FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 14, 2020
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks
Training
Trends

Socializing Your Dog After COVID-19

The streets have been fairly empty, traffic has been quieter, and most parks have been closed up until very recently.  It’s safe to say our bustling human lives have gotten a lot quieter since COVID-19, which for our...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
June 09, 2020
Lifestyle
Seasonal
Travel

Dog-Friendly Camping: 8 Pet Friendly Campgrounds in California

After spending the last two months at home, we're all ready to hit the road. Luckily there’s no better a place to get out in nature. California has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, and...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 29, 2020
Enrichment
Exercise
Running

5 Ways Treadmill Workouts Benefit Dogs

When newcomers tour our daycare and boarding facility in Santa Monica, they always chuckle when they pass the doggy treadmill. They ask: “Is that for real?” The simple answer: absolutely. Pet owners might think it’s impossible to get their dog...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 26, 2020
Food & Treats
Just Because
Lifestyle
Tips & Tricks

7 Best Easy DIY Dog Treat Recipes

We have a little bit more time at home these days and while a lot of us are jumping on that at home bread making bandwagon, dog parents are doing their own kind of DIY baking.  We jumped...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
May 21, 2020
Activities
Exercise
Training

Teach your dog how to use the treadmill

Exercising on a treadmill is a powerful tool that can help dogs improve muscle strength and stamina, prevent obesity, aid weight loss, and provide mental stimulation. If you have an active, hyperactive or obese dog, teaching treadmill...

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