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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....

How Often Should You Wash Your Pet’s Dish?

How Often Should You Wash Your Pet’s Dish?

At Prairie Animal Hospital, we want to help with all questions you may have. Including how often you should wash your pet's dish! We get the question a lot – how often should I clean my pet’s dishes? The answer may surprise you. You should wash your pet’s...

Is Your Pet In Pain?

Is Your Pet In Pain?

Sometimes it is obvious when a pet is in pain. They will yelp or not bare weight on a certain leg. Other times the signs are more subtle or gradual. We see a lot of painful pets - especially those in their senior years. We ask our clients if their pets are...

Canine Influenza: What You Need To Know

Canine Influenza: What You Need To Know

What is canine influenza? Canine Influenza (also called CI or dog flu) is a disease caused by a highly contagious virus. It is easily spread between dogs by direct contact, nasal secretions (barking, coughing, or sneezing), contaminated objects, and people...

What You Need To Know About Canine Influenza

What You Need To Know About Canine Influenza

What is canine influenza? Canine influenza (also called Cl or dog flu) is a disease caused by a highly contagious virus. It is easily spread between dogs by direct contact, nasal secretions (barking, coughing, or sneezing), contaminated objects, and people...