FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 29, 2019
Health
Wellness

Owners’ quick guide to hot spots

If you have never seen one, you might think it's a wound. Hot spots are a skin inflammation or an infection marked by redness, hair loss, or sometimes pus, oozing or unusual odor. They can pop up anywhere...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
June 12, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Let's Go
Local
Sincerely, Fitdog
Travel

How a thwarted snow day at Mount Baldy made our pack grow closer

The news of snowfall in the early months of 2018 had all of our ears perked. For Angelenos, winters are wet or dry, and this one was dry. There is no snow for most of us in any...

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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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