FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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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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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
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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