Welcome to Lovell

Lovell Animal Hospital provides experienced, personalized care for cats, dogs, and certain pocket pets in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the surrounding communities.

About Lovell

“Anything and everything we do is in the animal’s best interest.” — Dr. Sherri Mellskog

Lovell Animal Hospital provides experienced, personalized care for cats, dogs, and certain pocket pets. Our patient-centric approach drives everything we do, so we strive every day to exceed our client’s expectations with thorough, knowledgeable, compassionate pet care. We treat primarily cats and dogs; however, Dr. Sherri holds a special place in her heart for guinea pigs and rabbits.

We are excited to be back and accepting new clients!

Our Veterinary Services

Routine Services at Lovell Animal Hospital

Pet Wellness And Prevention

Whether your pet is in need of a routine wellness checkup or feeling under the weather, Lovell Animal Hospital can provide your pet with the comprehensive care he or she needs.

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Veterinary Services at Lovell Animal Hospital

Pet Cold Laser Therapy

At Lovell Animal Hospital, we offer a wide range of veterinary services for dogs and cats.

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Pet Boarding

Lovell Animal Hospital offers both dog and cat boarding in clean, secure surroundings. Our space is limited, so we ask you call in advance for reservations.

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Dr. Sherri Mellskog Veterinarian

Dr. Sherri Mellskog received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1988 from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She also earned a B.S. in Animal Science from the University and a B.A. in Biology and Equestrian Science from Stephens College. She moved to Knoxville in 1993 with her husband, William Thomas, who is also a veterinarian and is on staff at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Together they have two beautiful daughters. Dr. Sherri breeds and raises Trakehner horses. Adding to her family are 3 dogs, 1 cat, and a guinea pig. They all reside on a 44-acre farm. If she has any spare time, she enjoys spending it with her family and her horses.

Our Veterinary Team offers Personal, Hands-On Care

The veterinary team at Lovell Animal Hospital prioritizes personal, hands-on interaction with every animal that walks through our door. Our atmosphere is family-friendly and stress-free. We will do everything we can to make every experience a positive one for both you and your pets.

We provide of multitude of veterinary services, such as comprehensive wellness exams, cold laser therapy, routine surgeries, and boarding. 

Please take a few minutes to explore our full complement of services, and give us a call anytime to schedule an appointment. Thank you for choosing Lovell Animal Hospital. We truly look forward to meeting you and your pets!