FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
July 30, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Exercise
Fitdog Five

Best Backyard Activities for your Dog

Usually during this time of year we would be taking our dogs to the beach, on hiking trips, the dog park and many other adventures. However, because of the pandemic we are stuck at home with a bored...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 10, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare

Why doggy daycare can wait

Did you get a new puppy or have a high energy dog? Thinking about doggy daycare? Even when your puppy has met all of the daycare requirements, starting daycare too soon can be detrimental for young dogs, especially...

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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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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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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 13, 2020
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Puppies

Puppy Socialization: What is it and why you should care

The common thinking is that puppy socialization needs to wait until dogs are older and all vaccines have been given.  Yet countless studies have shown early socialization is essential to healthy puppy development.  In fact, the American Veterinary...

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