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
May 12, 2020
Hiking
Press
Training

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 five of our favorite dog-friendly hikes in LA for you and your furry companion. If...

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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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 23, 2020
Safety
Training
Travel
Trends

Why You Should Never Fake Having a Service Dog

You either know someone who has faked having an emotional support animal, therapy, or service dog or you’ve probably heard stories. For instance, the girl who was attacked by a fake ESA or the poop incident that caused...

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