risks, both in the short and long term.

The company says that the health report is based on 16 years of clinical health findings and 150+ million data points from over 725,000 dogs.

“Fetch Forward empowers pet parents to take control of the health and wellbeing of their pets like never before. It packs a lot of power into a user-friendly interface to help adoring pet parents give their pets happier, healthier and longer lives.” – Paul Guyardo, president and CEO of Fetch.

“Fetch Forward brings together vet medicine and advanced data science in a fundamentally new way. As a veterinarian researcher whose mission is to increase the longevity and quality of our pets’ lives, I see Fetch Forward as a breakthrough moment, and the Fetch Health Report is an incredible introduction to the platform.” – Dr. Audrey Ruple, Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Quantitative Epidemiology at Virginia Tech, who has partnered with the Fetch team to build Fetch Forward.