FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 20, 2019
Behavior
Diet
Health

Easy ways to help your pup shed pounds

Obesity rates in pets continue to rise, and according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, around 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese. More surprisingly, 90 percent of owners don't even know that their beloved furry...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 13, 2019
Gifts
Lifestyle

Seven Brilliant Ways to Pay Tribute to your Dog

If there's one conclusion we've come to after all these years of running a doggy daycare, it's this: we don't deserve dogs. Dogs are our best friends, our wing(wo)men, and our cuddle buddies. They protect us, make us laugh,...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 06, 2019
Activities
Hiking
Seasonal

10 reasons winter hikes are the best

Lucky for us, the Southern California weather treats us well year-round! With little rain and no snow, winter is definitely a perfect time to take your dog out for a hike. Plus, it's a well-known fact that hiking...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
September 12, 2018
Activities
Hiking
Local
Seasonal

Our Favorite Fall Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

Summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean the outdoor fun is. There’s no shortage of things to do around town, especially now that the weather has cooled down enough for us to go outside and play with...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
August 22, 2018
Diet
Food & Treats
Health
Health Watch

Unhealthy dog food disguised as quality food

“Nutritionally balanced”, “holistic health”, “essential nutrients”, “grain-free”. Does any of this sound familiar? When choosing dog food, we gravitate toward clever marketing that makes it seem like we are feeding our dogs healthy food.  Dog food companies dress...

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