Category Archives for Animal Care

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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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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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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Tips for Leaving Your Pets Home Alone

Leaving your pet home alone can lead to anxiety for both you and your furry friend. However, most families have no choice but to head off to work and school every day, leaving pets to their own devices. If you are worried about your pet when you are out, there are tips that can help […]

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Tips for Emergency Vet Care in Little Rock

We all love our pets and do everything we can to keep them safe, healthy, and happy. Unfortunately, sometimes emergencies do happen. It can be difficult for pet parents to know when to take their furry friends to the vet and which vet to go to, especially when it’s after hours or on the weekend.  […]

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Buying Meds From Your Vet vs. Online Pharmacies

In today’s world of endless internet shopping options, it may cross your mind to pick up your pet’s next round of flea, tick, and heartworm preventative, heart medicine, or pain medicine online. It seems like an easy, inexpensive option, right?  On the surface, it may, but there are many reasons why buying pet medication online […]

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Why Should You Microchip Your Pet

Why Should You Microchip Your Pet?

Microchipping your pet can be their ticket home if they are lost. Check out these facts and statistics that drive the point home: microchipping is the best choice you can make to keep your pet safe. The Sad Facts About Lost Pets In today’s connected world, we see posts on social media about missing dogs […]

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The Importance of Pet Dental Care

How healthy are your pet’s teeth and gums? They should be inspected at least once a year by a veterinarian. Dental care is a vital part of caring for your beloved pup or kitty. Here are some facts that show the importance of taking your pet to the vet for regular dental checkups. Over Age […]

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Thanks for a wonderful open house!

We would like to give a great big, “THANK YOU!” to everyone who came out and helped us celebrate the grand opening of our new clinic and hospital at our open house November 17th. Behind the Operating Room Doors let Dr. Barron show off our new state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgery facilities as he “operated” on […]

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