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
December 08, 2017
Adoption
Boarding
Featured Blogger
Grooming
Health
Health Watch
Wellness

The five most common mistakes new pet owners make

When you decide to bring a dog into your family, there are so many things to consider. The following is a list of the most common mistakes new pet owners make. Prepare yourself by knowing the ins and...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 14, 2017
Behavior
Featured Blogger
Health
Training
Wellness

Separation anxiety affects dogs just like humans

Did you know that dogs express stress in various ways? Panting, excessive barking, and pacing are all signs your dog is stressed. But perhaps the most common way that stress manifests in dogs is through separation anxiety. If...

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