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Welcome to Prairie Ridge Animal Hospital 

Your local Veterinary Clinic in Wichita KS Call us at 316-201-6292

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 316-201-6292!

Dr. Summers and ArikaIf you live in Wichita, KS or the surrounding area and need trusted veterinarians to care for your pets, then look no further. Dr. Summers and Dr. Bruce are licensed KS veterinarians who can treat all types of pets. The health and well-being of your pets' are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve. 

Prairie Ridge Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital that welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Summers and Dr. Bruce have experience in treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Wichita veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential for the ongoing success of your animal’s health. 

If you have any questions, call 316-201-6292 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Wichita veterinarian office is very easy to get to. You can find directions listed below, or on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Wichita pet owners.

Click HERE to read about our preventative care plans.

At Prairie Ridge Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Melanie Summers
Wichita Veterinarian | Prairie Ridge Animal Hospital | 316-201-6292

12412 West Kellogg
Wichita Kansas 67235


  • "Absolutely wonderful! So happy I decided to try out Prairie Ridge Animal Hospital. The staff was exceptional and I am so thankful for the care my dog, Belle, received. The vet is no longer a dreadful place. Prairie Ridge offers extremely clean and comfortable exam rooms, caring and concerned staff, and affordable pricing! I know Belle will be in good hands for her health care."
    Laura Church Wichita, KS
  • "Dr. Summers is a true winner. We are so lucky to have her as Brutus' vet. She makes a difficult situation easier to deal with. In ten years people will forget what you did, but will remember how you made them feel. Dr. Summers is a true winner."
    Craig Ruedy
  • "The doctors and staff are amazing. Professional, gracious, and supportive. A great place for companion/animal care."
    Michael Alldaffer

Informational Articles

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  • Lost Pets

    Has your pet wriggled their way through the fence or dashed out the front door? When searching for your lost pet, make sure you include these steps in your hunt. ...

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  • Should You Leave Your Cat Alone for a Long Weekend?

    So you have a trip planned for the weekend, but what should you do with your cat? Learn how to best care for your cat while you're away. ...

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  • Flea and Tick Season

    Want to protect your pet from fleas and ticks? These tips can help. ...

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  • Summer Grooming Tips

    Want to keep your pet cool and comfortable this summer? A few changes to your normal grooming routine can help. ...

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  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

    Don't get us wrong, we love the bees! But we don't love when our pets get stung. Follow our tips to treat and prevent bee stings on your furry best friend. ...

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  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

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  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

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  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

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  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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