Intermountain Pet Hospital Blog

Intermountain Pet Hospital's blog provides tips and ideas to help make life more enjoyable for you and your pet.

Posts about Pet Enrichment

January: Unchain a Dog Month

Posted by Nikki Wardle on January 6, 2022 at 9:30 AM

January is “Unchain a Dog Month”, and it is a time to come to the rescue of chained-up dogs.  It is also a time to spread awareness about the damaging physical and psychological effects that chaining has on dogs.

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Topics: Pet Care, Pet Enrichment

Safest Toys for Your Pets

Posted by Nikki Wardle on December 20, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Toys are a necessity for all pets. Toys can provide comfort, entertainment, and even help combat bad behavior problems. So, when choosing a toy for your pup or kitty, you want to make sure it is the correct type of toy, especially for cats, as they are very particular about what toys they will play with.

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Topics: Puppy Care, Pet Facts, Pet Enrichment

Getting Fido and Fluffy Back to Normal After the Quarantine

Posted by Nikki Wardle on May 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

It’s been a good 6 to 8 weeks of social distancing and being ordered to stay at home as much as possible. You know who’s not complaining about that so far, your dog, cat, or other family pet. They’re getting extra love, walks, and probably an increase of treats throughout the day. Talk about a perfect life.

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Topics: Pet Care, Pet Enrichment

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