Intermountain Pet Hospital Blog

Dr. Sarah Hadley Joins Intermountain Pet Hospital

January 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care

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New Pharmacy Pricing at IPH

January 2, 2020 at 9:42 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care

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We are proud to share some exciting news about our pet pharmacy. It is our priority that patients live long, happy, and healthy lives. It is also important that our clients are happy and healthy. 

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Getting a Pet for Christmas? Here are Tips to Help Get You Ready

December 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care,

Puppy Care

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We've all seen a commercial, TV show, or Hallmark movie where an adorable puppy or kitten crawl out of a box with a cute little ribbon tied around its neck. Every one coos at those loving, innocent eyes that can tug at even the most hardened guy's heart. Now you want to bring that same experience to your family with an adorable new addition to the family. Be it a bird, lizard, cat, or the ever-popular canine. 

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Turkey Bones are Not Okay for Fido

November 26, 2019 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Dangerous Foods for Pets

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Dogs have been chewing on bones for thousands of years. It’s easy to assume that the need to chew is embedded deep in their DNA, and, naturally, one would think giving left-over turkey or ham bones to Fido would be a special holiday treat. Before you hand over that bone, here are all the reasons why that is not a good idea.

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The Canine Head Tilt Explained

November 19, 2019 at 10:15 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Animal Hospital Near Me,

Pet Facts

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Ears perked up with a slight head tilt back and forth is dang near the cutest thing dogs do.  But why?

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Why We Stopped Declawing Cats

November 5, 2019 at 11:06 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Facts

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“I love when my cat uses the furniture as a scratching post,” said no cat parent ever. This is why, for the past few decades, feline parents have opted to declaw their cat as a way to save their home and keep their fur-baby indoors with them. However, recent research has been released that has since reversed our previous policy on declawing cats.

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Your Pets and Halloween

October 29, 2019 at 1:15 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care,

Dangerous Foods for Pets

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It’s that time of the year for costumes, candy, and trick-or-treating. Princesses, superheroes, and supervillains will descend to neighborhood homes for sugar, sugar, and more sugar. Halloween is a fun time for people of all ages; your dog or cat most likely has a differing opinion.

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Our Pet Wellness Package and Pet Rewards Points Program

October 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vets Near Me

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Every so often we are asked by clients why we don’t offer in-house payment plans for our wellness package or why we only offer one wellness package. The answer is really quite simple; we made those decisions because we wanted the best option for you and your pet. Below we go through some of the significant benefits of the pet wellness package and pet rewards program.

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Keep Your Dog’s Nails Trimmed-It’s More Important Than You Think

October 10, 2019 at 2:49 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care

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The term "It's a Dog's Life" isn't what it used to be when the first reference of the expression was recorded in the 16th century. Most dogs live a life in the lap of luxury compared to their counterparts centuries ago. Back in those times, dogs did not run on manicured lawns and carpeted floors.

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Bat, Dogs, Rabies, and Fall Weather

September 19, 2019 at 2:40 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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Bats are an important part in the Idaho ecosystem and overall, an animal that should not be feared or shunned. Contrary to popular belief, a very small percentage of bats carry the rabies virus. Out of all the Rabies captured for testing each year, only an average of 6% test positive for the virus.  

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