FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
December 22, 2017
DIY
Lifestyle

Doggie DIY: 3 ways to turn old boxes into dog games

Hey, wait! Before you recycle that empty Amazon box, imagine your dog being occupied for hours, worn out and happy after a long afternoon of playing. This doesn't require pricy toys or a robotic fetcher, and it puts...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
November 17, 2017
Hiking
Let's Go
Local
Training

What it’s actually like being a professional dog hiker

We were so excited to find out that November 17th is National Take a Hike Day! Or as we like to call it, National Take a Hike With Your Dog Day. Hiking was one of the first parts...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
November 07, 2017
Adoption
Sincerely, Fitdog
Spotlight

Life with a senior dog

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! This is an initiative meant to bring awareness to older shelter pets who were surrendered by their previous owners. Studies cite age and breed type as two of the most important...

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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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