All posts by Catherine Barron

Questions to Ask Before Scheduling Pet Surgery

It can be very unsettling hearing your pet requires surgery. Whether it is something routine and recommended such as spaying or neutering, or something required due to a health condition, if your pet needs surgery there are some important questions you should ask before the surgery is scheduled. Is Surgery the Only Treatment Option?   […]

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Vaccinations for Pets: Celebrating Immunization Month in August

Since we are nearing the end of August and it is immunization month, it’s a good time for pet owners to take time to learn more about pet vaccination. Although you might not have arranged to have your pets immunized, it’s important to understand that immunization advancements can help your pets live longer.  Pet vaccination […]

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How to Care for Newborn Kittens

When your cat has kittens, she’ll need some help keeping them healthy and thriving. Here we review how to care for newborn kittens and their mom, including when to check in with your Little Rock veterinarian.  Post Birth Check and Care After the first week following the birth, you should take the whole family (cat […]

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How to Care for Newborn Puppies

Puppy Care Information from Your Little Rock Veterinarian The arrival of newborn puppies is an exciting time, but also comes with a lot of responsibility. Providing proper care helps establish a loving and healthy life for your new pups. Here we review how to care for newborn puppies, including the importance of regular checks with […]

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Best Gadgets for Pets and Pet Parents

As technology advances and inventors get more creative, new devices aimed at making pet life more enjoyable keep hitting the market!  At Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic, we love to spoil our pets with fun toys and things that make our pet’s lives more enjoyable.  We’ve rounded up some of the new eye-catching items – if […]

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Preparing for a Kitten

Falling in love with a tiny ball of fluff is the easy part.  Once you decide to adopt that sweet-faced kitten, you also take on responsibility for its health and well-being.  Kittens can be a handful, so understanding how to care for them during those early weeks is a key in the foundation of loving […]

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Have Allergies? Can I Have A Pet?

Have Allergies?  Can I Have A Pet? As a leading Little Rock Veterinarian, Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic gets many questions about pets and allergies.  One of the most common questions is, “if I have allergies, can I get a pet?”  The answer to this depends on the severity of your allergies, your doctor’s recommendations, and […]

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At Home Dog Training Tips

They say dog is man’s best friend, and at Shackleford Road Veterinary we agree!  You truly can’t find a better best friend anywhere. However, our pups don’t just arrive trained and ready to roll over on command. It takes plenty of practice, patience, and love to train a dog. As a leading Little Rock veterinarian, […]

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Preparing for a Puppy

Bringing a new puppy into the house is an exciting time for any family. Before your newest family member comes home it is important to be prepared for your pup.  As a leading Little Rock veterinarian, Shackleford Road Veterinary wants the best for you and your furry companions.  To ease the process of welcoming a […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Pet Lover

December is here and that means the holidays are upon us!  You may need some help when it comes to gifting your loved ones some thoughtful and unique gifts. Here at Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic, we love supporting local retailers and artists! We have pulled together a fun gift guide filled with animal themed gifts […]

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