FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Meghan Rowland
Meghan Rowland
April 06, 2018
Grooming
Health
Wellness

De-shedding dogs: Everything you need to know

Unwanted fur in the home can be one of the biggest headaches for dog-owners, and virtually all dogs shed, particularly in the hotter seasons. Many people spend hours brushing their dogs to no avail. De-shedding dogs is an...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
March 19, 2018
Activities
Behavior
Let's Go

Dog Sports: Herding

This month, we're talking about herding. Dog Herding is an age-old pastoral practice of  wrangling livestock. Some popular herding breeds include corgis, border collies, cattle dogs, Jack Russell Terriers, and Australian Shepherds. Animal behavioralist John Bradshaw puts it succinctly: "The...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
March 18, 2018
Lifestyle
Trends

So your dog is a star

Achieving dog stardom is a feat accomplished by few and coveted by many. Social media apps give people the power to develop a following and brand their lives on their own terms. Instagram especially is a hot spot for cute...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
March 09, 2018
Health
Lifestyle
Local
Wellness

Fitdog & Vetted: Who Uses At-Home Vet Care, Anyway?

Every month, we like to share a health-related article with the help of our friends at Vetted. However, we realized not everyone knows what makes Vetted so cool and unique. Vetted's mobile veterinarian services make at-home vet care...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
March 06, 2018
Adoption
Fitdog Does
Lifestyle
Local

Fitdog Does: The Dog Cafe

As apart of the Fitdog Does series, I explore local dog events, hangouts, and places in and around Los Angeles. After hearing so much about The Dog Cafe, I stopped in one Sunday afternoon. As I sit in this...

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