FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
September 23, 2016
Activities
Behavior
Fitdog Five
Food & Treats
Health
Just Because
Tips & Tricks
Training

5 best chew toys

Chewing is a natural stress-busting activity for dogs. Bored dogs tend to chew on anything and everything they can reach.  Chew toys are, instead, a useful way to keep dogs busy, divert them into some quiet time or...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
September 16, 2016
Activities
Behavior
Just Because
Tips & Tricks
Training

What is the Canine Good Citizen certification?

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) is a two-part program that teaches responsible pet ownership for owners and good manners for dogs. The program was originally created to encourage responsible dog ownership by rewarding a certificate to well-mannered dogs, also...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 26, 2016
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Potty training a new dog doesn’t have to be scary

When it comes to potty training a new dog, patience and consistency are key! While you may be questioning how to start, we put together this simple guide to simplify your potty training experience. We know what you're...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
June 17, 2016
Behavior
Running
Tips & Tricks
Training

Leash aggression

Many dog owners have issues with walking their dog on leash such as lunging at strangers, excessive barking, and growling. These types of behaviors while on leash are referred to leash aggression or leash reactivity. If you have...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 15, 2016
Activities
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Tips & Tricks
Training

Mix up your dog’s exercise routine

While it’s important to keep a daily routine for walking, eating, and sleeping, it doesn’t mean your dog should be doing the same activities every day. In fact, dogs get bored and restless as much as people do....

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