FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 12, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Games
Training

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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
March 28, 2020
Activities
DIY
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks

Four indoor exercises your dog needs right now

What a time - between the coronavirus pandemic and an unexpected rainy week in Los Angeles, our worlds have momentarily paused. While things around us feel different, one thing remains the same: your dog is in need of...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 26, 2020
Behavior
Daycare
Training

Some Dogs Don’t Like Daycare

If you wonder how your dog will do in the daycare scene, we're here to give you the inside scoop. Many dogs thrive in daycare and look forward to their daily romp with friends. Other dogs dogs, in...

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