FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 21, 2020
Activities
DIY
Training

Teach your dog to love treadmill exercise

Exercising on a treadmill is a powerful tool that can help dogs improve muscle strength and stamina, prevent obesity, aid weight loss, and provide mental stimulation. If you have a hyperactive or obese dog, treadmill training could...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 13, 2020
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Puppies

Puppy Socialization: What is it and why you should care

The common thinking is that puppy socialization needs to wait until dogs are older and all vaccines have been given.  Yet countless studies have shown early socialization is essential to healthy puppy development.  In fact, the American Veterinary...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 02, 2020
Grooming
Health
Lifestyle

5 Puppy Massage Techniques to Relax Your Dog

When you first get a new puppy it's important to get them used to being handled. Although it’s not something we really think about, your new puppy is about to get touched in all kinds of new places...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 18, 2020
DIY
Grooming
Health
Lifestyle

At-Home Dog Grooming Guide

Grooming is an essential part of a dog's health routine. Now that most grooming services have closed due to the COVID 19 business restrictions, dog owners are having to take dog grooming into their own hands.  While dog...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 12, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Gear
Just Because
Tips & Tricks

5 benefits of dog puzzles

We do puzzles for mental stimulation, engagement, and the reward of completion. It just so happens that dogs benefit from puzzling in the same ways! Dog puzzles are interactive and challenging games that make your canine work for...

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