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Fun Has Gone to the Dogs: Canine 'Water Park' in Sun Valley

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These may well be the dog days of summer, but local pooches can take a "paws" and relax and unwind at a water park just for man's best friend. After all, it's not easy being a dog, and everyone needs a little pampering, right?Paradise Ranch Pet Resort in Sun Valley has launched their "Bora Bora Club," for dogs, reports KTLA, where Fido and Rover can "can dive off a dock, frolick [sic] under a cascading waterfall and play beneath water geysers" or " take surfboard and boogie board lessons and jump off diving boards."

Celeb pets have been checked in to the facility, which first drew acclaim as being "the first licensed, cagefree, home-environment boarding and training facility in the United States."

To board your pooch with potential roomies like the doggies of Nicole Richie, Rihanna, and Shaquille O'Neal the fee is $49 per night for new clients, and returning pooches pay $65. Of course, if you have a hose, some yardspace and a plastic kiddie pool...