FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
June 11, 2019
Behavior
Daycare

Why daycare is not a cure for separation anxiety in dogs

Daycare sounds like the ultimate cure for anxious dogs. Having constant supervision, interaction, and activity should make for one happy pup, right? Well, in the case of dogs suffering from separation anxiety, daycare is actually a pretty miserable...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
December 17, 2018
Activities
Boarding
Daycare

Your dog’s dream vacation

We get it. Leaving your dog behind can be stressful. But there are ways to make sure your dog has the best staycation ever (and to give you a guilt-free trip). Between classes, excursions, treats, activities, and more, Fitdog has...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
August 22, 2018
Diet
Food & Treats
Health
Health Watch

Unhealthy dog food disguised as quality food

“Nutritionally balanced”, “holistic health”, “essential nutrients”, “grain-free”. Does any of this sound familiar? When choosing dog food, we gravitate toward clever marketing that makes it seem like we are feeding our dogs healthy food.  Dog food companies dress...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 14, 2018
Health
Health Watch
Seasonal
Wellness

A comparative guide to flea medication for dogs

Picking a flea medication for dogs can be overwhelming. From collars to topical treatments to more holistic approaches, it seems that everyone has different opinions on which medication is better for keeping away these pesky parasites. Summertime is prime...

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