FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 24, 2020
Hiking
Safety

5 dangers to avoid when hiking with your dog

Trail hiking is not only an exciting outdoor activity, but it is also an opportunity for dogs to socialize in an open setting and explore new environments. In Southern California, the mountains are right around the corner, so many...

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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 09, 2020
Activities
Adoption
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Ways you might be harming your dog without realizing it

We all do certain things that may not be the best for our pets. Whether you feed table scraps or allow for cheerful jumping, we're not here to pass judgment. But did you know those little bad habits...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
October 21, 2019
Activities
Let's Go
Lifestyle
Press
Spotlight
Training
Wellness

Scent Work provides mind games for the nosey hound

We're excited to announce our new Scent Work class!  You might know that dog noses are at least 10,000x stronger than ours. It is easily a dog's most resourceful instrument, yet they don't always have a chance to fine-tune it....

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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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