Resources for Pet Owners
Idaho's Treasure Valley is home to many families and pets, on this page we have collected information regarding living, working, playing and adopting pets in Idaho.
Boise Pet-Friendly Taxi Services:
- Boise City Taxi 208.377.3333
- Quick Cab 208.880.8881
- Checker Cab 208.703.5583
Local Animal Rescue and Shelters
Thinking about adopting a shelter or rescue pet? This blog contains some important tips for your consideration, HERE. Below you will find a list of Treasure Valley animal rescue groups/organizations:
- Canyon County Animal Shelter
- Heath's Haven, Dog Rescue and Sanctuary
- Idaho Humane Society
- Meridian Valley Humane Society
- Fuzzy Pawz Rescue
- Boise Black Dog Rescue
- Boise Bully Breed Rescue
The animal rescue organizations listed below offer adoptions for cats only:
We encourage families to consider enrolling your dog or cat in a pet insurance plan. It can be a wonderful resource if your furry friend requires advanced veterinary or specialty treatment. Pets Best Insurance is a Boise-based company that provides excellent and affordable options for your furry family member(s). You can receive a discount on their services by following the link: HERE
Outside fun for Dogs in the Treasure Valley
There are several options in the Boise area where pet owners can get outside and play with your dog. You might consider a hike in the foothills or a walk along the greenbelt. Below is a list of dog parks located throughout the Treasure Valley:
WestVet's Veterinary Emergency Animal Hospital:
Our emergency animal hospital is open 24 hours a day; 7 days a week; 365 days a year. No appointment is necessary for a veterinary emergency.
For animals experiencing a medical emergency, please call 208.375.1600, or come directly to the hospital.
WestVet is located at 5024 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City, ID; at the corner of Chinden/50th, just minutes from the connector.
Our team of emergency veterinarians, skilled technicians, and nursing staff are ready to assist you.
In October 2015, WestVet received Level I certification from the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. A distinction shared by less than 1% of veterinary hospitals in nationwide. This means that WestVet has been distinguished as a 24-hour acute care facility that provides sophisticated emergent and critical patient care, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with a critical care specialist available 24/7. More importantly, it means that your pet will receive the highest level of veterinary emergency care in the industry.