FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 13, 2020
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Puppies

Puppy Socialization: What is it and why you should care

The common thinking is that puppy socialization needs to wait until dogs are older and all vaccines have been given.  Yet countless studies have shown early socialization is essential to healthy puppy development.  In fact, the American Veterinary...

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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 06, 2020
Fitdog Five
Health
Running

Five tips for running with your dog

Ready to lace up those running shoes? Running with your dog provides your pup with much-needed exercise. It’s also a great way to bond with your dog, reinforce training, and even a great motivator for your own fitness...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 26, 2020
Behavior

Poor personality traits for dog daycare

If you wonder how your dog will do in the daycare scene, you’re taking a great step toward success. Some dogs, in fact, don't like daycare at all. Here are dog personality types that raise a few red flags...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 15, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Tips & Tricks
Training

How Mixing up Your Dog’s Exercise Routine Makes Them Happier

Does your dog seem unsatisfied and energetic at the end of your daily exercise routine? It could be that they need a change of pace! While it’s important to keep a daily routine for walking, eating, and sleeping,...

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