FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 29, 2020
Activities
Health
Running
Training

5 Ways Treadmill Workouts Benefit Dogs

When newcomers tour our daycare and boarding facility in Santa Monica, they always chuckle when they pass the doggy treadmill. They ask: “Is that for real?” The simple answer: absolutely. Pet owners might think it’s impossible to get their dog...

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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 12, 2020
Hiking
Press
Training

Best Dog-Friendly Hikes in LA

Want to be part of your pup’s exercise regime while taking in the beautiful nature and weather of Southern California? We came up with five of our favorite dog-friendly hikes in LA for you and your furry companion. If...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 02, 2020
Grooming
Health
Lifestyle

5 Puppy Massage Techniques to Relax Your Dog

When you first get a new puppy it's important to get them used to being handled. Although it’s not something we really think about, your new puppy is about to get touched in all kinds of new places...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 18, 2020
DIY
Grooming
Health
Lifestyle

At-Home Dog Grooming Guide

Grooming is an essential part of a dog's health routine. Now that most grooming services have closed due to the COVID 19 business restrictions, dog owners are having to take dog grooming into their own hands.  While dog...

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