Tick Populations Exploding Across the U.S.

Tick populations are exploding across the United States according to a new study. Evidence of disease carrying ticks in dozens of locations across the country has been documented. In fact, 83 counties in 24 states report tick populations where they have never before been found. Tennessee is one of the 24 states with counties documenting […]

UT Expert Predicts Bigger Tick Season This Spring

Springtime sure is sweet in East Tennessee. Daffodils and redbud trees are blooming and it’s that time of year when it seems as if everything is bursting to life—unfortunately, that includes ticks. In fact, WBIR recently reported that East Tennessee is expected to have a bigger than usual tick season this spring. Dr. Graham Hickling, […]

Wondering Which Diseases Might Be In Your Own Backyard? Check This Resource Map

We all hear about common diseases from ticks, mosquitos, or heartworms that could affect our pets, but it’s hard to know just how real the risk is in our own neighborhood or town. Clients often ask if parasite related illnesses like Lyme disease, for example, are actually present in Knoxville, Maryville and Alcoa, and if […]

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 Choosing A Vaccination Package Makes “Cents”

  When it comes to vaccinations, most pet owners know that this preventative care is crucial to their furry friend’s good health and longevity. The subject becomes murky, however, when weighing how to handle the scheduling and cost of vaccinations. At PetWellClinic® in Knoxville and Alcoa, we offer convenient, affordable and comprehensive wellness packages that […]