FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
December 12, 2022
Activities
Enrichment
Fitdog Asks
Lifestyle
Safety
Wellness

Dog Parks: Harmful or Helpful?

Dog parks are a ubiquitous part of urban and suburban life. They serve as important social spaces for dogs and owners alike. Until now, they’ve been fairly uncontested as an accepted part of pet culture, so much so...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 15, 2021
Behavior
Lifestyle
Trends

Pros and Cons of Bringing your Dog to the Office

Not so long ago, "bringing your dog to work" was pretty much limited to farmers, police officers, and ski patrollers. Today, the demand for dog-friendly offices has gotten companies a lot off companies to allow for dogs at...

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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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