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Fitdog Sports Club _ Dog Blog _ Solo-preneur or established company. What’s best for your dog’s care?

Solo-preneur or established company. What’s best for your dog’s care?

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We try to make the best decisions when it comes to our dogs. The biggest decision is who will we leave in charge of our precious pups when we can’t be there. Here is what you need to consider when determining who should take care of your dog when you can’t. Qualifications! Many people will claim their love of pets as their primary qualification. However, there is a big difference in loving dogs and truly knowing how to care for dogs. This includes implementing safety procedures, knowing about and being able to recognize health issues, and managing safe interactions. We...

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Fitdog Sports Club _ Dog Blog _ Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events!

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We are thrilled to have a full calendar for you and your pups! Stay in the know with amazing upcoming events in Southern California! Rattlesnake Training by MaAndPaw.com Join us on May 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Malibu for rattlesnake avoidance training for your pup! Busy? Fitdog can bring your dog to the training and walk your dog through the course for an additional $35. Sign up at Maandpaw.com and call Fitdog at 310-828-3647 to arrange a pick up for your dog. Dental Cleanings Keep your dog healthy with regular dental cleanings. K9 Grillz will be at...

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Fitdog Sports Club _ Dog Blog _ A Day At Fitdog Daycare

A day at Fitdog daycare

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Do you wonder what your pup does when they're home alone? It could be anything from sleeping all day to gnawing on your favorite shoes. To avoid any worries, they can always spend the day with us! Here’s what a day at Fitdog daycare looks like for your furry best friend! Rise & shine! Breakfast is served! Our guests who stayed the night are attended to and served breakfast to fuel up for another fun day! Morning walks We welcome our Fitdog friends with a morning stroll and potty break to start their day off right. Playtime! Time for their...

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Fitdog Sports Club_Dog Blog_Featured in Elle Décor’s 10 Most Luxurious Pet Hotels in the USA

Featured in Elle Décor’s 10 Most Luxurious Pet Hotels in the USA

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We are thrilled to be featured in Elle Décor’s list of the 10 Most Luxurious Pet Hotels in all of the USA! As Elle Décor highlights, our focus on outdoor California lifestyle gives dogs a unique and fun experience. From sunny beaches to canyon hikes in the Santa Monica Mountains to fun daycare playtime with friends, your dog will experience a full day of activity before resting easy in one of our suites. Then your dog can advantage of our in-house amenities like cooling pet beds, puzzle playtime, treadmill workouts and mini-bar service. Whether you’re from LA and traveling afar...

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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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Fitdog Sports Club_ Health Watch: Rabies and vaccines

Health Watch: Rabies and vaccines

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The health of the pups at Fitdog is very important to us! There are countless infectious diseases dogs can be exposed to if they are not properly vaccinated. Before a dog can stay at daycare or overnight, they must be vaccinated for DHPP, Bordetella, and Rabies. A DHPP shot covers Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus and Parainfluenza. Here is a quick description of what each disease is to understand why we require the vaccinations in order to protect not only your own dog but also, the other dogs here at Fitdog. Canine Distemper Canine Distemper is a viral illness that is highly...

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Fitdog Sports Club_5 things not to do when you’re on vacation with your dog

5 things NOT to do when you’re on vacation with your dog

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It’s always fun to go on vacation with your family, including your pup! Before taking off, avoid these common mistakes when bringing your furry friend on a trip! Forgetting to call ahead – When traveling, check the pet policies for airlines, hotels, and whatever other form of transportation you may be using. You may need to provide proof of vaccinations, so bring those papers with you just in case! And don’t forget to check with your destination, too! (Did you know you can’t take a dog from California to Hawaii without them being quarantined?!) Leaving the crate at home –...

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Fitdog Sports Club Blog_Perfect Daycare For Your Dog

How to choose the perfect daycare for your dog

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Choosing a daycare or overnight boarding place for your dog is no easy feat! There are so many variables involved in making your pups stay comfortable and enjoyable. Make sure to pay attention to these factors when determining the perfect place for your pup. Make sure that there are dedicated play areas for dogs based on size. It’s important to be able to separate the big dogs from the little ones to prevent any discomfort or anxiety. It’s comforting to know that your dog will only be interacting with playful dogs. Do some research and see if the daycare does...

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Fitdog Sports Club Blog_Pet Sitter vs Boarding

Pet sitter vs. dog facility

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If you love travel as much as you love your pups, sooner or later you’ll have to make the hard decision of leaving your dog in someone else’s care. But how do you make that decision? Since it is not always possible to take your pooch along for the ride, we’re comparing pet sitters to dog facilities with the pros and cons of each to help you decide which is best! Dog Sitter: Unless they’re a stay-in sitter, this option tends to include paying someone to check up on your pup daily to feed them, walk them and play with...

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How to ensure your dog has a perfect stay

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Many owners are nervous about leaving their dogs when they go on vacation. We've put together some Do's and Don'ts to make sure your dog has the best staycation (so you don't have to worry!). DO's Do Bring a Toy or Two Bring 1 or 2 toys or "babies" to have with your dog when they are sleeping. Dogs like having their special items with them and will cuddle with them at night (they are so cute!). Do Bring Items from Home A few things from home will make the area more comfy for your dog. A blanket or t-shirt...

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