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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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
March 22, 2019
Lifestyle
Safety

5 places dogs dislike

Let's face it, it's our world and dogs are just living in it. While you may love your dog tagging along on your weekend errands, there are just some places dogs should never go. Going out in human-dominated public places...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 10, 2019
Health
Safety

A dog owners’ guide to ticks

Ticks are one of those creatures that make you squirm, and for good reason: they suck your blood and transmit disease! Unfortunately, if your dog enjoys the outdoors, you'll probably have to deal with them eventually. Ticks are dangerous...

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