FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 10, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare

Why doggy daycare can wait

Did you get a new puppy or have a high energy dog? Thinking about doggy daycare? Even when your puppy has met all of the daycare requirements, starting daycare too soon can be detrimental for young dogs, especially...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 09, 2020
Lifestyle
Press
Safety

How to modify your home for an elderly pet

Fitdog was recently featured in Redfin's article "How to Modify Your Home for an Elderly Pet." As pets age, they need more support from us. Elderly pets have a higher risk of arthritis and joint problems, weakness, disease, and...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 26, 2020
Holiday
Puppies
Safety
Tips & Tricks
Training

Dog scared of fireworks? Prepare your dog for 4th of July fireworks before they happen

So many new dogs and puppies found loving families and homes over the quarantine period.  For many of them, they’ve only experienced quiet, peaceful lives while everyone has been telecommuting and staying at home.  Now we are creeping...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
June 23, 2020
Holiday
Lifestyle
Seasonal
Tips & Tricks

Calm your dog during fireworks (or other loud events)

Whether it's the official city fireworks or your neighbor’s sideshow, fireworks can be stressful and downright scary for dogs. Dogs have no idea what or where the rapid firing, booming sounds are coming from and whether it's nearby...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 21, 2020
Activities
Exercise
Training

Teach your dog how to use the treadmill

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 an active, hyperactive or obese dog, teaching treadmill...

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