FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
November 07, 2017
Adoption
Sincerely, Fitdog
Spotlight

Life with a senior dog

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! This is an initiative meant to bring awareness to older shelter pets who were surrendered by their previous owners. Studies cite age and breed type as two of the most important...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
October 20, 2017
Adoption
Just Because

How Pit Bulls went from widely loved to marginalized, bullied and banned

It's no secret that pit bulls have an unfavorable rap. But how accurate is their representation in the media and among people in general? History shows that these dogs were bred in the 19th century for farm herding and family...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
October 03, 2017
Activities
Gear
Hiking

How to prepare for your dog’s first hike

Getting ready for your dog's first hike can be like sending the kids off to school for the first time. Both nervous and exciting, it is a memorable and novel experience. While dogs might have the four-leg advantage...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 26, 2017
Activities
Beach Excursions
Events

Learning with the pro’s at a dog surf competition

A dog surf competition sounds incredible, right? And it was. The McKenna Subaru Annual Surf City Surf Dog Competition® has been happening for nine years. To put that in perspective, it started before most of their competitors were even...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
September 13, 2017
Adoption
Behavior
Health
Just Because
Tips & Tricks

Big dogs – a growing trend

“Go big or go home” is what dog owners are saying today. The trend of owning larger dogs continues to grow. Some BIG facts: Dog ownership has grown 29% in the past decade About 37% of households own a larger breed of...

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