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
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
October 21, 2019
Activities
Let's Go
Lifestyle
Press
Spotlight
Training
Wellness

Scent Work provides mind games for the nosey hound

We're excited to announce our new Scent Work class!  You might know that dog noses are at least 10,000x stronger than ours. It is easily a dog's most resourceful instrument, yet they don't always have a chance to fine-tune it....

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
June 12, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Let's Go
Local
Sincerely, Fitdog
Travel

How a thwarted snow day at Mount Baldy made our pack grow closer

The news of snowfall in the early months of 2018 had all of our ears perked. For Angelenos, winters are wet or dry, and this one was dry. There is no snow for most of us in any...

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