Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville Blog Archive

COVID-19 Client Procedures Update

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center / June 15, 2020

The Animal Emergency and Specialty Center remains open 24/7. We are dedicated to serving our community by providing the highest quality of care for all of our clients and patients. Our clinic has not closed during this crisis and we continue to honor all specialty appointments in Oncology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care and Emergency.…

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Join Us for the Million Masks Challenge

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / March 23, 2020

Animal Emergency & Specialty Clinic of Knoxville is participating in the #millionmaskchallenge to help alleviate the shortage of surgical masks affecting both the human and veterinary medical communities. These easy-to-make cotton surgical masks are washable and reusable. Through the #millionmaskchallenge, our clients, families and friends can help keep medical staff safe and functioning while working on the…

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COVID-19 Information for Pet Owners

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / March 17, 2020

We at Animal Emergency and Specialty Center of Knoxville want to reassure you that we remain committed to providing healthcare for your pet family members in a safe environment and are taking precautions to limit chances of exposure at our facility. We are continuing to clean surfaces at our clinic and are adding additional wiping…

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The importance of advanced diagnostics

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / February 20, 2019

We’ve all been there: a puking dog at 2 a.m., a cat who tangled with the wrong dog, or some other ailment. You call the vet to ask how concerned you should be, and you’re told, “We can’t say without seeing your animal.” It’s frustrating that you can’t just call and get a household fix…

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Why is a good diet important for my pet?

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / January 29, 2019

If you’ve ever done an Internet search for “best dog food” or “best cat food,” you know how many choices there are. Dry, canned, homemade, raw, freeze-dried. And that’s not even considering how many different brands there are. However, you can’t just “eeny, meeny, miney, moe” and choose whichever bag you land on. A good…

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A letter to Santa from your pets

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / December 17, 2018

Dear Santa Paws, We have been very good this year. There was only that time we knocked over that plant over back in March (it was never going to make it ‘til summer anyway, with Mom’s black thumb). And in our defense, we didn’t know it wasn’t OK to unravel the toilet paper (why make…

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Senior pet health: How to care for your aging pet

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / December 17, 2018

We all wish our best furry friends will live forever (or at least as long as we do). However, dogs and cats age more quickly than humans, and by the age of 7, they’re considered middle-aged. When your pet starts to come up on AARP age, their health needs change. But with proper healthcare, diet,…

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Pet-proofing for the holidays

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / November 21, 2018

The holidays are a season of happiness, but they pose many risks for your pets. Download our handy infographic to learn how to keep your home safe from holiday toxins and dangers for your fur babies. Learn about: Toxic plants common around the holidays Dangerous holiday food items Holiday decoration pet dangers and more!

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Do you need pet insurance?

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / November 20, 2018

It’s no secret that a vet visit can cost you a few hundred dollars – especially a specialty or emergency visit. You don’t want to deny your fur baby the care he needs, but how can you pay for the unexpected expense? Pet insurance may be the answer. What is pet insurance? Pet insurance covers…

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Animal Emergency & Specialty Center welcomes new addition

By Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville / November 5, 2018

How do we continue to offer state-of-the-art care? Through building an incredible team of specialists, veterinarians, and staff, constantly learning and training, and adding new and updated technology to our repertoire of diagnostic and treatment tools. Enter our new GE LightSpeed CT scanner! This CT scanner replaces our current model in Knoxville and offers increased…

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