FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 10, 2015
Health

Signs of dogs overheating & how to treat heat exhaustion

As the temperature rises, so do the risks of dogs overheating and experiencing heat exhaustion. Dog owners of Southern California have to be extra cautious during the summer months to keep dogs cool and happy. Whether your dog has...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 07, 2015
Health

Dogs can catch colds, too.

Find out how to be a proactive pet parent during illness outbreaks. A recent canine flu outbreak in Chicago has infected 1,500 dogs with influenza, killing six dogs and leading to the closure of two shelters and one daycare....

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 15, 2015
Health
Wellness

6 Basic Kennel Cough Facts

Kennel cough, is a common respiratory disease in dogs and is transmitted dog to dog through airborne droplets.  So while the word “kennel” is in the name, the illness is not isolated to kennels or daycares. Despite being...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
November 04, 2014
Fitdog Five
Press
Training

Dog Training 101

Whether you are bringing home a new dog or training your existing dog, we put together our top obedience tips every dog should know: 1. Make your training sessions short and sweet Dogs tend to have a low level of...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
June 25, 2014
Health
Training

Why is my dog eating poop

If you see your dog eating poop, it is definitely cause for concern. Dogs are well known for their questionable palates. They’re the first to seek out that already licked clean chicken wing from the gutter or to...

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