Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dr. Fanta Teaches the Community Life-Saving Skills

For Dr. DeAnne Fanta, her life as a veterinarian extends beyond her regular shift at Chattanooga’s Animal Emergency & Specialty Center. Dr. Fanta recognized a need within the community and rose to the challenge to educate local grooming, boarding, and shelter facilities in basic first aid and animal CPR. She recently added advanced CPR training and crash-cart procedures for primary … Read More »

Confirmed Case of Canine Influenza in Knoxville

Recent dog shows in Florida and Georgia have led to a sudden uptick in the spread of H3N2 or canine influenza, a dangerous respiratory infection. Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville treated a confirmed case of canine influenza in a dog who was boarded at a Knoxville kennel with a dog who had attended a dog show in Georgia. … Read More »


Animal Emergency & Specialty Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeff Phillips has been named Specialty Director and Dr. Nikki Branam has been named Hospital Administrator.  Preeminent veterinary oncologist Dr. Jeff Phillips is known for his astute medical care, research, teaching, and compassionate care of clients and patients. He has served the community diligently. Moving into his new role … Read More »