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A lifestyle & wellness guide for your dog


Why we’re thankful for dogs

Posted by | Spotlight, Thanksgiving | 2 Comments

At Fitdog, we're extremely grateful to have dogs in our life. Working with animals every day is challenging, uplifting, comforting, and so much more. We wouldn't want it any other way. We asked some of our staff why they're thankful for dogs. Here's what they had to say:     From all of us at Fitdog, have a Happy Thanksgiving and remember to give thanks to your dogs and loved ones this holiday season!

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The ultimate guide to a dog-friendly Thanksgiving

Posted by | Food & Treats, Holiday, Recipes, Seasonal, Thanksgiving | No Comments

If you're expecting any four-legged guests at your Thanksgiving gathering, you can easily create a pet-friendly spread that ensures everyone is included in the festivities. We've compiled the best dog-friendly Thanksgiving recipes and tips from around the web to make your Thanksgiving pet-inclusive.   [caption id="attachment_11038" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo by Andrew Pons. source: [/caption] Veggies Gourds are a staple of any winter feast, and they are generally dog-friendly. Some people advise staying away from the Japanese Kabocha squash, claiming dogs can get sick if they eat too much of it. Sweet potatoes are super nutritional for dogs. If any of your dishes...

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Fun fall activities to do with your dog

Posted by | Activities, Events, Hiking, Holiday, Just Because, Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Tips & Tricks | No Comments

Pumpkin spice season is in full effect! It’s time to get rid of your summer habits and bundle up for new fall fun! Here is a list of fun fall activities you and your canine won’t want to miss! Tail-gating It’s officially football season and there’s no football game without a viewing party! Grab a dog-sized jersey and make your home-gate a tail-gate! Don’t forget to dog-proof your next event. Cooler Hikes Fall season is what we call outdoor season. The crisp air, colored leaves, and cooler weather are perfect for those outdoor adventures! This is a trip your favorite...

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Dangerous holidays for dogs

Posted by | Easter, Halloween, Health, Holiday, Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day | No Comments

Every year in the weeks surrounding Halloween and Christmas, the APCC receives hundreds of calls regarding dogs ingesting foreign bodies, like toys, chocolate, or candy wrappers. These foreign bodies often have the potential to permanently harm their internal organs and often cause a variety of debilitating sicknesses. This year, make sure your dog stays strong and healthy using these tips. Always make sure that you feed your dog often enough and on a schedule. When dogs are hungry, they may eat something they normally wouldn’t. Feed your pup their meals at the same time every day, their body will adjust...

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Giving thanks for our Fitdogs

Posted by | Just Because, Thanksgiving | 2 Comments

We asked our employees to tell us why they are thankful to have dogs in their lives. Here is what they had to say: "I am thankful to have dogs in my life because they're so genuinely happy. They always brighten our day and I love being the one to greet them in the morning!" - Dani, Shift Lead   "I'm thankful for dogs inability to mask their excitement and pure joy when they first see you. They truly live in the moment and we should too."- Tim, Excursion Leader   "Thankful to have dogs in my life because they...

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