AVMA Pet of the Year

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Does your pet have what it takes to be chosen as the AVMA Pet of the Year? Is your canine, feline, equine or other animal companion the best in the world?  Does your pet have a unique history or talent? Do you have an interesting story to tell? Do you think your pet should be […]


Azzore 2015 Mini-Wall Calendar

2015 Calendar Sample

Calling all Azzore clients!!   We want YOU to send us your best photo of your family pet for possible inclusion in our exclusive 2015 Mini-Wall Calendar.  There will be space for 12 photos only.  The pictures can be general, or if you have holiday specific pictures (New Year, Christmas, Thanksgiving, 4th of July, etc.), […]


It’s All About You – Part Two

Azzore on KATV Channel 7 News

  We would like to thank Justin Lewis and the KATV Channel 7 News Team for the story they ran Monday night on Azzore. We believe they captured the spirit of community that has developed with our clients. If you missed the news cast, click on the picture below to watch the video on their […]


It’s All About You!

KATV Interview with Sweet Sweet Stella's Family

If you are in Arkansas, be sure to tune in to KATV Channel 7 at 10:00 tonight, November 18, 2013, for the evening news. If you are not local, you should be able to view the news over the KATV Livestream. We received a phone call from reporter Justin Lewis in October. He wanted to […]


Bon Voyage Dr. Hodgson!

Bon Voyage Dr. Hodgson

All of us here at Azzore would like to wish Dr. Hodgson Bon Voyage! Dr. Hodgson moved here to work with Azzore Veterinary Specialists in 2010. Alas, Arkansas couldn’t hold him and he has left us to return to the warm, sandy beaches of Florida. We wish him and his family all the best.


Total Elbow Replacement

Dr. Dew at Azzore Veterinary Specialists in Russellville, Arkansas performs two elbow replacement surgeries in dogs in one day. Follow along with their progress.


Joint Replacement

  [pinit]     Interesting article in the NY Times about Joint Replacement in dogs.   http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/17/sports/17dogs.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0   Joint Replacements Keep Dogs in the Running Suzy Allman for The New York Times Kathleen Dooley’s pug, Lily, ran an obstacle course at the Port Chester Obedience Training Club in White Plains By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI In November […]


Spinal Regeneration Study

[pinit] Interesting report by Fergus Walsh, the medical correspondent for BBC News, on spinal regeneration helping paralyzed dogs walk again.     Nose cell transplant enables paralyzed dogs to walk Jasper the dachshund walking again.   Scientists have reversed paralysis in dogs after injecting them with cells grown from the lining of their nose. The […]


ID Chip

ID Chip #1

Chip   is an 8 year old Labrador Retriever mix who came to us with rear limb lameness and a recurring infection after a previous surgery at another clinic. Dr. Ward at Ward Veterinary Clinic referred Chip and his family to Dr. Dew. Dr. Dew explored the draining tract, submitted tissue for histology and retrieved suture […]


Managing Corneal Ulcers

  Managing Corneal Ulcers if an ulcer doesn’t heal in 5-7 days after routine therapy, refer to an animal eye specialist. Time is of the essence.   Routine therapy for corneal ulcers will normally consist of a broad spectrum antibiotic and atropine. If the ulcer is not beginning to heal within 5 to 7 days, […]