Tips and information from the Knox Pet Clinic team!
September is Animal Pain Awareness Month
It’s important to know how pain can be exhibited in pets since they are unable to tell you when they are experiencing pain. Signs your pet might be in pain:… Read more
Extreme Heat Tips for Pet Owners
Provide fresh clean water and proper shelter from the sun and heat If you can’t provide these contact your local shelter, vet, or boarding facility to make arrangements for care… Read more
Why Do We Want Your Pet’s Poop?
Why do we want your pet’s poop? To check for intestinal parasites ie. roundworms, hookworms, and other nasty unwanted scroungers! When do we want to see your pet’s poop? New… Read more
Why Pet Dentals Aren’t About White Teeth and Bad Breath
What comes to mind for most people when they think about pet dentals? Improving bad breath and sparkling white teeth, right? While these are big benefits of pet dentals there… Read more
5 Tips to Keeping Your Dog Safe During Fireworks (or thunderstorms)
LEAVE THEM HOME For your dog’s safety and well-being, it is best to leave them home while you enjoy the fireworks. The noise and crowds can become scary and overwhelming.… Read more
5 truths about Heartworm disease in Dogs and Cats
1) Heartworms are spread by mosquitos A mosquito bites an infected animal and ingests heartworm microfilaria, which is the offspring of an adult heartworm. Over time the heartworm larvae develop.… Read more
Does your pet have stinky breath? It’s more than bad breath, it’s periodontal disease!
SIGNS OF PERIODONTAL DISEASE IN YOUR PET INCLUDE: Drooling Bad breath Tartar buildup Decreased appetite Inflammation or bleeding of the gums Not wanting to be touched around the face or… Read more