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For more than a decade, Happy Tails Lodge has been happily welcoming dogs, cats and their loving owners to our boarding and day care facility, grooming salon and pet store in Great Falls, MT. Whether you are going on a long trip or just need a day off, our wide selection of care options ensure you and your pet will get the best possible package. Our dedicated and caring staff put the comfort and needs of you and your pet above all else, and that is reflected in the work we do every day.

On our property we have four half-acre areas for the pets to play in, as well as a 64-foot-round area indoors. If you need to get your dog groomed and looking pretty, Happy Tails Lodge is here to help! We also have grooming classes for those of you who would like to learn the tricks of the trade. Our store is also fully stocked with a selection of natural and holistic food, as well as treats, fun toys and more. Here are just a few reasons why you can always count on Happy Tails Lodge to be your pet care facility, groomer and excellent source for pet supplies in Great Falls, MT:

  • We are a proud locally owned and operated small business in Great Falls, MT.
  • We offer long- and short-term pet boarding, grooming services and a wide selection of pet supplies.
  • Our animal-loving employees are passionate, dedicated and experienced.
  • We offer many different boarding packages and our very flexible with our services.
  • Our rates and prices won’t strain your wallet.

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Fourth Of July Pet Concerns
If you have questions or need solutions to keep your pet calm during the 4th of July celebrations, stop in and talk to us!
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Tip #4 for keeping your pup safe and calm during the 4th: Stay calm for your dog’s sake.
Your dog freaking out about the sound of fireworks may make you feel unsettled, but it’s important to keep your emotions in check. If you’re nervous about your dog’s reaction, your dog will be nervous even before he hears the fireworks and sense your anxiety. Speak to him in a happy, upbeat tone and be confident. Your pet picks up on your emotional cues, so maintaining a “chill” demeanor is your best bet if you want him to follow suit.
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Tip #3 for keeping your pup safe during the 4th: Take your dog for a nice, long walk before the festivities start.
A tired dog is a more relaxed dog - The more exercise your four-legged pal gets before the party starts, the more sleepy he’ll be, meaning he’d rather lie down in a comfy spot in the living room than pace anxiously by the door. Walk your pup in an area he’s used to and seems to enjoy.
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Tip #2 for keeping your dog happy and safe during the 4th of July week is to provide them with an established safe place. Dogs can be startled by the loud noise of fireworks. Once the festivities begin, keep your pet in a safe room where he can feel comfortable. If he is crate trained, put him in his crate covered with a blanket to make him feel secure. ...

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This week, we'll focus on keeping your pet happy, safe, and home over the 4th of July with a new tip each day. We know that it is still a couple of weeks away, but it will give you ample time to prepare for guests and fireworks being set off before the 4th.

Tip 1) Provide Distraction - Block outside sights and sounds by lowering the blinds and turning on the television.
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