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Christmas Gifts

Last-minute Christmas gifts

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Has Santa been.. um... slacking on the Christmas gift purchases? Fear not, for the next time you stop by Fitdog you can pick up one of these awesome toys and stash them under the tree before the big day!   Elf Woolie Instead of finding your elf on a shelf, you will find these elves burrowed in your bed, between the couch, or wherever else your pup likes to stash their treasure. These toys from Jax & Bones are made with boiled wool and colored with vegetable dye. Perfect for the little squeaker in your life, and not recommended for hearty chewers....

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12 dogs that made Christmas movies better

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Russell nipping at your toes. Yuletide howls being sung by rottweilers, and corgs dressed up in human clothes. These twelve pups prove that dogs make Christmas movies better! The Bumpus Hounds from A Christmas Story [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cFHAJ5asMk[/embed] Mr. Bumpus was that neighbor in A Christmas Story who probably had more dogs than what was legal. As dog lovers, we don't blame the guy. The Bumpus Hounds notoriously snuck into Ralphie's house and demolished the Christmas turkey, causing his family to opt for a Chinese take-out dinner. Zero from Nightmare Before Christmas Everyone's favorite Halloween-Christmas hybrid has an oft-forgot...

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Ugly Sweater Party 2016

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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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Cutest gift, biggest commitment

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We get it!! The kids have been beggingggggggggg for a puppy for months upon months! Your girlfriend follows every adorable dog account on Instagram and is giving you “puppy eyes” as hints of what she wants under the tree. But, is getting (or giving) a dog at the holidays right for you!?  While it will make for one memorable gift-giving moment, it is all the other moments after we want you to consider! Did you know… The Helping Hands Humane Society sees about a 5 percent bump in admissions after the holidays from families who were overwhelmed. Three pets were...

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