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March 28, 2017 - 11:29am

It's that time again - vote in the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC poll!

We were honored to win in the 'Best Veterinarian' category last year, and with your help, we can win again. Please vote now to make us #1!

March 22, 2017 - 7:59pm

This is a happy story that highlights the importance of a wonderful organization, Asheville Humane Society, as well as a life-saving invention, pet microchips. Animal Hospital of North Asheville appreciates the excellent job that Asheville Humane Society does scanning for microchips in the pets they care for and reuniting them with their families.

March 22, 2017 - 7:41pm

Drs. Dave and Betsy Thompson attended the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando, FL from February 4th through 8th. The NAVC is the largest veterinary meeting in the world, is attended by people from all over the world, and is a learning experience for veterinarians that has no equal.

Every hour of the day there were about 40 different lectures available Saturday through Wednesday.  Every lecture and every speaker was an opportunity to learn something new that can help diagnose and treat a disease, relieve symptoms, or simply give the patient a better or a longer...

January 29, 2017 - 8:29pm

Please watch the video below to see Hex’s amazing spirit and the lovely bond she has with all the people who helped her. Hex is an amazing pup!

January 23, 2017 - 9:59am

As we work in veterinary medicine we get to ease pain, be a chance for hope, and share the lives (no matter how long or short) of wonderful pets and their families. But equally important, we get to witness the amazing love and compassion of people.

January 23, 2017 - 9:33am

Our staff at Animal Hospital of North Asheville are very special people with kind, generous and caring hearts. Their care is not only for animals, but for children too. Each year the staff and doctors of AHNA buy Christmas gifts for several children in foster care in Buncombe County and this year was no exception. The accompanying picture shows Dr. Dave Thompson’s van arriving full of gifts (the entire floor was filled) at the Buncombe County Department of Social Services. In addition to the gifts in the van, $600 was also given to allow purchasing gifts for any children who might arrive...

January 20, 2017 - 2:13pm

Thank you to everyone who donated cat food, dog food, blankets, toys, treats or money to the AHNA Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. The caring and generosity that you showed for needy dogs and cats was heartwarming and made the AHNA staff joyous as we watched the food and supplies pour in for needy pets.

January 4, 2017 - 9:33am

Several families ended 2016 on a high note by participating in Dog-Ed's Saturday Training Classes at Animal Hospital of North Asheville. They took time out of their busy schedules to spend time bonding and having fun while working on life saving skills with their canine companions! We want to say way to go!

December 15, 2016 - 8:33am

Since both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on a Sunday, Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be closed the day before each of the two holidays to allow our hard-working staff time to enjoy the holidays. Whenever we are not open, Regional Emergency Animal Care Hospital (REACH) is available at 677 Brevard Road. Please call them at 828-665-4399 to let them know you are on the way.

Animal Hospital of North Asheville holiday hours:

  • Saturday, December 24th Closed
  • Sunday, December 25th Closed
  • Monday-Friday (Normal Hours) Open 7:30 AM-8:30 PM
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December 14, 2016 - 4:41pm

This wonderful family came in wearing Santa hats to bring very generous and thoughtful gifts of food, treats, blankets and toys. All of us at AHNA were thrilled to see them arrive because many needy pets will benefit from the generosity of these Santa Clauses.


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