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
October 06, 2017
Activities
Events
Fitdog Five
Halloween
Holiday
Uncategorized

Fitdog Five: The best Halloween costumes on the web

Need inspiration for your dog's Halloween costume? You've come to the right place. Here at Fitdog, we get really excited about Halloween Howl-o-ween, so we've searched the web for some of our favorite dog Halloween costumes. Although it was nearly...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 26, 2017
Activities
Beach Excursions
Events

Learning with the pro’s at a dog surf competition

A dog surf competition sounds incredible, right? And it was. The McKenna Subaru Annual Surf City Surf Dog Competition® has been happening for nine years. To put that in perspective, it started before most of their competitors were even...

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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
June 28, 2017
Activities
Beach Excursions
Behavior
Boarding
Daycare
Health
Hiking
Just Because
Running
Tips & Tricks
Training
Wellness

Why some dogs need more than daycare

While some dogs thrive at daycare, many dogs need more than daycare. Working dogs were built to expend energy, work long days, and solve problems. So while socializing in daycare with buddies is fun, working dogs need more...

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