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Tips for Keeping Pets Safe in Hot Weather

As we move into summer, Little Rock residents know to expect hot, humid weather for the next few months. In June, July, and August, the average high is between 89 – 93 (which means that half the days are above that!)All this means that our cats and dogs may struggle a...

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The Dangers of Essential Oil and Diffusers

Essential oils are extremely popular right now, for everything from aromatherapy to various therapeutic applications. There are even at least two major companies who have representatives selling oils to friends and family and recruiting additional representatives...

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Why Cats Should Not Spend Time Alone Outdoors

If you have a cat or are thinking about adopting one, you may have heard a variety of opinions about letting them outside alone. Many people claim to have “perfectly healthy” indoor/outdoor cats, while others swear by keeping them inside at all times.At Bowman...

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How to Keep Your Indoor Cat Active and Healthy

You know it’s safest to keep you pet cat indoors, but you might feel badly that they seem bored. After all, aren’t they meant to hunt, play, and generally have fun?They are – but they aren’t wild cats and don’t survive well when exposed to the dangers of the outdoors....

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Pet Clinic Advice: Is Your Child Ready for a Pet?

Children often start begging for a cat or dog at a very young age. Every one of the please includes the promise to take care of the animal, walk it, feed it, and clean up after it.  However, as adults we know that our children may quickly lose interest in the animal...

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Is a Rabbit a Good Pet For Your Family?

If you’re looking at getting your family a pet, you might be thinking small to start. In fact, small animals like guinea pigs, rabbits, and even hamsters are common first pets for families with children. You might wonder, though, if a rabbit is the right answer for...

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Vet Clinic Advice: Can You Leash Train a Cat?

Most cats are pretty independent. They like to laze around the house, occasionally chase something, and eat whenever they find food.  Unfortunately, all this inactivity and extra food can lead to an overweight and unhealthy cat. As a Little Rock vet clinic, we are...

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Vet Clinic Advice: How to Leash Train a Dog

Having a puppy or dog is so much fun! They seem to have so much energy – they’re always on the move and eager to go outside on walks.  However, sometimes those walks aren’t as much fun for you. If your dog pulls on the leash or won’t stay calm as you walk around the...

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When Should You Worry About Your Cat Vomiting?

We've all seen jokes online about cats vomiting on – and in – almost everything. The comic strips often portray this as retribution for small slights like feeding them late or making them wear silly costumes. Unfortunately, your cat getting sick can mean something...

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When is Vomiting Abnormal in Dogs?

Dogs seem to often eat things that may or may not be food, and if it doesn’t set well… well, they just throw it up. However, sometimes vomiting is a sign of a serious medical condition in your pet. How do you know when it’s normal and when you need to take your friend...

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Gift Ideas From Your Vet Clinic: Holiday Ideas for Cats!

Cats can be moody and standoffish, but when they love you they let you know. Whether you have a cat that sticks so close you secretly wonder if they’re a dog, or you have a cat that only needs affection occasionally, you adore them too. What may be harder to figure...

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Little Rock Vet Gift Ideas: Best Holiday Gifts for Dogs

Have you ever wondered what your dog would tell you they wanted for the holidays, if only they could talk?  Well, yes, food, food, and more food.  But maybe they’d be a little more nuanced than that! Regardless, since they can’t talk, we need great ideas on what to...

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Helping Your Cats Get Along

Although cats have a reputation for being aloof, unfriendly, and even jerk-ish, the truth is quite different. Your pet cat is probably friendly, playful, and even loyal. It may be on their terms, but the love is there.   The question is how to help two cats get...

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Advice From a Little Rock Vet: Keeping Your Dog Challenged

Pets are an incredible addition to any family. However, we sometimes forget the they, like us and our children, need to be challenged throughout their day.   Imagine how boring your life would be if you were laying around all day except for two walks outside for...

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Can Dogs and Cats Eat Fruit?

It’s interesting to hear about people’s pets and their unique tastes. One dog who turns up their nose at fruit is followed by three that love kiwi. People post pictures of cats eating bananas, while others can barely get their feline to eat cat food! However, you may...

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Getting Ready for a New Dog

Is your family about to welcome a new dog into your home?   If so, congratulations! Getting a new pet is an exciting time, but there are always some nerves. You want to make sure your new family member is happy, healthy, and integrates well with everyone else....

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1308 S Bowman Rd, Suite 7
Little Rock, AR 72211

(501) 223-3737

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