Category Archives for Dog Care

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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Skin Sensitivity in Dogs

Often pet companions are unaware their furry friends can suffer from skin sensitivity. Here we review the signs of skin sensitivity, the possible causes and how to keep your dog more comfortable with the correct treatments.   Signs of Skin Sensitivity in Dogs Watching for signs of skin sensitivity is important because the itching and irritation […]

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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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At Home Dog Grooming Tips

Healthy grooming keeps your furry friends looking and feeling their best. While professional dog groomers and veterinarian clinics provide the safest and most thorough dog grooming available, there are some basics all dog owners should learn to do at home. Here are our home dog grooming tips to keep your pal primped, preened and well.  […]

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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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Keep Your Pets Safe During Fireworks Season

Your pet has acute hearing. Loud bangs can cause a great deal of pain to their ears. By following these simple guidelines from Little Rock veterinarians, you can help keep your pet calm and safe. Little Rock Veterinarian Tips for Keeping Small Pets Safe During Fireworks If you have small pets, such as rabbits and […]

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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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Traveling With Pets

Planning a quick road trip for a weekend getaway? Flying across the country to spend a few weeks away from it all? Bringing your pet can make a family vacation feel more like the whole family is there, but if you aren’t prepared, traveling with pets can be stressful.  If you’re fully prepared, you’ll minimize […]

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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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Nutrition Tips for Dogs from Your Little Rock Veterinarian

Just as with humans, good nutrition and exercise are key to keeping your dog healthy and happy. And just as with human nutrition, the internet is teeming with information, reviews, and advice that can be overwhelming. You’ll find yourself weeding through advertisements masked as advice, supplement companies trying to sell the next cure-all, and plenty […]

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