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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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Road Closure Info Near SRVC

SRVC Clients and Visitors: Linked here is information from the City of Little Rock regarding continuing construction to widen Kanis Road near SRVC. Please note: Kanis Road is NOT closed, SRVC remains fully accessible via Kanis Road Embassy Suites Drive between Chenal Parkway and Kanis Road is closed for at least the next 45 Days, […]

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7 Common Things that Lead to Accidental Poisoning in Pets

We all want our pets to live long happy and healthy lives, but unfortunately, there are several things in our homes that can lead to accidental poisoning in our pets. Awareness is the key to preventing accidental poisoning emergencies.  What may be good for humans may not always be good for your animals when it comes […]

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Teaching Proper Pet Care is Good for Both Your Child and Pet

Getting a pet is a huge commitment not only for adults but for children as well. Let us help you with proper pet care management. SVCAre you considering choosing a pet to add to your family and teach your child about pet care? Getting a pet is a huge commitment not only for adults but […]

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On the Road with Fido and Fluffy – Traveling with Pets

Traveling with your pets can be a fun endeavor, especially with the rising popularity of pet-friendly restaurants and hotels. But, much like packing up the kids to go on vacation, there are a few specific details you need to iron out before you go. What to Pack Here’s a brief checklist of items you should […]

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Kids and Pets – What to Know Before You Adopt

You know the familiar refrain (Heck, you probably even used it yourself back in the day): “But, moooooom! Everyone else has a puppy [kitty] [goldfish] [ferret]!” Or even better, “Dad! Look what followed me home! Can we keep him???” It seems like kids and pets (more often than not) go together like peanut butter and […]

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October is National Pet Wellness Month

Because dogs and cats age six to ten times faster than humans, it’s important that we humans ensure their health and well-being is looked after because they sure can’t do it on their own. October is National Pet Wellness Month, so this is the perfect time to provide our top five guidelines to keep your dog […]

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We’re Doing It Again: Microchip Your Pet!

According to American Humane, 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen every year. Even worse, according to the Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, only 22% of dogs and 2% of cats in shelters are reunited with their families. Microchipping can help bring many of these pets home. Join us Saturday, October 1 […]

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