Parkway was in for his annual checkup and vaccines with Dr Duncan. He was saying how much he likes mom petting him!Parkway was in for his annual checkup and vaccines with Dr Duncan. He was saying how much he likes mom petting him!
A New Addition to the AHNA Family
Animal Hospital of North Asheville is excited to announce that the dogs and cats of Western North Carolina now have the first Internal Medicine Specialist available to them in a general practice! If your pet is already a patient of Animal Hospital of North Asheville, it means that another level of expertise has been added to the team of veterinarians that care for and about your pet. Our doctors collaborate on cases, so your pet gets the benefit of the collective knowledge and skills of all our veterinarians. Dennis Golden, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM...
Electronic Medical Records
Animal Hospital of North Asheville has been computerized since 1981 when we were the first multi-user, multi-tasking veterinary practice in the US, and we have had complete electronic medical records since 2004.
Our patients benefit from electronic medical records because these records provide a very complete, legible, and orderly record with history, plan and treatment that can easily be sent out by email for immediate consultations with specialists. Also, any doctor in our practice can easily take over a case when the primary doctor has to be...
By Gypsy’s owner, Ms. DeLong
I adopted Gypsy, a very sweet miniature poodle mix, from Asheville Humane Society on Christmas Eve. She has brought much joy to my life. She sits in my lap, snuggles with me in bed, and makes me take long, brisk walks around the neighborhood, even in bad weather, which doesn’t seem to bother her.
One evening when I got home from work, I took Gypsy out for a walk. We were returning home when Gypsy started pulling on the leash towards my next door...
Below you will find a list of common poisonous plants. Click on the links provided to learn more about how to better protect your pet.
Meet dear Mr. Whiskers, a beloved classroom pet at Asheville Catholic School. We provide care to him free-of-charge to show our appreciation to him for brightening the days of the students and for the lessons he is teaching them. Mr. Whiskers is all wrapped up to keep him warm while he is recovering from anesthesia during a recent visit to the hospital to be neutered. He is one cute bunny and very sweet!
We received wonderful thank you notes from every child that shares a classroom with Mr. Whiskers. We were so touched by the children’s...
There is a family that we would like to gratefully acknowledge. This family has been extremely helpful to this practice in many ways through the years. They have especially been of great support and assistance in helping us to bring Minimally Invasive Surgery to Western North Carolina and their wonderful pet, Noelle is the first dog to have a Laparoscopic Spay in this area.
LAPAROSCOPY - Minimally Invasive Surgery is 65% less painful!*
Laparoscopy now for pets too.
Laparoscopic surgery is the extremely popular minimally invasive surgery for humans. Now pets can benefit from all of the advantages of this technology. Animal Hospital of North Asheville was the first veterinary hospital in Western North Carolina to equip and train for this capability and continues to be the leader since 2007.
How is Laparoscopy...
Years ago, a veterinarian might detect a heart murmur during your pet’s annual examination, and you might have heard the comment, “We’ll watch this.” Not too long ago, veterinary medicine was limited in what could be done diagnostically, and effective heart medications had not been developed. Now, with new diagnostic capabilities, new knowledge and new medications, many pets with heart disease are living longer and more comfortably than was possible previously.