FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
October 11, 2019
Health
Health Watch
Safety
Wellness

Dog Fire Safety Tips

This post has been updated from its original content to include dog fire safety tips to stay safe and healthy through California's fire season. California residents are all too familiar with the effects of fire season on the land and...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
July 23, 2019
Hiking
Safety

5 dangers to avoid when hiking with your dog

Trail hiking is not only an exciting outdoor activity, but it is also an opportunity for dogs to socialize in an open setting and explore new environments. In Southern California, the mountains are right around the corner, so many...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
July 06, 2019
Gear
Health
Safety
Seasonal

How to put together a Pet Preparedness Kit

Last year, we saw waves of people fleeing their homes all over California as the land burned, seeking shelter for themselves and their families. We opened our doors to many new guests: dogs whose parents had just lost...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 02, 2019
Lifestyle
Local
Safety

5 major reasons to license and microchip your dog

July is Lost Dog Prevention Month! One major way to help you find your dog in the event that they go missing is by having updated microchip and pet tag information. Additionally, licensing your pet with the city...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 10, 2019
Hiking
Safety
Seasonal

Dogs and Rattlesnakes: How to prevent rattlesnake bites

Dogs and rattlesnakes have one big thing in common: they both thrive in the outdoors. Marshes, grassy fields, forests, and verdant hillsides are playgrounds to both species. We know-- rattlesnakes can seem creepy and frightening. Their venomous fangs...

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