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Five Things I Wish Every New Pet Owner Knew

Five Things I Wish Every New Pet Owner Knew

Let’s be honest here, I wish I could tell every new pet owner, or anyone even thinking about getting a pet a lot of things. And I guarantee most people wouldn’t like everything I have to say about it. But I promise, it comes from a place of love and...

Deworming and Parasite Control in Puppies

Deworming and Parasite Control in Puppies

FleasFound outside anywhere your pet is comfortable (cool, shade etc.). According to capcvet.org, “Ctenocephalides felis is the most common ectoparasite of dogs in North America.”They can cause skin irritation and transmit tapeworms. Flea infestations can...

Dogs & Heartworm Disease

Dogs & Heartworm Disease

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and while most people know about heartworm disease, they don't necessarily know what it is. Today, our goal is to help you understand a little bit more about what this disease is and how you can protect your pet.  What...

Ready Your Pet for Your Baby

Ready Your Pet for Your Baby

Congratulations on your upcoming baby from all of us at Prairie Animal Hospital! Now that you’re expecting a two-legged baby, your four-legged baby is in store for some serious life changes. Do your best to prepare fur baby for human baby by keeping the...

Good to Know: Poison Prevention

Good to Know: Poison Prevention

For Poison Prevention Month, we wanted to focus on some items that are common around your home. We hope that this will help you and your pet have a safe and healthy March! With that, here are a few household items that could prove to be fatal for your...

Yes, Your Dog Can Catch A Cold Too

Yes, Your Dog Can Catch A Cold Too

Dogs are great at catching all kinds of things—that food you accidentally dropped, the once-stuffed toy that has no guts left, that tennis ball you’re actually trying to play tennis with… But, can your dog catch your cold? While our cold and flu viruses...

Seven Goals For Your Pet in 2019

Seven Goals For Your Pet in 2019

The new year is almost here and it's time to put your pet's health first! Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, the veterinarians here at Prairie Animal Veterinary Hospital stress the importance of an annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups...