Intermountain Pet Hospital Blog

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Posts about Doggie Day Camp

Unleash the Fun: Benefits of Doggy Day Camp

Posted by Nikki Wardle on January 31, 2024 at 9:04 AM

Doggy day camp isn't just a place for your pup to hang out while you're at work. It's a wonderland of physical activity, mental stimulation, and social interaction that can benefit your furry friend in countless ways. Whether you're considering day camp for the first time or just looking for a refresher on its perks, buckle up for a tail-wagging exploration of the "pawesome" benefits it offers!

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Topics: Doggy Day Care, Doggie Day Camp

Did Your Pet Put on Extra Pounds During the COVID Lock Downs?

Posted by Nikki Wardle on March 18, 2021 at 9:01 AM

If you have fallen victim to the "COVID 15" (gaining weight during the lockdowns), most likely so has your pet. It's time to look at how this happened and how best to deal with the extra pounds on your pooch.

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Topics: Doggy Day Care, Doggie Day Camp

Balancing Work and School at Home Life with Pets

Posted by Nikki Wardle on September 2, 2020 at 9:08 AM

Right now, we don’t know when a proven vaccine for COVID-19 will be widely available. Some companies are going so far as to require their employees to work from home until mid-2021. Now is a great time to put some schedules and expectations in place so that everyone can remain sane.

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Topics: Pet Care, Doggie Day Camp

Introducing LEAP - Life Enrichment Activity Program

Posted by Nikki Wardle on February 26, 2020 at 8:57 AM

Intermountain Pet Hospital's mission is happy, healthy pets. We have now started to expand on that platform by creating a new day camp program call LEAP, or Life Enrichment Activity Program. This new philosophy incorporates the idea that dogs need enrichment to ensure they're both mentally and physically healthy and happy.

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Topics: Doggie Day Camp, Pet Enrichment

This is Why Your Dog Doesn’t Like to be Left Alone

Posted by Nikki Wardle on August 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Life gets crazy for everyone, and every day doesn’t go as planned. Sometimes you are forced to leave your pets alone for extended periods due to no fault of your own, and the consequences can be alarming for your pet’s health and your Armani shoes.

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Topics: Pet Boarding, Doggie Day Camp, Doggie Daycare

What to Ask Before Choosing a Doggy Day Care

Posted by Nikki Wardle on October 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Is Fido forlorn every time you head out to work, leaving you feeling helpless and guilty? Does Rover give you puppy dog eyes and trash the house out of pent-up energy when your work schedule demands long days and late nights?

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Does my dog suffer from separation anxiety?

Posted by Nikki Wardle on September 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM

The weather is beginning to turn, the leaves are starting to yellow, and school buses are lining up to take kids back to the classroom. As school starts back up and the unstructured, fun days of summer end, your family may be happy to get into a rhythm and resume familiar routines. But don't forget your furry family members: they may be less excited about the beginning of the school year. In fact, you may begin to notice your dog "acting out" in September and October as the house gets quieter during the day. Your dog could be suffering from separation anxiety and struggling with the transition back into the academic year.

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Topics: Doggie Day Camp

Tips for a Safe & Happy Winter

Posted by Nikki Wardle on November 9, 2015 at 4:38 PM

Summer days are finally over, and with their passing come many changes. It seems like there's a flurry of activity everywhere we look. It's also time to make sure our family pets are ready for winter days.

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Topics: Doggy Day Care, Doggie Day Camp

Doggie Day Care Offers Pooch Perks

Posted by Nikki Wardle on August 19, 2015 at 1:35 PM

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