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June 23, 2010 - 3:00am

No matter how much they beg, (and no matter how cute they look when they beg), there are some foods that should never be fed to pets. Below you will find a list of the top toxic “people foods” to avoid feeding your pet. These are not the only foods toxic to your pets. There are other foods that, if ingested in large quantities, will make your pet ill.

June 17, 2010 - 3:00am

Imagine you are a dog or cat: It is a slightly cloudy but warm day, you are covered in fur, your body is not made to perspire well, you especially overheat in high humidity and you tend to be active and excited in the car.

June 1, 2010 - 3:00am

It’s no surprise that environmental consultant Ali Baird loves hiking with dogs — she met her husband Nathan in 1995 when he was hiking with his Rottweiler. Since then, she’s been hiking throughout the mountains of California and Colorado with canine companions and loving every minute of it.

May 8, 2010 - 5:22pm

By Gypsy’s owner, Ms. DeLong

I adopted Gypsy, a very sweet miniature poodle mix, from Asheville Humane Society on Christmas Eve. She has brought much joy to my life.  She sits in my lap, snuggles with me in bed, and makes me take long, brisk walks around the neighborhood, even in bad weather, which doesn’t seem to bother her.

One evening when I got home from work, I took Gypsy out for a walk.  We were returning home when Gypsy started pulling on the leash towards my next door...

May 6, 2010 - 3:00am

Below you will find a list of common poisonous plants. Click on the links provided to learn more about how to better protect your pet.

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May 1, 2010 - 8:00pm

There is a family that we would like to gratefully acknowledge. This family has been extremely helpful to this practice in many ways through the years. They have especially been of great support and assistance in helping us to bring Minimally Invasive Surgery to Western North Carolina and their wonderful pet, Noelle is the first dog to have a Laparoscopic Spay in this area.

April 14, 2010 - 7:02pm

BROKEN TEETH NEED TREATMENT

Gus came into AHNA with a broken tooth

Acting Quickly = Less Pain & Less Infection

PAINFUL: A broken tooth is painful but as a survival instinct, pets seldom express oral pain.

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March 26, 2010 - 10:26am

At the Animal Hospital of North Asheville, we are presented with a vast array of emergencies. Some emergencies are uncomfortable, but not life threatening, such as a fishhook caught in a lip. Other emergencies require the immediate action of trained staff working as a team and the best equipment. Pets are frequently struck by vehicles, fall off of high places such as decks, experience gun shots, poisonings, electric shock from chewing on electric cords, hypothermia, heatstroke and the list goes on. In these instances, seconds matter.

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