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September 29, 2010 - 4:00pm

We would like to share with you another example of how incredibly loving our amazing staff members and clients are. Cindy, who is Dr. Plankenhorn’s Exam Room Tech, brought us the idea of helping the pets of Asheville’s homeless people through the Project Connect 2010 event. Project Connect is an annual one day event that is held in conjunction with the VA Stand Down. The aim of Project Connect is to provide onsite barrier-free services to the homeless population of Asheville-Buncombe while facilitating community awareness and participation. Although Project connect had tried to help the...

September 5, 2010 - 3:00am

Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be closed Monday for Labor Day. Staff will be providing care to hospitalized patients, but we will not be open for appointments or emergency care. We will be open as usual on Saturday from 8:00 AM until 12:00 Noon and a doctor and staff will be available Saturday and Sunday at 4:00 for Acute Care.

We care about your pet and want to be available as much as possible so that he or she can be treated here where we already know your pet and have a full medical record. Except for once or twice a year when we have to cancel the 4:00 Sunday Acute...

August 29, 2010 - 3:00am

Animal Hospital of North Asheville is participating in Project Connect for the Homeless. Project Connect is an annual one day event that is held to provide onsite barrier-free services to the homeless population of Asheville-Buncombe while facilitating community awareness and participation. AHNA will be on hand to provide what care we can to the pets that belong to homeless people.

August 12, 2010 - 3:00am

Recently, Procter and Gamble, owner of Iams and Eukanuba, issued a recall on certain dry pet foods. AHNA immediately identified and contacted all owners of pets who we knew were fed these dry foods to warn them of the recall.

Below you will find a link with more information on the recall as well as a list of UPC codes included in the recall.
http://www.iams.com/iams/en_US/data_root/html/recall_message.html - this link is no longer active.

July 30, 2010 - 3:00am

Asheville Dogs Are Raising Money to Fight Cancer!

Animal Hospital of North Asheville Thanks Them with a Sponsorship

On August 7, 2010 there will be a parade of dogs in Asheville who are giving their all to fight cancer as they participate in the American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life. Animal Hospital of North Asheville is a sponsor of the event to show our appreciation for these dogs getting out to fight cancer in people! We also appreciate the American Cancer Society for their recognition of the important role that companion animals play in our lives when they say:...

July 30, 2010 - 3:00am

Cathy, April, Kalon, Lynne, Norma, and Sheri want you to know that they have a fantastic addition to the Client Care Team. You may already have seen her smiling face if you have entered through our cat door in the last few weeks. Her name is Jill and she has fit right in with our competent, intelligent, warm and friendly team at our front desk.

June 23, 2010 - 3:00am

It is common for family members to arrive home from work and suddenly find that their pet needs veterinary care. For this reason, Animal Hospital of North Asheville has offered late afternoon and evening hours for over 15 years. For the convenience of our working families, we also offer wellness appointments during the evening. At Animal Hospital of North Asheville, we are truly dedicated to your pet’s well-being and comfort.

One way we show this is by having a veterinarian(s) and staff available at a moment’s notice to provide emergency care to your pet. Many veterinary hospitals...

May 13, 2010 - 9:34pm

A New Addition to the AHNA Family

Animal Hospital of North Asheville is excited to announce that the dogs and cats of Western North Carolina now have the first Internal Medicine Specialist available to them in a general practice! If your pet is already a patient of Animal Hospital of North Asheville, it means that another level of expertise has been added to the team of veterinarians that care for and about your pet. Our doctors collaborate on cases, so your pet gets the benefit of the collective knowledge and skills of all our veterinarians. Dennis Golden, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM...

May 10, 2010 - 10:39pm

Electronic Medical Records

Animal Hospital of North Asheville has been computerized since 1981 when we were the first multi-user, multi-tasking veterinary practice in the US, and we have had complete electronic medical records since 2004.

Our patients benefit from electronic medical records because these records provide a very complete, legible, and orderly record with history, plan and treatment that can easily be sent out by email for immediate consultations with specialists. Also, any doctor in our practice can easily take over a case when the primary doctor has to be...

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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