FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 26, 2019
Activities
Behavior
Events
Fitdog Five
Seasonal

Why your dog loves the fall season

There's no better feeling than that first autumnal breeze signaling a change of seasons. Humans aren't the only ones who notice a change in the air. Dogs also sense the change and thrive in the fall season. With...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
September 17, 2019
Food & Treats
Health

Fruits you can share with your pup (and what to avoid)

We love fruit and know it’s good for us, but is fruit good for our pups too? Some fruits are safe and even beneficial to dogs to help them digest and receive nutrients they wouldn’t otherwise. Just remember...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
August 18, 2019
Activities
Behavior
Lifestyle

Preventing the back to school doggy blues

It’s back to school season. Kids are returning to school, vacations are coming to an end, and everyone is busy. Plus, the weather is cooling down, and there are less outdoor activities. Over the summer, your dog probably loved...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 03, 2019
Behavior
Running

What was your dog’s original job?

While dogs have become our best domestic fur-iends, for many years the human/canine relationship was one where we worked together. Working dogs were bred to perform specific tasks to assist people.  Original jobs were focused on the acquisition and...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
June 11, 2019
Behavior
Daycare

Why daycare is not a cure for separation anxiety in dogs

Daycare sounds like the ultimate cure for anxious dogs. Having constant supervision, interaction, and activity should make for one happy pup, right? Well, in the case of dogs suffering from separation anxiety, daycare is actually a pretty miserable...

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