FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 26, 2020
Holiday
Puppies
Safety
Tips & Tricks
Training

Dog scared of fireworks? Prepare your dog for 4th of July fireworks before they happen

So many new dogs and puppies found loving families and homes over the quarantine period.  For many of them, they’ve only experienced quiet, peaceful lives while everyone has been telecommuting and staying at home.  Now we are creeping...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 17, 2020
Lifestyle
Puppies
Tips & Tricks
Training

Puppy Proofing: Using stuffables as an easy solution to naughty behaviors

Let's face it, puppies are adorable furballs that warm our hearts but also require a lot of attention and care. There are many ways to puppy proofing your life and stuffables is one tool to have in your...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 14, 2020
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks
Training
Trends

Socializing Your Dog After COVID-19

The streets have been fairly empty, traffic has been quieter, and most parks have been closed up until very recently.  It’s safe to say our bustling human lives have gotten a lot quieter since COVID-19, which for our...

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

Puppy Socialization: Why your dog needs it

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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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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