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April 14, 2016 - 8:49pm

Cats often disguise the fact they are in pain. That may be because in the wild, cats that appear sick or injured are vulnerable to predators. Cat pain can be caused by such things as arthritis, dental problems, urinary tract infections, bone disease and cancer. Pain is also common following a surgical procedure. You are in the best position to look for the subtle changes in behavior that may indicate your cat is suffering. It’s important to stay alert, because the sooner your cat’s pain is diagnosed and treated, the sooner he or she can heal and resume a normal, happy life. If your cat...

March 18, 2016 - 10:17pm

Do you ever wonder why your cats behave the way they do? Do you have feuding felines in your family? Are you thinking about adding another cat or kitten to the household? Have you ever wondered if you could be doing more to offer an enriched life for your cat? We have exciting news for you!

Animal Hospital of North Asheville has partnered with certified trainer Tristin Rehner, MS, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, CBATI of Pet Behavior Aid to offer a series of FREE Behavior Help Sessions dedicated to our feline friends. 

This series of Help Sessions is designed to set your cat up for a...

March 4, 2016 - 11:53am

Dogs feel pain for many of the same reasons as humans: infections, dental problems, arthritis, bone disease and cancer. They also feel discomfort following surgical procedures.

Unfortunately, unlike humans, they are unable to speak to us about when and where they hurt.

You are in the best position to look for the subtle changes in behavior that may indicate your pet is suffering. It’s important to stay alert to these signs, because the sooner your dog’s pain is diagnosed and treated, the sooner he or she can heal and resume a normal, happy life.

If your dog shows...

January 21, 2016 - 4:40pm

We are excited to welcome you to the Animal Hospital of North Asheville’s Puppy Preschool.

Puppy Preschool allows puppies to interact with other puppies during their critical socialization period (3-16 weeks of age). Our Preschoolers learn valuable socializing skills while playing with the other puppies who attend, building confidence with positive experiences, and meeting new people.  It also strengthens the bond and understanding between families and their puppy. Along with forming healthy socialization skills through positive activities aimed at...

December 15, 2015 - 2:53pm

Please note: Be aware that anything that alters your cat’s environment, including your Christmas tree and decorations, may frighten or stress your cat. It may not be a good idea to further stress your cat by adding an aversive scent to the tree as the following article suggests. Cats are very sensitive to smells, so if your living scape is small, do not use an aversive scent. Cats who are stressed may exhibit problematic behaviors such as urine spaying and clawing furniture, so it is best to protect your cat from stress. Please be careful to keep ribbon, string and tinsel away from all...

December 1, 2015 - 1:18pm

Click on one of the three links below to select the class you would like more information on:

Mother May I? The first step to a courteous canine is self-control!

Puppies W.I.N. (What is normal puppy behavior)

Oops! Housetraining 101

Puppy Preschool resumes in January! Thursday nights.

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Saturday Training Classes

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November 16, 2015 - 3:59pm

*Be sure to scroll down to read about all sessions available*

We are not having our free behavior classes in December due to the pet food drive and the holidays.

TICKETED CLASSES

Saturday Training Classes

Concentration: Learn How to Achieve Focus Despite Distractions

Sat. Dec 5th and Sat. Dec 12th from 4-5pm FULL

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