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August 26, 2016 - 3:30pm

By: Dr. Sally Foote, this article originally appeared in Behavior Bytes

Both dogs and cats live by routines. They feel the most secure and happy when you wake up at the same time every day, feed them at the same time daily, and keep walks or play time on schedule. When the schedule changes, it can cause some stress in our pets. Our pets know when school is starting and may act up at this time of year. Back packs, folders, binders, kids getting up early and leaving on school buses are all big signals...

January 24, 2016 - 10:34pm

We love our patients! Enjoy this look back at 2015’s cute kittens and puppies, sweet dogs and cats, fun costumes, silly faces, and more as we celebrate OUR FAVORITE THINGS!

November 16, 2015 - 5:07pm

Please help us as we once again hold our annual Holiday Pet Food Drive to help needy dogs and cats in our community. A great many dogs and cats will need food and warmth this winter, so please donate to help them! Animal Hospital of North Asheville will match the first 2,000 pounds of food donated, so bring those bags and cans in. Donations will be distributed to Asheville Humane Society (which now includes Animal Compassion Network), Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, and ...

May 26, 2015 - 10:16pm

May 3rd was National Specially-Abled Pets Day, which celebrates disabled pets, helps to educate the public about caring for disabled pets, and helps to find homes for orphaned, specially-abled pets. Throughout May we have been celebrating these amazing and heroic pets on our Facebook page!

Click on the video link below to watch a video about these pets and continue to scroll down for their stories.

To all the families that have a specially-abled animal in their life: A pet with special needs will inspire you to be a special kind of person. Thank you for all you do!...

May 15, 2015 - 10:26pm

This article is taken directly from aspca.org

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center tallied calls received in 2014, and some common themes emerged. Check out the 10 substances that accounted for the most calls.


February 17, 2015 - 5:36pm

Most dogs love traveling in the car and many cats who travel frequently come to like it. Please use this check list to be sure your pet is both safe and happy while traveling.


January 15, 2015 - 1:21pm

Here at Animal Hospital of North Asheville, we see many heartbreaking cases where beloved pets have suffered illnesses, or even death, because the family of the pet was not aware that very common things that we eat or items that we have in the home could pose a threat to the pet.

September 12, 2014 - 3:54pm

If you’ve ever been to the pet section of your local store, then you know that there are many different kinds of food bowls available for your pet. Some are stylish, while others are plain, but a bowl is a bowl, right? Wrong!

July 13, 2014 - 10:31pm

Beth Marchitelli, DVM is a veterinarian with 4 Paws Farewell which provides home hospice and home euthanasia for pets. Our veterinarians  work closely with 4 Paws Farewell when clients desire home visits concerning end of life issues.  More information about the services of 4 Paws Farewell can found here. Of course, Animal Hospital of North Asheville  continues to provide hospice and euthanasia  care here at the hospital. You can read more about our...

June 10, 2014 - 1:05pm
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