The Prairie Animal Health Center Celebrated a belated Animal Health Week with an open house.
There was a plethora of activities including a petting zoo and a space to see bacteria. The petting zoo was very popular and had a large selection of animals to interact with including a pig. Burgers cake and juice were also provided.
Camp Easter Seal a charity that helps sends children with disabilities go to camp was chosen to receive all of the proceeds of the event.. "Camp Easter was the event chosen, since it is near and dear to our staffs hearts", explained Veterinarian Kristin Caldwell.
"It is a great opportunity for children with varying disabilities, that can go to summer camp at no cost to parents, so we think it's a worth while cause to give our proceeds to".
PAHC also was sharing the importance of vaccinating your pets. "This year we actually had a positive Rabies dog. which is actually a zoonotic disease that can be passed to the human population. Many people think they don't have to worry about certain animals within city limits. though the risk maybe smaller, the risk still exists for them.
Prairie Animal Heath Center was able to raise $600. There are still Raffle Tickets available until November 1st.