FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
July 30, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Exercise
Fitdog Five

Best Backyard Activities for your Dog

Usually during this time of year we would be taking our dogs to the beach, on hiking trips, the dog park and many other adventures. However, because of the pandemic we are stuck at home with a bored...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 29, 2020
Enrichment
Exercise
Running

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
Exercise
Training

Teach your dog how to use the treadmill

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 an active, hyperactive or obese dog, teaching treadmill...

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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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