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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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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
August 21, 2019
Diet
Health
Trends

Is a raw food diet right for your dog?

Raw food diets are becoming increasingly popular, but they are no new concept. Raw diets are similar to the original doggie diet because the hounds of yesteryear hunted and ate raw meat on the regular. Dogs' bodies are made...

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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
April 17, 2019
Adoption
Lifestyle
Trends

Is Game of Thrones to blame for uptick in homeless Huskies?

The final season of Game of Thrones premiered last weekend on HBO, causing fans everywhere to go Stark raving mad. And while the cast is loaded with beautiful actors and actresses, the cast members who catch our eye the...

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