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
April 12, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Games
Training

5 benefits of dog puzzles

We do puzzles for mental stimulation, engagement, and the reward of completion. It just so happens that dogs benefit from puzzling in the same ways! Dog puzzles are interactive and challenging games that make your canine work for...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 18, 2019
DIY
Easter
Holiday
Recipes

Create an awesome dog-friendly Easter basket

Easter is right around the corner, and there’s no reason why your pup can’t get in on the fun. If you want to gift a dog-friendly easter basket to the special dog in your life this year, take some inspiration...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
October 30, 2015
Easter
Halloween
Health
Holiday
Seasonal
Thanksgiving
Valentine's Day

The most dangerous holidays for dogs

Every year in the weeks surrounding Halloween and Christmas, the APCC receives hundreds of calls regarding dogs ingesting foreign bodies, like toys, chocolate, or candy wrappers. Therefore, most of the dangerous holidays for dogs are stacked up at...

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