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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...

The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae Exposure

The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae Exposure

Summertime means fun activities such as camping, hiking, and spending time out in the rivers and lakes. These activities are even better when our dogs can join in the fun. Unfortunately, there has been an increase in blue-green algae in some of our local...

Storm Phobias In Pets Is A Real Thing!

Storm Phobias In Pets Is A Real Thing!

Many of us are uncomfortable with loud noises, thunder, strong winds in a storm system. And many of us have been conditioned by previous experiences that left an indelible mark in our memory. Think, for a second, about your pets. Their small size observes these loud...

Pitties Most Popular In 2017

Pitties Most Popular In 2017

You may recall our recent Facebook post asking our friends to guess our top breed seen in 2017. While preparing for the end of the year and a new project, we came across a report telling us just that. We had a lot of great responses and even one correct...