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The five most common mistakes new pet owners make

Posted by | Adoption, Boarding, Featured Blogger, Grooming, Health, Health Watch, Wellness | No Comments

When you decide to bring a dog into your family, there are so many things to consider that it's no wonder that owners often skip a few important steps during the adoption process. Fitdog teamed up with Dr. Sabrina from Vetted Pet Care to highlight the five most common mistakes that we see at daycare and by veterinarians. Not asking for copies of the medical and vaccination records. You wouldn't drive a new car off the lot without getting the title first. The same thing goes for getting a new dog. Make sure you ask your shelter, breeder, or rescue group for...

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Southern California Fires

HEALTH WATCH: Southern California Fires

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As fires spread throughout Southern California, the air quality in the Los Angeles area is being seriously affected.  Not to mention the significant amount of ash and debris falling from the sky. At Fitdog, we're taking certain preventative measures to promote the health and safety of our dogs and are advising you do too! Here are some tips to keep your pup safe. Have plenty of fresh water for both you and your dog. The fires have caused a rapid decline in humidity (only 7%), so dehydration is a serious risk during this time. Stay indoors as much as possible. Until the quality of the...

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