Our Referrals Say It All

A survey in the Harvard Business Review evaluated the varying degrees of customer loyalty to a product or service. As it turns out, a customer’s willingness to refer a business to someone else is the strongest indication of loyalty, even higher than a customer’s rating of satisfaction with the product or service. The article says, […]

Why Try PetWellClinic? Drew Can Tell You.

Many pet owners come to PetWellClinic® from word-of-mouth referrals from friends, neighbors, or family members. Drew S., of Knoxville, is one of those satisfied customers. Drew and his fiancee, Kaci, started going to PetWellClinic® in February 2015, after they adopted their puppy, Axl Rose. “At the time, I lived with a friend who took his dog […]

April Is Heartworm Awareness Month—And TN Ranks In The Top 5 For Occurrences

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and the timing couldn’t be more important as the East Tennessee mosquito population starts to emerge. In fact, the American Heartworm Society has unveiled the 2016 Heartworm Incidence Map, and Tennessee is in the top 5 states for occurrences. Approximately 7 in 8 of the surveyed veterinary practices diagnosed heartworm-positive […]

PetWellClinic Highlighted In Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association

A recent article in the Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association addressed the increasing percentage of pet owners who struggle to afford veterinary care. It notes that while veterinarians today are able to provide better and more advanced medical care for pets than ever before, the cost of that care—or even basic care—is out of […]

This is National Pet Dental Health Month—Here’s Why It Matters

When it comes to the health of our pets, dental care is one of the most overlooked and neglected practices. But there’s a good reason the American Veterinary Medical Association sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month every February — approximately 80% of dogs and 70% of cats develop some form of periodontal disease by the […]

Why Do Puppies & Kittens Need A Series of Vaccinations?

If 2017 is the year you’ll be considering adding a new pet companion to your home, congratulations! Whether you’re considering a dog or a cat, it’s an exciting prospect. And, as we all well know, it also comes with a great deal of responsibility. One of the first steps in responsible pet ownership is making […]

Did You Know Dental Health Affects Your Pet’s Lifespan?

February is National Pet Dental Month, which is important because good oral hygiene has been associated with longer lifespans in pets. Since dogs and cats, being primarily carnivores, don’t usually have a problem with cavities, it’s understandable that pet owners assume all is well with their furry friend’s oral health. However, the potentially alarming issue […]

4 More Causes of Itching Skin, and 1 New Medication That May Help

As we discussed in the last blog post, winter conditions are common irritants of a dog’s skin, so all that itching, scratching, and licking you’re hearing this time of year may be caused by the lack of humidity and cold air. But we also looked into how food allergies can cause itching and scratching, and […]

Wintertime Itch — Is It Seasonal, Or A Food Allergy?

  No doubt about it, for people and pets alike the winter season is rough on skin. The heat in our homes coupled with the cold temperatures and lower humidity dries out our skin, causing roughness and itchiness. While we humans can alleviate the discomfort with lots of creamy lotion, our pets aren’t so lucky. […]