FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
January 25, 2021
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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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
January 21, 2021
Behavior
Training

Choosing the right training program for your dog

Does your four-legged friend constantly bark, cry or have separation anxiety when you leave the house or room? Does your favorite canine go crazy around new guests and can’t calm down easily? Did a bad experience with a training...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 19, 2021
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Walking Your Dog Without Fear

Walking your pup daily is a must and is meant to be an enjoyable activity for both you and your dog. But for some dog owners, it’s a stressful and overwhelming experience. Unchecked behavioral issues, such as barking,...

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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 10, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare

Why doggy daycare can wait

Did you get a new puppy or have a high energy dog? Thinking about doggy daycare? Even when your puppy has met all of the daycare requirements, starting daycare too soon can be detrimental for young dogs, especially...

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