February 2012

February 28, 2012 - 10:10am

The information in this article was taken from the Humane Society of the United States website, and the AAHA Healthy Pet Website.

Body language, behavior, and vocalizations are keys to understanding the feline mind. You and your cat might speak different languages, but you can still communicate with each other.

February 14, 2012 - 3:17pm

Total enrolled in S.T.E.P.S. this month: 6

S.T.E.P.S. is a new healthy living initiative for pets which is designed to help with weight management by incorporating families working with an Animal Hospital of North Asheville veterinarian, online support, and an informational Facebook page with community activities. The S.T.E.P.S. program is open to dogs and cats to join at any time, and there is no registration fee.

February 13, 2012 - 3:51pm

By Dr. David Thompson

If you could only prevent one disease in your pet, how would you choose which one?

You might choose the disease that is:

February 13, 2012 - 11:00am

For more information about the following events, contact the Animal Compassion Network, Asheville Humane Society, or Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. (Dates and times can change, so please be sure to check with the organization before arriving for an event.)

If you would like to submit an animal welfare event or donation needs, please e-mail us at: info@ahna.net

All photos in the calendar are of adoptable pets in our community!

February 10, 2012 - 4:50pm

This article is from the ASPCA website. http://www.aspcabehavior.org

February 10, 2012 - 12:00am

This is how S.T.E.P.S. is done! Having trouble getting your cat to exercise? Two words: laser pointer. Dr. Earley and Sheldon were showing off the latest in Laser Light Kitty Calisthenics!

February 8, 2012 - 4:22pm

Of all the people you encounter at the Animal Hospital of North Asheville in the course of your visit, the veterinarian is the person whose job seems to need no explanation. But there are a lot of things that we do behind the scenes to help us provide the best care possible to you and your pet. There are several types of patients. We work with outpatients (the ones we see in the exam rooms), inpatients (the patients in the hospital), emergency patients, dental patients, and surgery patients.