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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
June 06, 2022
Featured Blogger
Health

Guide to Fleas and Ticks

Unfortunately, our pups can get fleas and ticks all too easily – especially when your dog is living an active lifestyle! These pesky little bugs can make your pet itchy, transmit diseases, and truly disrupt you and your...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
February 18, 2021
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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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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