FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
October 26, 2017
Behavior
Spotlight
Tips & Tricks
Training

The difference between obedience and behavioral training

When you get a dog, nobody gives you a guide on how to navigate pet parentdom. Unless you have a really nice friend who gets you a Dogs for Dummies book, you're likely left scratching your head at...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 18, 2017
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Dogs & kids: How to promote positive interactions with your dog

Kids and dogs are so cute together. Having a pet can be a wonderful learning experience for kids, and of course, they are the best companions. However, it’s important to make sure the interactions are safe and mutually...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 14, 2017
Health
Training
Uncategorized

Signs your dog is stressed

Worried your dog is stressed? Or, you may think your dog is living a carefree life, but don’t be fooled! Dogs experience stress just like their owners do, although they express it differently. And often times, they're good...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 19, 2017
Activities
Behavior
Fitdog Five
Just Because
Tips & Tricks
Training

Five essential dog training tips for success

With so much to know about training a dog, it's hard to know where to start. However, what few people know is that you can set a solid foundation for your dog by following a few key rules....

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
June 28, 2017
Activities
Beach Excursions
Behavior
Boarding
Daycare
Health
Hiking
Just Because
Running
Tips & Tricks
Training
Wellness

Why some dogs need more than daycare

While some dogs thrive at daycare, many dogs need more than daycare. Working dogs were built to expend energy, work long days, and solve problems. So while socializing in daycare with buddies is fun, working dogs need more...

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