Best Friends Pet Clinic

1820 Wheeler Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72901



Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of six month/annual physical examinations. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Routine Wellness care: We believe that preventative care is key to the well being of your pet.  We offer a full range wellness exams and vaccination packages designed for each individual pet's needs.  We take into consideration each pet's age, quality of health, and hobbies and activities.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our clinic is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
Surgical Services:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Every patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
Internal medicine consults: We offer referrals to an internal medicine specialist who performs ultrasounds, endoscopic procedures and helps us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases.
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.

Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, dental X-rays, tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. Our in-house laboratory provides  fast result during your visit for a faster diagnosis for your pet.  We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification using the AVID microchipping system. AVID MICRO CHIP  
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.

Online Store:  We offer our online store to give you a more expansive choice of items for your pet's health and pet supply needs with the convenience of home delivery.  
Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.
Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.

Boarding:  We provide pet boarding as a service to our clients. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff. Pets may be dropped off and picked up between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm. Please note special hours on our hours of operation page. About Us / (Hours)

Bathing:  Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available.

Grooming: We offer special grooming options for your special needs pet.  Call us for details.

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies, or see our emergencies page for emergency clinic information.  Contact Us / (Emergencies)