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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
June 12, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Let's Go
Local
Sincerely, Fitdog
Travel

How a thwarted snow day at Mount Baldy made our pack grow closer

The news of snowfall in the early months of 2018 had all of our ears perked. For Angelenos, winters are wet or dry, and this one was dry. There is no snow for most of us in any...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 31, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Lifestyle

Why you want professional dog hikers in your neighborhood

Professional dog hikers are becoming increasingly popular in Los Angeles and for good reason. Many owners are reaping the benefits of having their dogs join group hikes. While dogs benefit from high intensity exercise, small pack socialization, and...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 20, 2019
Hiking
Lifestyle

Why your dog’s 30-minute walk isn’t cutting it

Dogs, especially working breeds, are used to having tasks, activities, and lots of exercise. But when our lives went from rural to suburban, dogs lives changed, too. Rather than working alongside their humans, dogs are now used to...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 10, 2019
Hiking
Safety
Seasonal

Dogs and Rattlesnakes: How to prevent rattlesnake bites

Dogs and rattlesnakes have one big thing in common: they both thrive in the outdoors. Marshes, grassy fields, forests, and verdant hillsides are playgrounds to both species. We know-- rattlesnakes can seem creepy and frightening. Their venomous fangs...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 28, 2019
Boarding
Tips & Tricks

First time boarding tips

Boarding your dog for the very first time can be stressful. Plus worrying about whether or not your dog will be happy and properly cared for can put a damper on your travels, but knowing what to expect...

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