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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)external icon 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,
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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.

Our blog article about the report can be found here....

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...

June 18, 2019 - 7:52pm

The Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be closed Thursday, July 4th, 2019 in observance of Independence Day so our AHNA staff can spend time with loved ones. We will maintain normal hours before and after the holiday.

  • Monday-Wednesday: July 1st-3rd, normal business hours- 7:30am -8:30pm
  • Thursday, July 4th - CLOSED (no AHNA Puppy Preschool)
  • Friday, July 5th - normal business hours- 7:30am-8:30pm

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

May 9, 2019 - 11:28pm

Asheville Angel Pets Conference and Expo held at the Renaissance Hotel Asheville, NC

Conference and Expo Saturday, June 8th! Get Your Tickets Today!

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March 31, 2019 - 10:16pm

We are so thankful to our clients for voting us Best Veterinary Services in WNC year after year. Winning this award means the world to our staff because we do our very best to treat every pet with not only the best medicine and technology available but also with love and compassion. Our entire team, from the client care representatives who greet you at the front desk to the technician and nursing staff members to the veterinarians themselves, all care deeply that you and your pet have the best possible experience at our hospital. 

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