FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
June 23, 2015
Behavior

How home life affects dog’s behavior at daycare

Although it might seem strange, your home life affects your dog's behavior. And we see this play out every day among our Fitdog Members. For example, one of our regular Members was not his usual, cheerful self. He...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 15, 2015
Behavior
Daycare

5 Dog Play Styles – The Good, The Bad and The Dangerous

Dog play styles vary widely among dogs, but we see these 5 forms of dog play most often at Fitdog. Some look scary but are actually safe while others seem benign, but can lead to trouble. Dog play styles...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 05, 2015
Behavior

How will your alpha dog fit in at dog daycare?

Want to know if your alpha dog likes daycare? Alphas have particular personalities that sometimes intimidate other dogs. Meaning that sometimes, daycare is not the best activity for them. But in other cases, alpha dogs can lead the...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 22, 2014
Activities
Health
Training

Great activities for hyperactive dogs

Many dog owners seek out a daycare option for their pet in order to ensure their pup receives plenty of exercise and socialization while they’re away at work. This is smart thinking. Unfortunately, dog daycare isn’t a good...

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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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