FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 15, 2020
Behavior
Running
Tips & Tricks
Training

The Two Causes of Leash Aggression

Many dog owners have issues with walking their dogs on a leash. Lunging at strangers, excessive barking, and growling are all types of behaviors that indicate leash aggression or leash reactivity. If you have a dog with leash...

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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
October 02, 2019
Boarding
Tips & Tricks

First time boarding tips

Boarding your dog for the very first time can be stressful. Plus worrying about whether or not your dog will be happy and properly cared for can put a damper on your travels, but knowing what to expect...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 03, 2019
Behavior
Running

What was your dog’s original job?

While dogs have become our best domestic fur-iends, for many years the human/canine relationship was one where we worked together. Working dogs were bred to perform specific tasks to assist people.  Original jobs were focused on the acquisition 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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