FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 16, 2016
Behavior
Tips & Tricks

How to cease unnecessary barking

A barking dog may be one of the most frustrating parts of being a dog owner. Dogs bark for lots of different reasons such as fear, aggression, communication, desire, and entertainment. Understanding why your dog is barking can...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 09, 2016
Activities
Adoption
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Essential first commands

It is important to start training your dog as soon as you bring them home. However, many new dog owners don’t know where to start. In our opinion, the essential first commands to teach your dog should are “yes”,...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 07, 2016
Activities
Adoption
Just Because
Tips & Tricks

Bringing your new dog home

The first few days after bringing your new dog home are extremely exciting yet critical for your new pet. In these first few days, you will be establishing what the rest of your time together is like. Your dog...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 27, 2016
Activities
Behavior
Training

Friendly vs. aggressive play

Have you ever been alarmed at your dogs’ behavior while playing with other dogs and wondered – is it friendly or aggressive? Here are a few common behaviors that are forms of friendly play. Barking is a vocal form of...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
November 28, 2015
Activities
Daycare
Holiday

5 things NOT to do when you’re on vacation with your dog

It’s always fun to go on vacation with your family, including your pup. But if you don't know what to expect, going on vacation with your dog can be a real doozy. Before you take off, make sure...

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