FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 20, 2019
Behavior
Diet
Health

Easy ways to help your pup shed pounds

Obesity rates in pets continue to rise, and according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, around 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese. More surprisingly, 90 percent of owners don't even know that their beloved furry...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
September 20, 2018
Behavior
Training

How to know if your dog needs training, or is just bored

We have all been there.  You come home from a long day of work only to discover the furniture is ripped up, your new pair of running shoes is torn to shreds, trash is everywhere and there’s another...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
September 05, 2018
Activities
Behavior
Lifestyle

Preventing the back to school doggy blues

It’s back to school season. Kids are returning to school, vacations are coming to an end, and everyone is busy. Plus the weather is cooling down, and there are less outdoor activities. Over the summer, your dog probably loved...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
August 27, 2018
Behavior
Safety
Tips & Tricks

Dog park safety: What to look out for at the dog park

We all want to make sure our dogs get plenty of socialization and exercise, and for many of us, that means bringing our dogs to the dog park after work or on the weekends. While dog parks can...

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