April 2010

April 30, 2010 - 5:17pm

LAPAROSCOPY - Minimally Invasive Surgery is 65% less painful!*

Laparoscopy now for pets too.

Laparoscopic surgery is the extremely popular minimally invasive surgery for humans. Now pets can benefit from all of the advantages of this technology. Animal Hospital of North Asheville was the first veterinary hospital in Western North Carolina to equip and train for this capability and continues to be the leader since 2007.

April 19, 2010 - 4:40pm

Years ago, a veterinarian might detect a heart murmur during your pet’s annual examination, and you might have heard the comment, “We’ll watch this.”  Not too long ago, veterinary medicine was limited in what could be done diagnostically, and effective heart medications had not been developed.  Now, with new diagnostic capabilities, new knowledge and new medications, many pets with heart disease are living longer and more comfortably than was possible previously.

April 14, 2010 - 7:02pm


Gus came into AHNA with a broken tooth

Acting Quickly = Less Pain & Less Infection

PAINFUL: A broken tooth is painful but as a survival instinct, pets seldom express oral pain.

April 2, 2010 - 5:23pm

Animal Wellness Exams

An annual wellness exam is one of the most important things you can do for your pet to maintain their good health. Even if your pet has had several veterinary visits due to illness or other problems, they should not skip their annual visit.