Intermountain Pet Hospital Blog

Can a Visit to a Veterinarian Be Fear-Free For My Pet?

September 9, 2020 at 9:14 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me,

Fear Free

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Since the first official veterinarian visit in the 1760's in France, pets have been dreading each and every time they are brought into the office. 

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Protect Your Pets from Cheatgrass

July 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care,

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Dangerous Plants for Dogs and Cats

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For anyone who has hiked in the Boise Foothills, or any of our forests, you’ve come across cheatgrass at some point in your journey, whether you realized it or not. Cheatgrass covers an estimated 7% of Idaho, and the dangers of the grass is a topic that we have covered before.

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7 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo of Your Dog

June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me

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The internet is filled with funny, cute, and heartwarming pet photos. It’s easy to get sucked into the vortex of perked up ears, love me faces, and giant puppy eyes seemingly begging for a treat through your screen.

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Dr. Katie Throne Joins Intermountain Pet Hospital

June 16, 2020 at 9:12 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care,

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Meridian, Idaho:

Dr. Throne is a native of the Treasure Valley and obtained her B.S. in Biology with a business minor from Boise State University.  Go Broncos! She then went north to complete her DVM at Washington State University in 2011. Following the completion of veterinary school, she moved to northern California to complete a one-year small animal medicine and surgery internship at the VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. Dr. Throne then worked at a small animal general practice in the area for 6 years before returning to Idaho.

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Dr. Nancy Wunz Joins Intermountain Pet Hospital

July 11, 2018 at 3:30 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me

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Meridian, Idaho:

Intermountain Pet Hospital welcomes Dr. Nancy Wunz to our growing family of veterinarians and staff.  Dr. Wunz is thrilled to offer veterinary pet care to all furry family members of the treasure valley.

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Dr. Kelley Miller Joins Intermountain Pet Hospital

July 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me

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Meridian, Idaho:

Intermountain Pet Hospital welcomes Dr. Kelley Miller to both our Overland and Chinden locations. Dr. Miller has lived in Alaska, Florida, Texas, and is finally happy to settle down in Idaho.

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Choosing the Best Vet for Your Pet

November 8, 2016 at 9:00 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me

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The relationship between doctor and patient is a huge part of the healthcare process. The doctor needs to provide a knowledgeable, precise, caring, trustworthy experience for the patient, and, in turn, the patient needs to be able to work well with the doctor. The same goes for your pet--the only problem is that Fido can't tell you which vets he likes and which he doesn't (and if he could, he'd probably tell you he doesn't want to go to the vet at all!). That's why it's important to give your animals a helping hand and use a few smart tips to pick the best pet doctor.

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Tips for Saving Dogs Left in Hot Cars

July 28, 2016 at 12:30 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me

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As the summer temperatures spike, it's time for dog owners and dog lovers alike to confront some of the dangers of heat for our canine friends. One of the most dangerous—but sadly still frequent—summertime problem that can arise is when dogs are left alone in hot cars. All too often a dog owner will leave their dog in a parking lot while the temperature of their car goes up to potentially fatal levels.

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Does My Cat Have the Flu?

April 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me

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Achoo! Was that you, Mr. Whiskers?

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Ready, Set, Brush!

February 23, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Vet Near Me,

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Your dog's oral health is an important part of her overall well-being, and brushing is as important for her as it is for you. Here's how to go about it!

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