July 2013

July 22, 2013 - 5:25pm

Jake is a beautiful and beloved 10 ½ year old neutered male Himalayan who has been a long term patient under the care of Dr. Plankenhorn at the Animal Hospital of North Asheville.  His history over the last 7 months has shown us that we can see the same kind of hormonal imbalances in cats that we commonly see in dogs and people.  Endocrinopathies are diseases that affect the glandular organs of the body and can cause hormonal imbalance. 

July 22, 2013 - 4:52pm

JULY 18, 2013 6:30 PM

A community meeting was held to talk about a proposal for a dog park in North Asheville. The meeting was publicized in advance through local media and was attended by 129 people, including City of Asheville management staff, a member of Asheville City Council, and members of the community – the majority residing in the 28804 zip code.

July 17, 2013 - 2:07pm

Beginning on July 15th, Animal Hospital of North Asheville began opening earlier each morning Monday through Friday. Each weekday we are now open from 7:30 AM until 8:30 PM.  Our Saturday and Sunday hours remain the same: Saturday we are open from 8:00 AM until 12 Noon and have Urgent Care available at 4:00 PM.  Sunday Urgent Care is available at 4:00 PM also.  Urgent care is only for Animal Hospital of North Asheville patients and clients.

July 15, 2013 - 3:45pm

Dear Dog Park Friends,

I’m writing with an additional request for your participation in the public meeting our group will be co-hosting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Jones School.

The meeting’s purpose is to solicit community input into the process and plans for the dog park. The feedback offered will become a part of the public record and thus, it is important for as many members of our group as possible to speak in support of the park. 

July 12, 2013 - 9:39am

The Friends of North Asheville Dog Park will host a meeting to invite public comment on the Friend’s proposal to develop a dog park in north Asheville. The meeting will be July 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the Ira B. Jones Elementary School located at 544 Kimberly Avenue in north Asheville.

July 5, 2013 - 12:49pm

Dogs can't talk to us. (Don't you wish they could!) If your dog could talk to you, these are some of the things he/she would say:

July 5, 2013 - 12:12pm

Edmunds.com, a site that provides consumers with automotive information and shopping advice, has released its

The vehicles on the list have pet-friendly features and are all priced starting below $35,000.

July 5, 2013 - 12:00am

Thursday nights in Animal Hospital of North Asheville's Education Room have been filled with the pitter patter sounds of puppy paws and laughter. Our adorable Puppy Preschoolers have been learning valuable socializing skills while playing with the other puppies who attend, building confidence with positive experiences, and meeting new people. Our wonderful puppy parents are doing a great job of allowing the puppies to explore new things at their own pace and cheering them on at each step.