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 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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Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
July 08, 2020
Gear
Lifestyle
Travel

Best travel water bowls for dogs

Whether you and your dog are hiking, running, or playing at the beach, it is important that you both stay hydrated. Some places have water fountains for people or you might have to carry water. Either way, every...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 08, 2020
Lifestyle
Press
Travel

Dog-friendly road trip: Practical tips for traveling with your dog

Many of us are hitting the road this summer to avoid airports and people. It's the perfect opportunity to explore California's beautiful landscapes, National Parks and coastal towns.  And with so many dog-friendly camp sites and parks to...

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