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COVID-19 Information for Pet Owners

We at Animal Emergency and Specialty Center of Chattanooga 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

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?

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

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

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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Santa Paws 2018

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center was the proud sponsor of Santa Paws nights at Hamilton Place Mall, which invited pet owners to bring their fur babies in for a photo with Santa. We had a great time, got some great photos, and talked with pet owners on the different dangers the holidays can pose for pets….

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Join us for 2018 Santa Paws dates!

There are still a few Santa Paws dates left at Hamilton Place Mall! On Nov. 26, Dec. 3, and Dec. 10, 2018, Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Chattanooga representatives will be in front of Belk children’s store at the mall with Santa Claus, and pets are invited to come and get a photo. Bring…

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Pet-proofing for the holidays

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! [maxbutton…

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Do you need pet insurance?

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

  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…

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