When thinking about adding a dog or puppy to your family, it is always a good idea to research breed types and traits. The physical appearance of mixed breeds often (but not always!) provides clues about breed heritage. Knowing the breed types and traits that contributed to your dog’s ancestry is important to help your new family member grow into a well-balanced dog. Traits your dog is likely to show should match the lifestyle of your family, otherwise behavior issues may arise. For example, breeds with a high energy/work drive living with a sedentary family providing minimal stimulation...
Let's give "Two Paws" up for our recent Saturday Training Class Graduates. We are very proud of these wonderful families! We also want to say “Congratulations” to the families for all their hard work.
We will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day so our AHNA staff can spend time with loved ones. We will maintain normal hours before and after the 4th.
WLOS recently came to Animal Hospital of North Asheville unsolicited and filmed a segment on Canine Influenza. Before you watch the segment, we would like to clarify that dogs not previously vaccinated with bivalent vaccine for H3N2 and H3N8 Canine Influenza require a series of two vaccinations two to four weeks apart at a total cost of $79.
By the age of four, half of cats have a painful condition called Tooth Resorption in one or more teeth. As cats age beyond four years old, it is estimated that 75% or more suffer from this painful condition.
The Paw It Forward Campaign benefiting medically at-risk animals at the Asheville Humane Society has been extended until this Friday, June 30th! We need your help!
Please Help Us Paw It Forward!
The Paw It Forward Campaign has already raised over $19,481. With your help, Team Animal Hospital of North Asheville has raised over $2,400. THANK YOU!!!!! But there is still a long way to go to meet this year's goal of $45,000. Asheville Humane Society has extended the campaign through June 30th, so there is still time to donate online or stop by the Animal Hospital of North...
We’ve reached the time of year when thunderstorms are frequent, and July 4th fireworks are happening soon. For many pets, loud noises and storms are not a big deal, but for others, it is a time filled with fear, stress, and even destructive behavior. We’ve learned that there is no one perfect way to manage every case of noise phobia, even in our own pets. Here are some of our stories:
Dr. Jim Earley is using different combinations of prescription medication for his three dogs affected by storm phobia:
“Storms can be a real nightmare for pets who are...
Who can resist the cuteness of a kitten? They are soft, fluffy and can be full of mischief and boundless energy as they explore their new home. Some household items can pose a hidden danger for your new kitten. Here are some great tips on how to make your house safe for a kitten. All of the things that Dr. Becker mentions pose a grave danger to kittens.
The original article can be found here: THURSDAY, JAN 26TH, 2017 | BY DR. MARTY BECKER
We’ve promised our granddaughter...
Walk-in Influenza Vaccination Clinic Hours:
- Monday, June 12, 2017: 6:00 to 8:00PM
- Tuesday, June 13, 2017: 6:00 to 8:00PM
- Wednesday, June 14, 2017: 6:00 to 8:00PM
- Thursday, June 15, 2017: 6:00 to 8:00PM
- Friday, June 16, 2017: 6:00 to 8:00PM
Cost for the series of two vaccinations is $79. Please bring cash or check as doing so will allow you to proceed more quickly. Do not call for an appointment, just arrive during the above hours...
Our goal is to teach you what you need to know to help your pet. As much as we wish we could include your pet in our free help sessions, they are for humans only, so please leave all those sweet and wonderful pets at home.
These Help Sessions are free to the public on a first come, first seated basis. Please be aware that Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be seeing patients while the Help Session is in progress, so some of our parking will be reserved for the families of patients needing care. Thank you for understanding.