Most of us know someone who is so obsessed with animals, it almost seems like a hobby. You know the type - they love their animal so much that when they talk about it, you would think they're talking about their human child.

Here's the thing; there are specific rules to know if you plan on owning multiple dogs... especially in the Treasure Valley.

Dog lovers (and yes... cat lovers) beware of the law!

For some people, owning multiple pets is strictly for companionship. For others, it could be a sort of addiction... some of us know people or have relatives who don't really know when to quit. They continue to adopt pets with no end in sight.

If you're in the business of working with dogs or you have a business where multiple are necessary, you could apply to own more than the limit noted.

Let's look at how many pets you could own in various Idaho cities.

How Many Pets Can You Legally Own In Each Idaho City?

If you love having multiple dogs and live in the Treasure Valley, you may want to review the rules on how many pets you're allowed to have.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

Now that we know how many dogs you're allowed to own and love... where do you take them? How about out for food... and beer? Let's look at the best Boise patios to take your dog for a brew and some grub...

Enjoy Beer & Food With Your Dog at These Boise Patios

Many Boise-area businesses know that when it comes to warm weather dining--many residents want to bring their furry friends along for the experience, too. Here's a guide, as compiled by you, of the best places to take your dog for a bite or a beer...or both!

Gallery Credit: Credit: Mateo, 103.5 KISS FM

This is also an important time of year to pay extra close attention to what your dog is up to. You want to keep them safe, right? If you're going to be exploring the great outdoors in Idaho, here are a few things you can do to keep your fur baby safe.

15 Ways To Keep Your Dog Safe While Exploring Scenic Idaho

While out and about exploring Idaho, make sure to keep your pet's needs in mind, if you're going to be taking them with you.

Gallery Credit: Cort Freeman

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