FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
July 23, 2020
Health
Hiking
Safety
Seasonal

Foxtails in dogs: A hidden danger on your hiking trail

If you enjoy hiking with your dog, you may have seen these dangerous seeds lurking along your favorite trail, or maybe even in your own neighborhood.  Green in the spring, these grass seeds dry up and become a...

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Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
July 15, 2020
Safety
Tips & Tricks
Training

7 Tips to Teach Your Dog How to Swim

Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to cool off at the pool or beach, especially with your four-legged friend by your side. But before you let your dog jump into the water with you, it’s important...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 10, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare

Why doggy daycare can wait

Did you get a new puppy or have a high energy dog? Thinking about doggy daycare? Even when your puppy has met all of the daycare requirements, starting daycare too soon can be detrimental for young dogs, especially...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 09, 2020
Lifestyle
Press
Safety

How to modify your home for an elderly pet

Fitdog was recently featured in Redfin's article "How to Modify Your Home for an Elderly Pet." As pets age, they need more support from us. Elderly pets have a higher risk of arthritis and joint problems, weakness, disease, and...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
July 03, 2020
DIY
Food & Treats
Just Because
Lifestyle
Seasonal

Frozen Dog Treats for Summer: 4 Pupsicle Recipes to Treat your Dog

Summer is here and it's warming up! Dogs love cooling down with frozen summer treats just as much as we do. We have created four savory and sweet recipes to help beat the heat this summer. Pupsicles are also...

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