FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 03, 2019
Behavior
Running

What was your dog’s original job?

While dogs have become our best domestic fur-iends, for many years the human/canine relationship was one where we worked together. Working dogs were bred to perform specific tasks to assist people.  Original jobs were focused on the acquisition and...

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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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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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