5 Most Common Things Every Boise Dog Lover Should Know About Springtime!
- 1. Cheat grass This is one of your dogs’ worst enemies in the Boise foothills. It easily sticks into your dogs’ skin and is very dangerous. Some of the most common places infiltrated are your dogs’ paws, ears, eyes, and sometimes in their nose.  It’s a danger that all dog owners are aware of, especially […]
10 Tips for providing a Safe 4th of July for your Canine Companion! -  From the impressive fireworks at Ann Morrison Park in Boise, Idaho, to kids with sparklers at a backyard barbeque in Meridian, Idaho, it’s important to keep your dog in mind and prepare them for the possible anxiety and stress associated with fireworks.  Reading the top 10 tips below will help prepare you and your furry […]
Hot Cars are deadly for Dogs! -              FRIENDS DON’T MAKE FRIENDS WAIT IN HOT CARS!            We all love our dogs. And in our hectic lives, our furry companions sometimes spend more time without us, than with us. So we often want to maximize our time with them, in turn by taking them long for the ride as we run errands.  […]
Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Vet On Your Next Visit! - To get the most out of every trip to the vet, you’ll find that preparing questions can make each visit to the vet more successful and informative. One of our major responsibilities as a pet owner is to make sure our pet is kept healthy. Keeping up with vaccinations and vet check-ups can be crucial […]
October is Pet Wellness Month! - October may be filled with fall festivities and Halloween costumes, but this month also celebrates pets with more than just the image of a dog howling at the moon. As National Pet Wellness Month, October is a time for reevaluating your pet’s health and preventing disease. Because dogs age seven times faster, on average, than […]
Dry Dog Food: What to look for and what to avoid - If you’ve ever found yourself scratching your head while standing in the dog food section of your local pet store trying to figure out what the best food is for your dog, you’re not alone! The average dry dog food bag has over 50 ingredients on the ingredient panel, which can make choosing food for […]
8 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Water This Summer! - Does your dog love the water? If they do, I’m sure you’ll agree that there is no better way to beat the summer heat of Boise, ID than to have some fun, enjoying Idaho’s rivers and lakes with your four-legged best friend. While you’re splashing and paddling in the water, it’s important to remember safety […]
Paws on the Pavement -           Summer temperatures in Boise, Idaho lead to hot pavement which is something that’s just as troublesome to your dog’s paws as it is to your own bare feet. A sunny 85-degree day (air temperature) can cause asphalt temperatures to reach as high as 140 degrees. To put that into perspective, an egg can fry in 5 […]
Protect Your Dog This 4th Of July! - “The rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air”…If your dog has trouble embracing the concept of bombs bursting in air, take measures this 4th of July to help make the holiday a bit more tolerable for your furry family member. With fireworks legal in most of Boise, ID ton the day of the 4th, as […]
11 Must-Read Tips for Hiking with your Dog! - In Idaho there are so many great outdoor activities that you and your dog can enjoy together. One of the most relished recreations is hiking, especially hiking with your dog. From the Sawtooth Mountains, all the way up to Priest Lake it’s important to remember safety with your Canine Companion in tow. Below local Boise, […]

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