May 2012

May 10, 2012 - 11:29am

The recent recall of pet food due to salmonella has been expanded to include MANY more brands. For the exact names and production codes of affected brands, and to visit the official recall website, Click Here. (this website no longer exists)

The brands included are:

May 9, 2012 - 10:51am

Do you remember where you were in the summer of 1987? Ronald Reagan was still President, the Iran-Contra affair was breaking, and Michael Jackson was Bad. And three (young!) women were joining the staff of Animal Hospital of North Asheville. In June, Norma Morgan joined the client care team after having worked as a dental assistant. Two weeks later, Kelly Brown became part of the technician team having just graduated from tech school as a Registered Veterinary Technician.

May 7, 2012 - 6:58pm

By Dr. Warren Riggle

Lily, a 4 year 4 month German Shorthaired Pointer, came to us as an emergency on November 16, 2011 around 2:30 P.M. after being seen by another veterinary hospital two weeks prior for undiagnosed pain.  At that hospital, she was prescribed a pain medication called tramadol, and she seemed to be doing better.

May 7, 2012 - 6:29pm

Animal Hospital of North Asheville is the May sponsor for Asheville Humane Society's 'Love in a Can.'

A 'Love In A Can' sponsorship underwrites the expense of canned dog and cat food for a full month at Asheville Humane Society. Canned cat and dog food helps to stimulate the appetite of those animals who are sick, injured, stressed or simply lonely. We are happy to help pets who need a little nudge to keep their spirits high as they await their forever homes!

May 5, 2012 - 10:02am

It’s springtime in the mountains and the bees, hornets, and wasps are buzzing around. Many dogs and cats like to chase and bat at these insects, which can result in a painful sting. Dogs and cats who are uninterested in ‘playing’ with these insects are also often stung, so what do you do if your pet is stung by a bee, hornet, or wasp?