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October 21, 2016 - 4:21pm

Put your best paw forward by joining fellow animal lovers at the premier charity gala of the season!

Animal Hospital of North Asheville is again the presenting sponsor for Taste of Compassion. We support this event because it is a large fund raiser for Asheville Humane Society and the proceeds go to helping needy animals in our own community. This enjoyable event features great food and drink as well as wonderful auction items.


June 27, 2016 - 6:45pm

A= A place for puppies to play and socialize with other puppies under 16 weeks of age
B= Best puppy families around!
C= Confidence course and other activities to help build confidence, explore new things, and introduce tips on training and gentle handling.

Join us for a fond look back on our third year of Animal Hospital of North Asheville's Puppy Preschool. This video celebrates a fun filled, educational, action packed year of great puppies and families.

Have a puppy under 16 weeks of age? Interested in joining us for future sessions? Visit...

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!

January 21, 2016 - 4:48pm

Puppy Preschool is open enrollment, so puppies will benefit whether they join us for one or multiple sessions. Each class has four basic elements.

Puppy to Puppy Socialization: Consists of meeting other pups of various breeds and sizes and with different play styles. This will help teach your puppy important canine communication skills.

Training topics: Although this is not a “training class”, we will introduce you to positive training methods and explain how to teach your pup simple behaviors, such as sit, down and polite greeting.  If you...

January 21, 2016 - 4:45pm

We have a few requirements to help maintain a healthy and happy Preschool.

  • Puppies can attend preschool between the ages of 9-16 weeks old. We strive for all puppies to have a positive experience. Ages, temperaments, and veterinarian recommendations are considered in enrollment.
  • Puppies must live in your home for at least ten days before their first preschool class.
  • All puppies must have received at least their first physical exam at Animal Hospital of North Asheville and have received their first DHPP (distemper, hepatitis,
  • ...
January 21, 2016 - 4:40pm

We are excited to welcome you to the Animal Hospital of North Asheville’s Puppy Preschool.

Puppy Preschool allows puppies to interact with other puppies during their critical socialization period (3-16 weeks of age). Our Preschoolers learn valuable socializing skills while playing with the other puppies who attend, building confidence with positive experiences, and meeting new people.  It also strengthens the bond and understanding between families and their puppy. Along with forming healthy socialization skills through positive activities aimed at...

September 1, 2015 - 9:50am

HNA Puppy Preschool is back in session after a two month break due to a Canine Influenza outbreak in Buncombe County.  We invite AHNA puppy parents and their puppies to join us for this free puppy socialization session. These fun-filled sessions are for puppy parents and puppies from 8-16 weeks of age.

August 24, 2015 - 4:58pm

We are so lucky at Animal Hospital of North Asheville! So many adorable puppies and kittens come through our doors and we have the privilege of watching them grow up. Enjoy this video montage of our puppy and kitten patients through the years at AHNA.


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