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Is My Puppy Old Enough To Run?

Are you one of the many people who welcomed a puppy into your home in 2020? We have recently had many requests for older puppies to join our pack, but we are asked the same question each time. "Is my puppy old enough to run?" is what so many of you are wondering. Let us break down the do's and don'ts of puppy running, from breed to age.     Dogs are born to run,…
Kimberli Weeks
November 22, 2020
Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner Leash ReviewProduct Reviews

Dog Gear Reviews: Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner Leash

At The Fittest Dog, we are constantly on the lookout for the latest and greatest dog gear to use with our clients. Today we are reviewing the Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner Leash. We are aware of the popularity of Stunt Puppy handsfree leashes as we see them out all the time. However, we only recently had the opportunity to review one. We are pleased to say the Stunt Runner is not only a simple design…
Kimberli Weeks
November 15, 2020
Product Reviews

A Fetch Toy With Your Active Dog In Mind

Do you have a dog who likes to play fetch? Do you have a dog who does NOT like to play fetch? Our latest review is of a fetch toy different than any others we have seen. We chose one of our running dogs whose owner is adamant her dog will not participate. Since we are known for our love of helping dogs with challenges, we were ready to prove his owner wrong!   Flingerz…
Kimberli Weeks
November 8, 2020
NutritionProduct Reviews

Healthy Dog Treats With a Mission: Pete’s Mesquites Beef Jerky Treats

Are you looking for a healthy treat for your dog? We are here to tell you about our latest find and it's a special one! We’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Animal Planet host of My Big Fat Pet Makeover, Travis Brorsen, and learning about his mission of healthy and fit dogs, just like ours. What we didn’t know is he also has a partnership with Oklahoma based 4Rkids. Their collaboration led to what…
Kimberli Weeks
November 4, 2020
Mental HealthOur Stories

Why Does My Dog Bark At Other Dogs?

Do you have an anxiety prone dog? Does your normally well behaved dog turn into an aggressive, barking dog at the sight of his or her triggers? Read below to learn about one of our running dog’s triggers, and what we do to correct it.    I’m a pro at multitasking, and that is exactly what I do when I run dogs. I am constantly coaching, loving, supporting and motivating each and every dog. At…
Kimberli Weeks
October 26, 2020
Product Reviews

Dog Gear Reviews: EzyDog Road Runner Leash

As dog runners, nothing makes us happier than a well designed hands-free running leash. We have tested a few and while shopping at our neighborhood healthy pet store, Pupologie, we were turned on to EzyDog. EzyDog is a brand of outdoor dog gear which prides itself in its thoughtful design and high-quality gear. Upon inspection, we felt EzyDog would be a leash to test with multiple of our four-legged clients. How did it hold up…
Kimberli Weeks
October 8, 2020
Our StoriesProduct Reviews

A Case Study on Honest Paws CBD and Our Running Dogs

Have you considered purchasing CBD for your dog? We have had many people ask our opinion on CBD and which brand is best, so we did our own research on CBD for dogs. Oftentimes, people use CBD for their dog because there is a need. Does your dog have anxiety issues? Is your dog suffering from joint pain? Some dogs are healthy but have slight issues, such as excessive licking. Is this your dog? During…
Kimberli Weeks
October 1, 2020
Service dog running on trailsMental HealthPhysical Health

Why Running is Important For a Service Dog

  Do you have a service dog? Our beloved four-legged client Max is a highly trained and focused service dog for his human Linda. She can't thank The Fittest Dog enough for the transformative outlet that dog running has provided for her protector/four-legged child/partner-in-crime. Read her very thoughtful and heartwarming words below regarding the necessity of dog running for a service dog. Why Running is Important For a Service Dog? Service dog owners are not…
Rebecca Warren
September 30, 2020
Calm DogOur Stories

Can Running Help My Aggressive Dog? A True Story About Change.

  Dogs are an extension of our family and we love them with our whole heart. Sometimes we have a perfect dog and want a companion for him or her, but separation anxiety becomes an issue with the new dog. In other cases, the new family member is aggressive. When anxiety runs high in their human, dogs feed off this nervous energy. Even the best of intentions can make life difficult with a new high needs…
Kimberli Weeks
September 13, 2020
new dog treatNutritionProduct Reviews

Dog Gear Reviews: NewRoad Foods Wild-Caught Whitefish Protein Chips

Do you have a dog who sprints to you at the slightest sound of a newly opened treat bag? Our four-legged clients literally jump for joy when we have a new edible product to sample. At TFD, we have tested and guided clients from one longtime dog food, to another if it suits their health needs. NewRoad Foods is what many Southern California dogs crave, and we know firsthand their quality is truly the best.…
Kimberli Weeks
August 20, 2020
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