FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 22, 2020
Grooming
Health

Reduce dog shedding: Tips for healthier coat and skin

The number one thing pet owners complain about is shedding. It seems like dog fur is just the reality of dog ownership. But it doesn't have to be. While nearly all pets shed, there are ways to reduce...

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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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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 02, 2020
Grooming
Health
Lifestyle

5 Puppy Massage Techniques to Relax Your Dog

When you first get a new puppy it's important to get them used to being handled. Although it’s not something we really think about, your new puppy is about to get touched in all kinds of new places...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 18, 2020
DIY
Grooming
Health
Lifestyle

At-Home Dog Grooming Guide

Grooming is an essential part of a dog's health routine. Now that most grooming services have closed due to the COVID 19 business restrictions, dog owners are having to take dog grooming into their own hands.  While dog...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 06, 2020
Fitdog Five
Health
Running

Five tips for running with your dog

Ready to lace up those running shoes? Running with your dog provides your pup with much-needed exercise. It’s also a great way to bond with your dog, reinforce training, and even a great motivator for your own fitness...

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