FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 15, 2018
Gear
Lifestyle
Trends

Dog Rocks will save your lawn

If we told you that a magical rock could save your lawn from the grass-killing bacteria of dog pee, would you believe us? Dog Rocks are saving lawns all over the world from burn spots where dogs pee. It's as simple...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 10, 2018
Behavior
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks
Wellness

7 reasons why you actually shouldn’t hug your dog

Updated on April 8, 2019 According to the internet, April 10th is National Hug Your Dog Day. This might be an unpopular opinion, but we're going to say it: Don't hug your dog. We love dogs (obviously), but as people...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 06, 2018
Grooming
Health
Wellness

De-shedding dogs: everything you need to know

De-shedding dogs is a popular grooming service for many dog owners because it ceases shedding in our furry friends. Dogs everywhere tend to gain and lose fur around the spring and fall as they prepare for the seasonal change....

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
March 23, 2018
Behavior
Lifestyle
Trends

The Logistics of Dog-Friendly Offices

Not so long ago, "bringing your dog to work" was pretty much limited to farmers, police officers, and ski patrollers. Today, the demand for dog-friendly offices has gotten companies as large as Amazon and Google to allow for...

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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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