FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 15, 2020
Behavior
Running
Tips & Tricks
Training

The Two Causes of Leash Aggression

Many dog owners have issues with walking their dogs on a leash. Lunging at strangers, excessive barking, and growling are all types of behaviors that indicate leash aggression or leash reactivity. If you have a dog with leash...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 14, 2020
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Walking Your Dog Without Fear

Walking your pup daily is a must and is meant to be an enjoyable activity for both you and your dog. But for some dog owners, it’s a stressful and overwhelming experience. Unchecked behavioral issues, such as barking,...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 09, 2020
Activities
Adoption
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Ways you might be harming your dog without realizing it

We all do certain things that may not be the best for our pets. Whether you feed table scraps or allow for cheerful jumping, we're not here to pass judgment. But did you know those little bad habits...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
December 10, 2019
Fitdog Five

5 dog breeds that really need jackets

Winter brings chilly walks and some dogs in particular need protection against the elements. Particularly, dogs with short coats don't have as much fur to protect them from the elements. This means sunburn in the summer, and chilly...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
November 07, 2019
Fitdog Five
Holiday

Pet holiday safety tips

Your dog is adorable and hilarious, but that doesn't mean they won't turn into a little monster when the holidays come around. Between the flying wrapping paper, visiting relatives, cooked goodies, and general heightened energy, it is always...

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