FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 03, 2019
Behavior
Running

What was your dog’s original job?

While dogs have become our best domestic fur-iends, for many years the human/canine relationship was one where we worked together. Working dogs were bred to perform specific tasks to assist people.  Original jobs were focused on the acquisition and...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
August 01, 2019
Fitdog Five
Health

Dog-friendly farmers market treats to share during your next visit

Every summer, the farmer’s market offers a large selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Not only do these seasonal treats smell and taste wonderful, but they also offer an array of nutritional benefits. When you bring your...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 29, 2019
Health
Wellness

Owners’ quick guide to hot spots

If you have never seen one, you might think it's a wound. Hot spots are a skin inflammation or an infection marked by redness, hair loss, or sometimes pus, oozing or unusual odor. They can pop up anywhere...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
January 08, 2019
Fitdog Five
Gear
Seasonal

Five essential dog winter products

For those of you living in colder climates, winter can be ruff for certain breeds. Though we aren't facing any extreme winter weather here in Santa Monica, we do gear up for early morning hikes five days a week and...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
December 17, 2018
Activities
Boarding
Daycare

Your dog’s dream vacation

We get it. Leaving your dog behind can be stressful. But there are ways to make sure your dog has the best staycation ever (and to give you a guilt-free trip). Between classes, excursions, treats, activities, and more, Fitdog has...

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