FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

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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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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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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
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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