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
September 13, 2017
Adoption
Behavior
Health
Just Because
Tips & Tricks

Big dogs – a growing trend

“Go big or go home” is what dog owners are saying today. The trend of owning larger dogs continues to grow. Some BIG facts: Dog ownership has grown 29% in the past decade About 37% of households own a larger breed of...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
September 01, 2017
Activities
Behavior
Health
Just Because
Tips & Tricks
Wellness

Car safety

Seatbelts are a must when it comes to driving or riding in a vehicle. However, what about your furry friend and fellow passenger? You can ensure your dog’s safety while allowing them autonomy in their seat with car...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 30, 2017
Food & Treats
Health
Just Because
Tips & Tricks
Wellness

Would you eat dog food?!

Let’s be honest, we’ve all wondered, “what does dog food taste like?” Or, better yet, “Is that safe to eat?” While some dog food looks tasty, that doesn’t necessarily mean we should try it. Also, there are some...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 25, 2017
Behavior
Health
Just Because
Tips & Tricks
Wellness

Do dogs experience sensory overload?

Like it or not, it’s mankind’s world, and dogs are just living in it. In an urban environment, dogs are exposed daily to loads of auditory and visual stimulation that may be overwhelming. You may not even know...

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