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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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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 17, 2018
Activities
Lifestyle
Local
Travel
Trends

Fitdog Does: LACMA’s Barky Brunch

Every Saturday and Sunday, Ray's at LACMA offers a Barky Brunch menu in addition to their human-friendly fare. I took Fitdog's (un)official food critic, a 14-year-old cocker spaniel named Ginger, to test their offerings, and her response was...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 15, 2018
Gear
Lifestyle
Trends

Dog Rocks will save your lawn

If we told you that a magical rock could save your lawn from the grass-killing bacteria of dog pee, would you believe us? Dog Rocks are saving lawns all over the world from burn spots where dogs pee. It's as simple...

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