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Welcome to Buckeye Run Veterinary Clinic


(304) 782-4011

The practice was opened by Dr. Ford in Doddridge County on September 9. 1991 and doubled in size in the summer of 2001. We are located conveniently adjacent to US Highway 50 just west of Salem between the Tarkiln Run Road and Buckeye Run Road exits.

Buckeye Run Veterinary Clinic is a full-service small animal clinic and welcomes both office hour emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Ford has over 20 years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we strive to make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (304) 782-4011 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!

At Buckeye Run Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Shelby Ford,DVM
Buckeye Run Veterinary Clinic | (304) 782-4011

1153 Buckeye Run Road
Salem, WV 26426


Through the American Veterinary Medical Foundation's Veterinary Care Charitable Fund, our hospital is able to help animals rescued from abuse and neglect and the pets facing personal hardships. Your donations to the AVMF on behalf of our hospital will help us, help animals. Click on the AVMF "Donate Today" button to make your tax deductible donation.

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Itching. Scratching. Biting. Are your dog’s skin issues keeping you up at night? Want a way to help control your dog’s itching that works fast AND can last 4 to 8 weeks? Ask us about a new, revolutionary treatment for canine atopic dermatitis. Click on the picture below to learn more.

Cytopoint for Dogs

Office Hours


9:00 am-5:00 pm


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9:00 am-5:00 pm


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8-12 with Doctor Every Other Week



Meet the Veterinarian

  • Shelby Ford
    'I have always loved animals and enjoyed medicine. Helping animals live longer and healthier lives is very rewarding. I have been blessed, honored, and humbled to have been trusted to help so many furry four-legged friends and family.'
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  • "Shelby & the girls,
    Dad (Joe) wanted to thank you for being so good. He sincerely appreciates all you did for Spot. He is in the process of adopting a rescue. I am sure you will meet "Rosco" very soon!
    Thanks again,"
    Joe & Stephanie
  • "To everyone at Buckeye Run, I can never thank you all enough for the great care you gave to Rita and helping her on the road to recovery. Thanks Again"
    Ronnie S.
  • "Dear Dr. Shelby,
    How do I thank you for taking such good care of my puppy... short of licking your face? Thank you so much!"
    Betty B.

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