FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 23, 2020
Safety
Training
Travel
Trends

Why You Should Never Fake Having a Service Dog

You either know someone who has faked having an emotional support animal, therapy, or service dog or you’ve probably heard stories. For instance, the girl who was attacked by a fake ESA or the poop incident that caused...

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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 14, 2020
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Walking Your Dog Without Fear

Walking your pup daily is a must and is meant to be an enjoyable activity for both you and your dog. But for some dog owners, it’s a stressful and overwhelming experience. Unchecked behavioral issues, such as barking,...

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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
January 02, 2020
DIY
Food & Treats
Recipes

5 kitchen staples to keep your dog happy and healthy in the new year

Ever wonder which human foods are safe to share with your dog? You can easily give your dog a nutritious boost with some of your own favorite kitchen ingredients. Keep your dog happy and healthy this new year...

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