Summer Gets Better for Pets in Montana with These Toys

As spring finally starts to remind us of why we live where the air hurts our face way more months than not, we head to our yards to start our projects.  Mowing, weeding, gardening for work; barbeques, cornhole and firepits for fun.


All fine and great for us, but let's not forget our fur friends and leave them out of the spring and summer fun.  They can have just as much enjoyment in a backyard, a dog park or even somewhere out under the Big Sky at your campsite.

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More Options Than Retrieving That Frisbee Off the Roof All Summer

Don't take that wrong.  It's super cool seeing a talented pup in the park jumping for his favorite frisbee.  Or a ball for that matter.  But there are so many more things for our pets to enjoy than the old standards.


And with so many options being available, there is something for everyone and every pet out there.  No longer is it one size fits all, most all toys are now made for the smallest to the largest of breeds.

Honestly, The Choices for a Montana Dog Are Endless on the Web

As my wife and I are worn out puppy parents in the last couple of months, we have been searching for things for her to keep her occupied outside, but still be fun to do.  And with two other older, larger breed dogs, we needed something they could enjoy also.

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Enter in Amazon.  But be forewarned, this rabbit hole of dog toy endeavor can eat more time than a new puppy devouring food and shoes.  I've narrowed down the list to my top 10 favorites.  And yes, if you drive by my home this summer, you may just see me romping through one of these as well.

10 Things Your Pets Can Have Fun with This Summer (You Might Too!)

Sure, frisbees and tennis balls are cool and all, but have you checked out the latest gadgets that are available for Fido and Fifi? We've gathered 10 of them together for you to ponder, but be careful, you may find yourself wanting to "test" them out first.

Gallery Credit: JD Knight

20 Exotic Pets You Can & Can't Have In Montana

Lions, tigers and bears oh my! What does Montana consider an exotic animal? Check our gallery for 20 crazy pets you can and can't own in the state.

Gallery Credit: JD Knite

LOOK: Here are the pets banned in each state

Because the regulation of exotic animals is left to states, some organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, advocate for federal, standardized legislation that would ban owning large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.

Read on to see which pets are banned in your home state, as well as across the nation.

Gallery Credit: Elena Kadvany

Toxic Flowers to Keep Away From Your Pets

Though pretty, these flowers are prone to cause issues with dogs and cats, so if you're thinking about gifting one of these to your special someone, make sure you don't let the animals get to them!

Gallery Credit: Maria Danise

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