Meet Our Dedicated Veterinarian - Dr. Bob Hale

Dr. Bob Hale


Dr. Bob Hale, a veterinarian with 37 years of experience, graduated from Louisiana State University in 1987. Initially pursuing a business degree, his passion for animals led him back to university to pursue veterinary medicine. With a background rooted in his childhood surrounded by pets, Dr. Hale continues to thrive in his profession, offering appointments Wednesday to Friday each week.

  • Years of Practice: 37
  • Patients Helped: Over 100,000
  • Surgeries Performed: Over 10,000
  • Work Days: Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday

Have an Emergency?

In case of an emergency, contact our emergency vet in Little Rock at 501-236-6814 during our regular workday and explain the situation for priority service. After hours, weekends, or holidays, call our regular number to connect with the on-call veterinarian, as we provide emergency services on a rotational basis with other small animal clinics in Kearney.

Our Services

If you’re looking for a veterinarian in Little Rock, the staff at Briarwood offer a full range of cutting-edge veterinary services, providing quality, compassionate medical care for pets and peace of mind for their people.

At Briarwood Animal Hospital, we offer a wide range of friendly and knowledgeable services to keep your furry friend healthy and happy. Our expert veterinary team is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care for your pets, from routine wellness exams and vaccinations to advanced surgical procedures and emergency care.

Our state-of-the-art facility features the latest diagnostic and treatment equipment, including in-house laboratory testing, digital radiography, and advanced anesthesia monitoring. We also offer specialized services such as dental care, nutritional counseling, and behavioral consultations to help address any unique needs your pet may have.

Whether you have a new puppy or kitten, or a senior pet, our team is here to provide compassionate and comprehensive care throughout every stage of your pet’s life. We strive to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for both you and your furry friend, and we look forward to serving your family’s veterinary needs for years to come.

Wellness Plans

Welcome to Briarwood Animal Hospital’s Pet Care Plan.

A great way to spread the cost of your pet’s treatments and give them the preventative healthcare they deserve.

There are great savings, and the cost of products and services included in the plan are split into convenient monthly payments.

It’s really easy to join and your pet can enjoy the benefits right away!

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We Pride Ourselves on Treating Every Customer Like Family

Melissa P.

I ended up getting referred to Briarwood by my normal vet, who was booked solid for the day.

Stacey G.

I’ve been taking my dogs here for a long time. They’ve helped me through good times and bad.

Nicole B.

Briarwood has always been able to get my pets in last minute during emergencies and handled the death of my rabbit with amazing compassion.

Seth L.

I have gone to Briarwood for several years. Everyone is extremely friendly and courteous. Dr. Hale is caring, matter of fact, and attentive to the needs of my dogs.

Sabrina G.

I visited Dr. Hale today (as a non-established patient they got me in same day ON A SATURDAY!) because my dog had been exposed to scabies.

Dawn C.

We brought our 20 yr old weenie dog in thinking he was about to leave us and these doctors got on it and made him better.

Josh S.

Been going here for over a decade now and it is amazing! Dr.

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Working together to keep your pet happy and healthy for life.

From your new pet’s first visit to their senior health exam, we will partner with your family to ensure the health and well-being of your four-legged family member, and keep the bond you share as strong as possible for as long as possible.

About Our Practice

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When You Join Our Practice, You’ll Join Our Family.

At Briarwood Animal Hospital, you can expect excellent care and personal attention for your four-legged family members.

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Multiple Ways to Pay

We offer multiple ways to pay for your pet’s visit, including all major credit cards as well as CareCredit®, which allows you to simply finance routine vet visits, emergencies and/or surgeries.

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