FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 31, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Lifestyle

Why you want professional dog hikers in your neighborhood

Professional dog hikers are becoming increasingly popular in Los Angeles and for good reason. Many owners are reaping the benefits of having their dogs join group hikes. While dogs benefit from high intensity exercise, small pack socialization, and...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 20, 2019
Hiking
Lifestyle

Why your dog’s 30-minute walk isn’t cutting it

Dogs, especially working breeds, are used to having tasks, activities, and lots of exercise. But when our lives went from rural to suburban, dogs lives changed, too. Rather than working alongside their humans, dogs are now used to...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
May 10, 2019
Hiking
Safety
Seasonal

Dogs and Rattlesnakes: How to prevent rattlesnake bites

Dogs and rattlesnakes have one big thing in common: they both thrive in the outdoors. Marshes, grassy fields, forests, and verdant hillsides are playgrounds to both species. We know-- rattlesnakes can seem creepy and frightening. Their venomous fangs...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 22, 2019
Activities
Events
Holiday
Just Because
Lifestyle

Five ways to be an Earth-friendly dog owner

This Earth Day, become an Earth-friendly dog owner by implementing these five practices into your daily routine. While it feels like climate change is out of our control, every little thing we do as global citizens counts. As pet owners,...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 18, 2019
DIY
Easter
Holiday
Recipes

Create an awesome dog-friendly Easter basket

Easter is right around the corner, and there’s no reason why your pup can’t get in on the fun. If you want to gift a dog-friendly easter basket to the special dog in your life this year, take some inspiration...

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