FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 29, 2020
Activities
Health
Running
Training

5 Ways Treadmill Workouts Benefit Dogs

When newcomers tour our daycare and boarding facility in Santa Monica, they always chuckle when they pass the doggy treadmill. They ask: “Is that for real?” The simple answer: absolutely. Pet owners might think it’s impossible to get their dog...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 21, 2020
Activities
DIY
Training

Teach your dog to love treadmill exercise

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 a hyperactive or obese dog, treadmill training could...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 12, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Gear
Just Because
Tips & Tricks

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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
February 18, 2020
Health
Health Watch
Lifestyle
Local
Safety
Uncategorized
Wellness

Why Spaying & Neutering Your Dog is So Important

February is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month! So we're here to educate you on the importance of "fixing," in other words, removing the reproductive organs of, your pet. For the average pet owner, an un-spayed/neutered dog means you run...

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