How To Handle Hot Spots, Or “Summer Sores,” On Your Dog Or Cat

  If your dog or cat has ever itched, licked, or scratched at a certain spot on his skin so much that it becomes inflamed and possibly infected, you—and unfortunately your pet—have experienced a hot spot. The broad definition of a hot spot is a sore on the skin that is so itchy your pet […]

Should You Continue Flea & Tick Prevention Through The Winter?

The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are finally falling. It’s the time of year that pet owners are often tempted to think that it’s ok to slack off keeping up with flea, tick, or heartworm prevention. However, in East Tennessee fleas are at their peak in the late summer and fall, and it’s […]

4 Key Facts to Consider For Tick Prevention

At PetWellClinic® in Knoxville and Alcoa, we know that ticks are a top concern for our clients. Ticks can transmit diseases to a dog or cat before the pests are found and removed, resulting in a whole range of alarming health issues. The good news is that tick-borne diseases are preventable. Read on to know […]

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 […]