Don’t Let The Cooler Temperatures Fool You Into Skipping Flea & Tick Treatments

As temperatures start to fall, many pet owners are tempted to think that it’s ok to take a break from making sure their pets are protected with flea, tick, and heartworm prevention products. They assume that the colder temperatures shut down all flea and tick breeding activity but unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Our relatively […]

5 Signs Your Pet Could Have Diabetes

It’s National Pet Diabetes Month, and you’re not alone if you didn’t know that your dog or cat could develop the disease. Many owners don’t realize diabetes can affect pets too, and often have many questions when they learn their dog or cat is diabetic. If left untreated, diabetes can lead to seizures, a coma, […]

Don’t Let These Common Halloween Hazards Haunt Your Pets

  While we humans, goblins, and witches take great delight in Halloween, the evening’s activities often leave our bewildered pets downright spooked. The doorbell rings over and over, and then the open door reveals one creepy looking creature after another. Plus, tempting treats and—oh, help us—pet costumes can add to the risks and stresses for […]

True or False: You Can Catch Diseases From Your Pet

  With flu season being right around the corner and the not-so-distant news of the contagious dog flu reaching East Tennessee a few months ago, you may be wondering if dogs and people can pass the flu virus to one another. The answer to that is mostly no, since canine influenza and human influenza are […]

Do You Know Just How Doggone Friendly Downtown Knoxville Is?

Take a stroll down Knoxville’s Gay Street or Market Square and you may be surprised by the number of dogs you see walking alongside their owners. In fact, some might say that Knoxville has gone to the dogs, which is not by accident. In 2009, Knox County officials and PetSafe Brand established a goal to […]

Fall Allergies Can Make Your Pets Miserable, Too

Many of us know that living in East Tennessee comes with a cost—allergies. Allergies are a fact of life here, but did you realize your pet can also suffer from seasonal allergies? We’ve heard from several clients recently who were wondering if their pets have allergies, and if this fall is worse than others so […]

We Saved 1 Pet Owner $110—Check Out Our Prices & Do The Same!

  At PetWellClinic®, what you see is what you get—friendly, professional staff who are upfront about what we offer and at what price. Because we don’t believe the cost of caring for your beloved pets should be a surprise or a mystery, we list the prices for our products and services on our website. A […]

3 Facts These Vet Techs Really Want You To Know About Fleas — (#1: You’re Not A Bad Pet Owner If Your Pet Has Them!)

  When the two friendly veterinarian technicians at the PetWellClinic on Kingston Pike in West Hills were asked which pet condition the clinic has treated most over the summer, Angie Meyers and Shana Kennedy both said, “Fleas!” “The number of cases of fleas has definitely been up,” Shana says, adding, “Ticks, too. Last winter didn’t […]

How Knoxville’s Dog Parks Offer Your Pooch Healthy Perks

One of the advantages of living in Knoxville is the number of dog parks that are scattered throughout the city. There are currently seven active dog parks, all of them PetSafe parks, with two more in the works. Each park provides large fenced open spaces for dogs to romp and roam, and most are divided […]

Why Should You Care About Kennel Cough Even If You Don’t Board Your Dogs?

  Kennel cough is one of those frequently misunderstood terms when it comes to what it is and how to prevent it. Broadly put, kennel cough is a type of bronchitis that causes inflammation to a dog’s windpipe and voice box. Puppies with not yet mature immune systems are especially susceptible to the infection, but […]