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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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 26, 2022
Holiday
Puppies
Safety
Tips & Tricks
Training

Dog scared of fireworks? Prepare your dog for 4th of July fireworks before they happen

So many new dogs and puppies found loving families and homes over the quarantine period.  For many of them, they’ve only experienced quiet, peaceful lives while everyone has been telecommuting and staying at home.  Now we are creeping...

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Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
July 26, 2021
Health
Health Watch
Puppies
Wellness

Guide to Common Dog Diseases & Parasites

As a pet parent, it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of common dog diseases. Recognizing the symptoms early and seeking veterinary help as soon as possible can save your dog's life. Here is the ultimate guide...

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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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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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