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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Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
April 08, 2020
Adoption
Health
Lifestyle

Four Ways You Can Help Shelters & Rescues During COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, shelters and rescues across Los Angeles and the country are making the difficult decision to close their doors to the public. As a result, many animals are being displaced. At the same time,...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 02, 2020
Adoption
Health

Caring for a new puppy

Bringing home a new puppy can be exciting but also overwhelming for you both! Luckily, a little preparation and establishing routines right away will help smooth out the transition and give you both a boost of confidence. Remember,...

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