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
February 23, 2019
Hiking
Let's Go
Seasonal
Travel

Where to take your dog on a snow adventure in SoCal

Despite the sunny weather we're used to in Southern California, having a snow day with your dog is less than a day's drive away. If you and your dog are missing the snow, take a trip to any...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 08, 2019
Fitdog Five
Gear
Seasonal

Five essential dog winter products

For those of you living in colder climates, winter can be ruff for certain breeds. Though we aren't facing any extreme winter weather here in Santa Monica, we do gear up for early morning hikes five days a week and...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 06, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Seasonal

10 reasons winter hikes are the best

Lucky for us, the Southern California weather treats us well year-round! With little rain and no snow, winter is definitely a perfect time to take your dog out for a hike. Plus, it's a well-known fact that hiking...

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