We did not know what we were getting into when we agreed to foster 3 little kittens. They were just over a month old and suffering from lice, (fortunately only cats can get cat lice), respiratory and eye infections. A good Samaritan brought the three brothers into AHNA. We had originally planned to find homes for all three kittens once they were feeling better.
Misha is one amazing girl! While visiting Dr. Riggle, Mom demonstrated some of her talents. When asked to identify an object, she recongnized the word and pointed to the object! She truly is an amazing dog, even with her hurt leg she played along!
When the rest of Asheville is asleep, there is a team of dedicated Overnight Care Technicians/Assistants at Animal Hospital of North Asheville awake and attending to patient needs so that a patient is never alone or in need of care. Veterinary technicians or veterinary assistants work set shifts so that someone is always awake and gently caring for any pet hospitalized at Animal Hospital of North Asheville. It is extremely rare to have staff paid for night shifts to be awake and attentive to patients all night long in a veterinary hospital. If your pet ever needs to stay overnight at our...
We have some very exciting news and we wanted you, our wonderful clients, to be the first to know!
Animal Hospital of North Asheville is adding new facilities in the same location to allow even better care for your pets! Construction is starting this week, and the end result will include new capabilities, less invasive diagnostics and treatments, reduced patient hospitalization time, enhanced patient comfort and so much more. This continues our lifelong goal of offering the latest affordable technologies – many not available in this region.
Eleven years ago, Eileen Bouressa of Animal Compassion Network found a 6-month-old Jack Russell Terrier mix on the interstate. He was a little guy with a broken leg. Eileen brought him to the Animal Hospital of North Asheville and named him Freeway.
“He looked at me and I knew I was going to bring him home,” said Dr. Earley. “I couldn’t say no.” Dr. Earley fixed Freeway’s leg and adopted him. “Although I’m the one who took him home, he really is my wife Georgia’s baby. We call him the little white shadow of the house because he follows her everywhere. He is always demanding what we...
A First Aid Kit, one especially for pets, is something every pet owner should have available at home and when traveling. First Aid should never be a substitute for veterinary care, but is meant to be a means to treat your furry family member until veterinary care can be obtained. First aid kits for pets can be homemade or purchased.
Susan Gilison was in her backyard playing with her dog, Patches, when she began barking and jumping up to put her paws on the fence. Susan tried to calm Patches, but she was too excited.
Sheila, Susan’s sister, was in the front yard at the time and began looking around for the cause of Patches’ excitement. She saw what she thought was a cat curled up on the front porch, but the cat but turned out to be a tiny Chihuahua. Sheila sat down with the dog and a few moments later Susan found them there; Sheila had the Chihuahua on her lap.
The little dog didn’t have identification...
Leroy the Magnificent! Leroy is showing off his bag of tricks. He is doing wonderful after a rough start this year. He sees Dr. Duncan.