FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 14, 2020
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks
Training
Trends

Socializing Your Dog After COVID-19

The streets have been fairly empty, traffic has been quieter, and most parks have been closed up until very recently.  It’s safe to say our bustling human lives have gotten a lot quieter since COVID-19, which for our...

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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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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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 23, 2020
Safety
Training
Travel
Trends

Why You Should Never Fake Having a Service Dog

You either know someone who has faked having an emotional support animal, therapy, or service dog or you’ve probably heard stories. For instance, the girl who was attacked by a fake ESA or the poop incident that caused...

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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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