Don’t Let The Cooler Temperatures Fool You Into Skipping Flea & Tick Treatments

As temperatures start to fall, many pet owners are tempted to think that it’s ok to take a break from making sure their pets are protected with flea, tick, and heartworm prevention products. They assume that the colder temperatures shut down all flea and tick breeding activity but unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Our relatively […]

3 Facts These Vet Techs Really Want You To Know About Fleas — (#1: You’re Not A Bad Pet Owner If Your Pet Has Them!)

  When the two friendly veterinarian technicians at the PetWellClinic on Kingston Pike in West Hills were asked which pet condition the clinic has treated most over the summer, Angie Meyers and Shana Kennedy both said, “Fleas!” “The number of cases of fleas has definitely been up,” Shana says, adding, “Ticks, too. Last winter didn’t […]

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 […]

Why Flea Prevention For Your Pets Is Critical in Late Summer

Pet owners typically think of spring as the season to ramp up parasite prevention, and are tempted to think that the end of summer is the time to slack off worrying about flea prevention. However, in East Tennessee fleas are at their peak in the late summer and early fall. Between the humidity and temperatures, […]

How To Keep Fleas Off Of Your Pet, And Out Of Your Home

Here’s a riddle for you: How do fleas travel from place to place? They itch-hike! Joking aside, just the thought of our pets being infected with fleas makes us start scratching. Dogs and cats can easily get infested with fleas through contact with other animals or with fleas in the environment. For example, a raccoon, […]