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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...

11 Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods

11 Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for food, family, and reflecting on what we're grateful for. There will be many gatherings and opportunities to indulge in some delicious foods. However, it's important to be sure our furry friends stay far away from these...

The Importance of Regular Nail Trims

The Importance of Regular Nail Trims

Grooming is more than just making your dog or cat look great. It has to do with your pet’s health. For many pet owners, trimming a pet’s nails—dog or cat—can seem like a daunting task. And, if you haven’t regularly trimmed your pet’s nails since he was...

3 Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets

3 Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets

We love celebrating Halloween! The weather cools down, the leaves begin changing color, and the feeling of fall is in full swing. It's important to be mindful of a few things to ensure a safe, fun Halloween. Whatever costumes your children choose for...

How To Read The Body Language Of Your Dog

How To Read The Body Language Of Your Dog

Prairie Animal Hospital's Puppy Kindergarten is helpful for all new pups. The veterinarians and staff can expose puppies to so many different things during this developmental stage, with the end goal being that they accept all different situations as just...

What Does Your Cat’s Aggression Mean?

What Does Your Cat’s Aggression Mean?

Ever been petting your cat when she seems to suddenly turn on you, transforming from purring and sweet to evil and attacking? Cats can be mysterious creatures, and many owners of cats become frustrated with their seemingly erratic or aggressive behavior....