FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
July 06, 2019
Gear
Health
Safety
Seasonal

How to put together a Pet Preparedness Kit

Last year, we saw waves of people fleeing their homes all over California as the land burned, seeking shelter for themselves and their families. We opened our doors to many new guests: dogs whose parents had just lost...

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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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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

Last updated March 6, 2019.  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...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
November 07, 2018
Grooming
Seasonal

How to maintain your dog’s winter coat

Winter is coming, and so is your dog's winter coat. Back before the days of domesticity, dogs evolved to grow thicker undercoats during the winter. Thankfully, dogs still possess the ability to adapt to the changing weather. But sometimes,...

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