FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 15, 2021
Behavior
Lifestyle
Trends

Pros and Cons of Bringing your Dog to the Office

Not so long ago, "bringing your dog to work" was pretty much limited to farmers, police officers, and ski patrollers. Today, the demand for dog-friendly offices has gotten companies a lot off companies to allow for dogs at...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
January 25, 2021
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Puppies

Puppy Socialization: Why your dog needs it

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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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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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 14, 2020
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks
Training
Trends

Socializing Your Dog After COVID-19

The streets have been fairly empty, traffic has been quieter, and most parks have been closed up until very recently.  It’s safe to say our bustling human lives have gotten a lot quieter since COVID-19, which for our...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 12, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Games
Training

5 benefits of dog puzzles

We do puzzles for mental stimulation, engagement, and the reward of completion. It just so happens that dogs benefit from puzzling in the same ways! Dog puzzles are interactive and challenging games that make your canine work for...

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