FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
November 07, 2018
Grooming
Seasonal

How to maintain your dog’s winter coat

Winter is coming, and so is your dog's winter coat. Back before the days of domesticity, dogs evolved to grow thicker undercoats during the winter. Thankfully, dogs still possess the ability to adapt to the changing weather. But sometimes,...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
August 22, 2018
Diet
Food & Treats
Health
Health Watch

Unhealthy dog food disguised as quality food

“Nutritionally balanced”, “holistic health”, “essential nutrients”, “grain-free”. Does any of this sound familiar? When choosing dog food, we gravitate toward clever marketing that makes it seem like we are feeding our dogs healthy food.  Dog food companies dress...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
June 06, 2018
Grooming
Health

A Senior Dog Grooming Guide

Watching your dog age is an inevitable part of being a pet owner. One minute you have a wily puppy on your hands, and in the blink of an eye your senior dog is enjoying their golden years....

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 14, 2018
Health
Health Watch
Seasonal
Wellness

A comparative guide to flea medication for dogs

Picking a flea medication for dogs can be overwhelming. From collars to topical treatments to more holistic approaches, it seems that everyone has different opinions on which medication is better for keeping away these pesky parasites. Summertime is prime...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 06, 2018
Grooming
Health
Wellness

De-shedding dogs: everything you need to know

De-shedding dogs is a popular grooming service for many dog owners because of the way it ceases shedding in our furry friends. Dogs everywhere tend to gain and lose fur around the spring and fall respectively, as their bodies...

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