Briarwood Animal Hospital

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8422 Kanis Road
Little Rock, AR 72204

Driving Directions

(501) 227-7900


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat: 7:00am - Noon
  • Sun: Closed

 Briarwood Animal Hospital is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients, and the best possible service to our clients. We look forward to partnering with you to keep your pet happy and healthy!

From your new pet's first visit, to their senior health exam, we will work with your family to ensure the health and wellbeing of your four-legged family member, and nurture the bond you share.

We are open to your questions and concerns, and pride ourselves on comprehensive care, focusing on preventative medicine, and client education. 

Plan a visit to our clinic today, and we'll show you the Briarwood difference!

Briarwood Animal Hospital Services

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Comprehensive Physical Examinations
  • Dental Care
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Endoscopy
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Grooming
  • Heartworm Treatment
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Hospitalization/Treatment
  • Medical
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Prescriptions
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Briarwood Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Dr. Bob Hale, Practice Owner

I grew up in the wonderful southern town of Eldorado, Arkansas. As a young child my parents let me have a variety of pets: raccoons, fox squirrels, flying squirrels, a squirrel monkey, a parrot, a boa constrictor, tarantulas, and of course a few cats and dogs. My desire to work with animals started at a very early age, thanks to my parents.

When I graduated from high school in 1970, I was unsure of what I could do and moved toward a business degree. I graduated from University of Arkansas in 1976 and went to work for Roadway Express Trucklines for two years. The next three years, I worked in Brazil, South America for a shipping company called Offshore Logistics. It was during this time I reflected on my real "calling" in life-- to work with dogs and cats.

I returned to the University of Arkansas to "repeat" my sciences for two years, applied to LSU Veterinary School, and graduated in 1987 as a doctor of veterinary medicine.

At the present time, I have a wife, four children, five dogs, two cats, and one parrot. Everyday I wake up and think about my veterinary mission and how fortunate I am working with wonderful pet lovers, great employees, and doing what I was intended to do.

NOTE: Dr. Bob sees appointments Mon-Thurs each week.
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Years in Practice: 29

Louisiana State University

Robin Cochran, Office Manager

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Amy Stephens, Hospital Receptionist

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