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Smooches 4 Pooches

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Love is in the air! Find your perfect match this Valentine’s Day with Fitdog Sports Club and Wags & Walks at our 2nd Annual Smooches 4 Pooches event! Join us on Saturday, February 11, 11 am – 3 pm to meet some of Wags & Walks’ adoptable pups! All funds raised will go towards the local rescue organization and their efforts to help dogs in Los Angeles. Get sloppy puppy kisses from Wags & Walks dogs in our smooches 4 pooches kissing booth and partake in our amazing raffles! Himalayan Chews, Vetted PetCare, WeRuVa, Metro Paws, and VCA Broadway and...

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Why doggy daycare can wait (for a little bit)

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Did you get a new puppy over the holidays? Thinking about doggy daycare? Even when your puppy has met all of the daycare requirements, starting daycare too soon can be detrimental for young dogs, especially puppies under the age of 6 months. Here are the top reasons people rush into daycare, why you may want to wait, and puppy friendly alternatives. Socialization. One of the common reasons people bring their dogs to daycare is that they want their dog to be socialized. It’s true. Daycare is very social. There are lots of dogs to socialize with. Why you should wait....

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Top dog videos of 2016

Posted by | Activities, Beach, Daycare, Dog Care, Dog Facts, Events, Fitdog Activities, Grooming, Hiking, Just Because, Overnight Boarding, Press, Running, Seasons, Tips, Training | No Comments

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming for some seriously awesome dog videos! You know you can’t resist… Here are just a few of our fun-loving Fitdogs playing it up for our cameras over the last year! We love when pups show off their skills! Riley is practicing his jumps. [video width="720" height="540" m4v="http://www.fitdogsportsclub.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2-Riley-Jumps-Agility.m4v"][/video] Out on the trail, Honey practices recall. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.fitdogsportsclub.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/3-Honey-Practicing-Recall.mp4"][/video] A busy mind is a happy mind and Puzzle Playtime is a perfect addition to a day at Fitdog. Max loves the treat puzzle from West Paw Design. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://www.fitdogsportsclub.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/4-max-puzzle-treat.mp4"][/video] Every day is a...

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2016 Fitdogs of the Year

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We love all of our Fitdogs but there can only be one Fitdog each month! To end the year on a fun note, here are some of the Fitdogs of 2016! Luna, June Fitdog of the Month Luna P., an energetic, sporty Golden retriever, is a regular at the beach where she loves to roll around in the sand! She was the perfect choice for our June Fitdog of the Month! She has no problem diving into the ocean after tennis balls to beat out her Labrador retriever buddies Elvis and Jr. When Luna spends the day at daycare, she...

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Ugly Sweater Party 2016

Posted by | Activities, Christmas, Daycare, Events, Fitdog Activities, Gear, Holiday, Just Because, Seasons | No Comments

It’s the holidays and at Fitdog that means it’s time to bust out your Ugliest Sweater for our Howliday Party! Last week we did just that and it was a mutt and mingling good time! Congratulations to Maverick the Pom Pom and his owners Stephanie & Sam, our Second Annual Fitdog Ugly Sweater Winner! From festive sweaters to sweet treats, Fitdog friends had a fantastic time enjoying good company and good cheer. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and had fun in our photo booth! Be sure to check out our Facebook album with all of the photos! And...

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Fitdog Sports Club _ Dog Blog _ The Importance of Recall Training

The importance of recall training

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Having reliable recall is one of the most important basic obedience skills, but it is also one of the hardest skills to teach for owners. And on top of it being difficult, it’s not fun for owners to teach. Why is recall so important? Safety. Having the ability to call your dog to you can prevent a number of dangerous and life threatening situations such as being hit by a car, running away, roaming off-trail, approaching an aggressive dog, interacting with wildlife, engaging in dog fights at the dog park, and more. To make sure all dogs have this important...

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Fitdog Sports Club _ Dog Blog _ Working parents guide to dog sports classes

Working parents guide to Fitdog sports classes

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Are you a doggy parent who needs an extra day for errands? Our Fitdog sports classes are the perfect solution and allow your favorite little companion to drop in at any time! Fun & Fit Agility Fun & Fit Agility help keep dogs active and stimulated. Our Wednesday class gives your pup the opportunity to learn from a pro. After couple classes, you could come home from work to a dog with championship skills!   Beach Excursions Let your favorite canine splash in the water! On those sunny Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fitdog Sports Leaders head out to Rosie’s Dog Beach!...

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Fitdog Howl-o-ween 2016 winners

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We are thrilled at the success of our 6th Annual Howl-o-ween Photo Shoot and Photo Contest! Thank you to everyone who came to our shoot for a fun day of pictures. We loved seeing all of the comments and shares on the Facebook album for the contest! It would be way too hard for us to pick the best costume, so we are so glad it was up to our audience! Congratulations to our top dogs who were entered to be selected as our grand winner. HUGE congratulations to Kali as Wonder Woman, your 2016 Howl-o-ween Photo Shoot & Facebook...

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Fitdog Sports Club _ Reasons Winter Hikes Are The Best

10 reasons winter hikes are the best

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Lucky for us, the Southern California weather treats us well year round! With little rain and no snow, winter is definitely a perfect time to take your dog out for a hike. Here are 10 more reasons why winter hikes are perfect for your pup! Go at any time of day. You won’t have to worry about avoiding the mid-day heat during the cooler winter months. The chances of your pup overheating greatly reduce in the winter months. Get in more trail miles. During the summer, dogs tire out more quickly due to the heat. The cooler temperatures make it...

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Fitdog Sports Club Blog _ Working Parents Guide to Fitdog Activities

Working parents guide to Fitdog activities

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The hardest thing about being a parent is juggling all of the tasks on your to-do list. On top of that, we understand that it may be hard to give 110% of your attention to your four-legged friend. Luckily, we believe there’s always a way for your favorite companion to get the attention they need during your busiest of days! When your dog is at daycare, you can add on any of these activities to keep them mentally fit. Treadmill Workouts Hopping on a treadmill may not be your idea of stimulation, but it can be for your pup! Our...

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