Pets Improve Physical, Mental and Emotional Health of Their Owners

Pets make us laugh. They provide unconditional love. Pets help teach us compassion and understanding. Great company for young and old alike, pets bring untold joy and pleasure to our lives. They also offer a wealth of benefits for our overall health and well being. Pets can improve the physical, mental and emotional health of […]

More Seniors Are Sustaining Fractures While Walking Their Dog

More seniors are sustaining fractures while walking their dog. According to a new study published by the University of Pennsylvania, fractures among older adults have more than doubled from 2004 to 2017. Over this 13 year period, US residents 65 years and older experienced a higher number of bone fractures while walking a leashed dog. […]

Thank You For Naming Us “Best of the Best”

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Meisler, founder of PetWellClinic, and Dr. Heather Bhakta for being named two of the top three veterinarians in Knoxville in CityView Magazine’s “Best of the Best” 2016 survey. It’s an honor for all of us at PetWellClinic to be part of the lives our pet patients and their families by offering top quality […]

A Rise In Rabies Cases Reminds Us Why It’s Crucial To Vaccinate Your Pet

  In the first three months of this year, the Tennessee Department of Health confirmed rabies in three wild animals and five pet dogs and cats. “Rabies is a lethal disease, and the best way to protect your pets is to vaccinate,” said Charlie Hatcher, DVM, state veterinarian with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. “With […]

It’s Tick Season! 3 Ways To Protect Your Dog

Ah, it’s sweet summertime in East Tennessee, when the living is easy but the ticks are aplenty. At the PetWellClinic of Knoxville and Alcoa, we know how crucial it is to protect your pets from tick-borne diseases. According to the Center For Disease Control and Prevention, East Tennessee is home to the following varieties of […]