FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 02, 2020
DIY
Food & Treats
Recipes

5 kitchen staples to keep your dog happy and healthy in the new year

Ever wonder which human foods are safe to share with your dog? You can easily give your dog a nutritious boost with some of your own favorite kitchen ingredients. Keep your dog happy and healthy this new year...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
November 04, 2019
Holiday
Travel

Flying with dogs: Everything you need to know

The holidays are a great time to get together with family. And for many of us, our family includes a furry little baby that we spend our everyday lives with. If you're flying to this year's holiday gathering with...

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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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