FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
December 08, 2017
Adoption
Boarding
Featured Blogger
Grooming
Health
Health Watch
Wellness

The five most common mistakes new pet owners make

When you decide to bring a dog into your family, there are so many things to consider. The following is a list of the most common mistakes new pet owners make. Prepare yourself by knowing the ins and...

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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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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 22, 2017
Activities
Adoption
Behavior
Tips & Tricks
Training

Risky business for pet parents

We all know there are certain things we do that may not be the best for our pets (that occasional bite of table scraps). But did you know those little bad habits can mean serious health risks for...

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