FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 15, 2020
Behavior
Running
Tips & Tricks
Training

The Two Causes of Leash Aggression

Many dog owners have issues with walking their dogs on a leash. Lunging at strangers, excessive barking, and growling are all types of behaviors that indicate leash aggression or leash reactivity. If you have a dog with leash...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 09, 2020
Activities
Adoption
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Ways you might be harming your dog without realizing it

We all do certain things that may not be the best for our pets. Whether you feed table scraps or allow for cheerful jumping, we're not here to pass judgment. But did you know those little bad habits...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 03, 2019
Behavior
Running

What was your dog’s original job?

While dogs have become our best domestic fur-iends, for many years the human/canine relationship was one where we worked together. Working dogs were bred to perform specific tasks to assist people.  Original jobs were focused on the acquisition and...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
July 10, 2019
Adoption
Lifestyle
Local
Seasonal

5 LA animal nonprofits that are making a difference

At Fitdog, we're really lucky to be able to focus on enriching dog's lives through fun activities. But the truth is, we couldn't do what we do without the efforts of those working tirelessly for LA's animal community....

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 17, 2019
Adoption
Lifestyle
Trends

Is Game of Thrones to blame for uptick in homeless Huskies?

The final season of Game of Thrones premiered last weekend on HBO, causing fans everywhere to go Stark raving mad. And while the cast is loaded with beautiful actors and actresses, the cast members who catch our eye the...

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