FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

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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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 29, 2017
Fitdog Asks
Just Because

Fitdog Asks: Your Favorite Breeds

Back in August, Fitdog asked for your favorite dog breeds. While we (obviously) love all dogs, we were curious about what our followers had in mind for their favorite dog breeds. The results are in, and they may be...

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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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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 24, 2017
Behavior
Fitdog Asks
Spotlight
Training

Meet our trainers: Jeff Soto

Meet Jeff Soto, Fitdog's longtime Principal Trainer and friend! Jeff has an amazing way of communicating with dogs that helps them comprehend training. His students are a testament to his incredible skill. After years of working with Jeff...

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