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October 7, 2019 - 8:36pm

The Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be closed on Tuesday, October 29th from 11:20AM to 2:30PM. This time is being used to bring all of our staff together for a very important in-hospital training session. Our goal is to remain on the cutting edge and to be able to offer the best and most up to date service and medicine to you.

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During this time, unfortunately, we will not be able to see any appointments, emergencies or answer the phone. For emergencies during this time, please contact Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency...

September 26, 2019 - 10:35am

Recently, Hurricane Dorian left a path of death and devastation across the Bahamas and parts of the southeastern United States. Not only are the people affected by this terrible storm, but countless animals desperately need help as well. Many people have asked how they can help; here are some of the ways:

Bahamas: The Humane Society of Grand Bahama was hit after floodwaters reached unprecedented areas. Unfortunately many lives were lost but there were a few staff...

August 26, 2019 - 4:05pm

The Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be closed Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day so our staff can spend time with loved ones. We will maintain normal business hours before and after Labor Day.

  • Saturday August 31st - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, Sept. 1st - CLOSED
  • Monday, Sept 2nd - CLOSED
  • Tuesday, Sept 3rd - 7:30am - 8:30pm

For emergencies during this time, please call REACH (Regional Emergency Animal Care Hospital) at 828-665-4399 or WCRAH (Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital)...

August 23, 2019 - 4:57pm

This article originally appeared on the CDC website.  

 
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.

Latest Outbreak Information

  • CDC and FDA are now advising people not to buy or feed any pig ear dog treats to pets, including any
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August 22, 2019 - 6:56pm

All of us at the Animal Hospital of North Asheville want to thank everyone who voted for us in the Mountain Xpress "Best of WNC" poll. In the ever-changing and growing veterinary community, we feel very honored to win for "Best Veterinary Services" again this year. Our veterinarians, patient care, client care, and management team members are dedicated to offering the highest level of medical care and compassion for the well being of our clients and patients. Your vote means the world to each and every one of these amazing team members.

We want to express our gratitude for your...

August 22, 2019 - 4:45pm

Since the FDA issued its report on the connection between grain-free dog foods and a heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), we have received many questions from people wondering what to feed their dogs. The original FDA report can be found here.

Read on for common questions we've received.

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August 22, 2019 - 2:58pm

Summertime is a great time to spend frolicking in the water. With the hot sunny days, there has been a recent spike of blue-green algae intoxication in pets with some even leading to death. We want you to have information to help protect you and your pet.

What is Cyanobacteria?

Algae occurs naturally in the water. The blue-green variety, which has been in the news recently, is considered to be one of several Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs). Blue-green algae is a group of bacteria that is also known as cyanobacteria. It is a bacteria present in fresh and marine bodies of water...

July 5, 2019 - 8:01pm

FDA Issues Updated Report Identifying 16 Brands Of Dog Food That Had Been Linked To Heart Disease In Dogs.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released an updated report identifying 16 brands of dog food that had been linked to heart disease in dogs. 

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June 18, 2019 - 10:31pm

A day filled with compassion and love for senior pets

There is something special that touches our hearts when we see the silver in the muzzle, the cloudiness of the eyes, and the slower gait of an aging pet. Senior pets are special beyond words.

We had the honor to participate not only as a sponsor, vendor, and speaker, but also as fellow pet owners in the Angel Pets Conference and Expo. We were part of a large group of like-minded individuals who have been touched by the love of a senior pet.

The day was filled with amazing speakers, such as our own Dr. Kasandra...

June 18, 2019 - 8:43pm

Asheville Humane Society is holding their 2nd Annual "WNC Pet of the Year" photo contest to help raise money to support local homeless animals in need. The pet with the most votes by 9 pm tonight (June 25) will win the title "WNC's Pet of the Year" and become a local pet celebrity!  

The race is in full swing. The pet with the most votes will be crowned the WNC Pet of the Year. Not only will they be a model for AHS in the coming year but they will win some pretty cool prizes too. Each vote is $1 ($1=1 vote). We are so excited to see many familiar faces in the contest. Everyone is...

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