FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
September 21, 2021
Activities
Hiking
Local
Seasonal

Our Favorite Fall Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

Summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean the outdoor fun is. There’s no shortage of things to do around town, especially now that the weather has cooled down enough for us to go outside and play with...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
October 13, 2020
Hiking
Press
Training

10 Best Dog-Friendly Hikes in LA

Want to be part of your pup’s exercise regime while taking in the beautiful nature and weather of Southern California? We came up with ten of our favorite dog-friendly hikes in LA for you and your furry companion. If...

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Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
July 30, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Exercise
Fitdog Five

Best Backyard Activities for your Dog

Usually during this time of year we would be taking our dogs to the beach, on hiking trips, the dog park and many other adventures. However, because of the pandemic we are stuck at home with a bored...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
July 23, 2020
Health
Hiking
Safety
Seasonal

Foxtails in dogs: A hidden danger on your hiking trail

If you enjoy hiking with your dog, you may have seen these dangerous seeds lurking along your favorite trail, or maybe even in your own neighborhood.  Green in the spring, these grass seeds dry up and become a...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 29, 2020
Enrichment
Exercise
Running

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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