Category Archives for Dog

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Important Information from Your Little Rock Veterinarian about Canine Influenza Outbreak

Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is a highly contagious viral infection that is considered to be a Type A influenza virus. At present, two strains of canine influenza virus have been identified in the United States: H3N8 and H3N2. Influenza viruses can quickly change and give rise to new strains that can infect different […]

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How to Help Your Pet Live Longer with Good Dental Care

Regularly Visit your Little Rock Veterinarian for Dental Check-Ups Our team will perform a complete dental exam and will then recommend oral care and/or a treatment tailored for your pet. Treatment can involve professional teeth cleaning and polishing, and dental surgery (tooth extraction) if necessary. Drugs may be prescribed to complement the treatment: antibiotics or […]

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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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