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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...

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: ...

January 15, 2020 - 6:04pm

Losing a pet friend and companion can be heartbreaking. Whether it is a sudden or planned goodbye, it is an emotional time. We understand the strength and specialness of the animal-human bond. 

Four Seasons is providing a no-cost, Pet Loss Grief Support Group. This group will be for anyone who is grieving the loss of an animal companion and needs further support.

Four Seasons Pet Loss Grief Support Group

Who: Anyone who has lost a pet, is grieving, and needs further support. Everyone is welcome. Please do not bring pets...

January 15, 2020 - 3:32pm

This article originally appeared on ASPCA.org

It’s cold outside! For many of us in the United States, the winter months mean snow and ice. Whether the snow has you dreaming of making snow angels or wishing you were at the beach, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) has a few tips you should keep in mind regarding a common cold weather item that could pose a problem for your...

December 9, 2019 - 11:26am

Help us spread love during this holiday season by donating to help local pets in need. During our "Warm Hearts * Full Bellies" Holiday Pet Food and Blanket Drive, we will be collecting donations of wet or dry pet food, new or gently used beds and blankets, pet toys, and/or monetary donations. 

It warms our hearts to be able to help local pets in need by supporting organizations who tirelessly work all year to provide care and support to those in need. This year we will be supporting the Asheville Humane Society, Meals on Wheels of Buncombe County, and Asheville Cat Weirdos....

November 21, 2019 - 10:01pm

Author: Melissa Oglesbee, B.S., A.A.S., former RVT

The season of gratitude, giving, and general merriment is fast approaching. And with that also comes the season of various yummies—turkey, ham, dressing, pies, other various sweet treats, etc. While some will view these solely as indulgences, others know that they are expressions of love and care, and it’s completely normal to want to extend those feelings to our pets. However, as I will explain, showering our pets with these things can have serious consequences.

Any veterinarian knows that the days after a holiday can be...

November 21, 2019 - 9:16pm

It can seem overwhelming when it comes time to choose diagnostic testing for your pets. When you bring your dog to Animal Hospital of North Asheville for an annual comprehensive physical exam, we will discuss and recommend heartworm and tick-transmitted disease screening. The reason we recommend these tests for early detection of Heartworm or Tick-Borne disease is that early diagnosis can increase the chance of a good prognosis with treatment. 

Here is an easy guide to help you choose basic screening panels for canine heartworm and tick testing. 

Antech Heartworm Testing...

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