September 2012

September 14, 2012 - 3:01pm

With all the excitement of completing our building, we neglected to share with you something we are extremely proud of:  On June 14th, we successfully achieved re-accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)!   This is a big deal in that every single day we live by the standards set by AAHA, and it is rewarding to be recognized for our attention to detail and devotion to the standards.  We are also proud because our hospital was the first hospital to be accredited in Asheville (way back in 1979).  That means 33 years of adhering to the highest standards offered by an acc

September 14, 2012 - 2:22pm

A message from Harley’s owner, Alycia Fogle:

September 12, 2012 - 1:26pm

As cats age, we generally see changes in their behavior. The wild and crazy playful activities we associate with kittens gives way to adult cats sleeping in the sun and prowling around the house. We commonly presume senior cats will take even longer naps in the sun or on our beds. It is important, however, to differentiate normal feline behaviors from abnormal ones, as some behavior changes in aging cats arise from pain and are definitely not normal.

September 5, 2012 - 5:57pm

Most people don’t give a lot of thought to what they put into their purse or pockets before rushing  off to a busy day of work or other activities. Keys, chewing gum, medication, grocery list – it’s grab and go! When you return home and set your open handbag down, or forget to empty out your pockets before leaving your clothes lying around, then your pet can get into serious mischief.

Here are the five most common items found in purses or pockets that are toxic to pets: