FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 19, 2014
Activities
Health
Running
Training

5 ways treadmill workouts benefit dogs

When newcomers tour our Fitdog Sports Club in Santa Monica, they always chuckle when they pass the doggy treadmill. They ask: “Is that for real?” The simple answer: absolutely. Pet owners might think it’s impossible to get their dog on...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 27, 2014
Activities
Health
Hiking

How to tell if your dog is ready for off-leash hiking

Allowing your dog off-leash time can provide tons of benefits for both you and your dog. Dogs will release pent-up energy, and you’ll be treated to an exhausted, satisfied pup when the trip is over. Before leaving the...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
September 23, 2013
Activities
Fitdog Five
Health

The top 5 exercises dogs love

Is your dog getting enough exercise? If they have bound of energy, your answer is probably no. Or maybe you're trying to get into the fitness game yourself, and you've realized your dog is the perfect workout buddy....

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 28, 2013
Activities
Fitdog Five
Hiking

Know your dog hiking etiquette

You may be aware of general hiking etiquette such as "pack it in, pack it out" or "hikers before bikers." But when it comes to dog hiking etiquette, there are some additional rules to make sure everyone...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 13, 2013
Activities
Health
Hiking

Best Trail for Socialization

Los Angeles is a great place to be active with your dog. There are over 50 dog-friendly hikes within the Los Angeles area. Here is our best for socialization. Runyon Canyon Off-Leash, 3 Miles, Easy See be seen at...

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