Why Our Products Are Safer Than Ordering Online

  It’s not uncommon for pet owners to think they can get better deals on medications or preventative products online. But the real risk is that even if the prices are lower than what their full-service vet charges, the products are not always legitimate. FDA experts continually warn that buying discount pet products online may […]

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 […]

Now’s The Time To Brush Up On Tick Prevention

It’s springtime in East Tennessee, which means that along with the warmer days and beautiful blooms comes the emergence of more ticks. It’s a good time of year to brush up on what to watch out for, and how best to keep pets, humans, and homes tick-free. According to Dr. Amanda Gudgel, a veterinarian at […]

Is Your Vet Too Busy For Routine Visits? A Clinic Can Help You Both.

When it comes to finding convenient, high quality pet care at the most affordable prices, it helps to know the difference between an “animal or vet hospital” and an “animal or vet clinic.” Understandably, many people assume both offer the same services at similar prices, but this isn’t the case. An animal or vet hospital […]

Why You Should Check Your Peanut Butter, And Other Potentially Poisonous Foods To Your Dog

Sure, we’ve all heard that chocolate is bad for dogs. But did you know that of the more than 180,000 poisoning cases handled by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, the #1 culprit was human medications? Medications left out on low nightstands may look like treats to dogs or cats. There are many substances around […]