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March 17, 2020 - 5:12pm

DUE TO OVERWHELMING MEDICATION REFILL REQUESTS, we ask you to give us 24 hours to fill the prescription.

If you need a medication refilled, please contact us at 828-253-3393 (no drop-ins for refills). At this time we will be able to refill if: it is an AHNA Patient we have seen in the last year. We have the medication in stock. There are approved refills by your primary veterinarian. Refill amounts will be limited to within reason (2 months) and product availability. 

We have an online ordering pharmacy called Covetrus. If you do not have an account, please call us (...

March 16, 2020 - 2:03pm

The Animal Hospital of North Asheville is committed to keeping our hospital healthy and safe for all of our patients, clients, staff, and family members. In light of growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, we would like to make you aware of the actions we are taking.

HOW ARE WE TRACKING THE VIRUS?

We are continuously monitoring the local and global situation, and are receiving updates from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Veterinary...

March 11, 2020 - 12:08am

Animal Hospital of North Asheville is a Proud Sponsor of the Angel Pets Expo 2020

 

Angel Pets Expo is Supporting pets, Enhancing lives...

February 24, 2020 - 8:58pm

FREE CLASSES 

UNTIL FURTHER NOTIFICATION
ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED AT AHNA  
We care about your safety
 

March

How Dogs Play

Saturday, March 21st starting at 11:30 am
People Only. No Registration required. No fee to attend. Everyone welcome!

Join us to learn how dogs play, different play styles and what their body language is really saying. Learn what is appropriate play and when to interrupt play.  

  • Does mounting really mean dominance?
  • Does your dog get targeted by other dogs?
  • ...
February 24, 2020 - 8:42pm

There is still time to drop off items for the Appalachian Wildlife Refuge Supply Drive! We are collecting items until the end of February to help stock up for the spring rehab season. Every roll of paper towel, or donation - big or small - helps.

Items Needed:

  • Dishwasher detergent pods                               
  • Distilled Water
  • Kitchen-size garbage bags                                   
  • Whole Nuts (raw and unsalted)
  • Bleach tablets                                                          
  • Fox Valley Day One
  • ...
February 24, 2020 - 8:22pm

There are a lot of stressful and uncomfortable things about fecal tests in veterinary medicine. It doesn’t have to be that way.

Many pet owners dread being asked to bring a stool sample to the vet, especially if their dog or cat isn’t sick. It’s a hassle to get the sample, and it’s hard to understand the value of a test for something they can’t see.

Unfortunately, once you’ve examined a few dozen fecal samples with a microscope, you become painfully aware of how many pets are harboring critters their owners know nothing about.

Those parasites include:

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February 24, 2020 - 1:23pm

If you have ever been on the other end of a mouthy puppy or kitten you are very aware of their teeth. You may even celebrate when the adult teeth come in. But there is a lot more to know about puppy and kitten teeth besides how sharp they are!

During a puppy's and kitten's growth period, it is important to monitor for developmental problems. But how do you know what is normal when it comes to their teeth and mouth? 

There are some variations by breed, but kittens and puppies typically have the “baby” (deciduous) teeth visible and in place by eight weeks of age. For most...

January 31, 2020 - 8:22pm

FREE CLASSES 

February

How To Help Your Leash Reactive Dog 

Saturday, February 15th starting at 11:30 am
People Only. No Registration required. No fee to attend. Everyone welcome!

Does your dog growl, bark, lunge, and just get all into a tizzy when he sees other dogs or people? If so this class is for you. Learn body language so that you can better know what to expect, what steps you can take to prevent your dog from going into this state of mind, and lots more.

Location: Animal Hospital of North Asheville Education Room...

January 31, 2020 - 7:46pm

Omigosh! Have You Heard The News??  Animal Hospital of North Asheville Has A Podcast

We are excited to announce a new way to bring you fun and fascinating news about pet care! We will be launching the Animal Hospital of North Asheville Podcast this month. We will be inviting our veterinarians and local guests to help cover topics including common animal questions, introduction to different medical procedures, upcoming events, and much more. We have a wide variety of topics planned for the future but we encourage you to reach out with any topics you are interested in to: ...

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