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March 20, 2017 - 7:23pm

Emergencies can happen in an instant to anyone. Being prepared helps prevent these frightening situations and helps protect your beloved canine family member. VetStreet has created this must-see video on how to protect your dog from four common canine emergencies: heat stroke, attacks by other animals, poisoning, and choking.


March 7, 2017 - 8:50pm

Animal Hospital of North Asheville was proud to host Jenny White, CPDT-KA of Dog-Ed's most recent training class "Tricks and Games" and "Concentration".  Congratulations to all the families who participated in these two wonderful confidence building training classes.


March 7, 2017 - 2:47pm

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.

February 22, 2017 - 6:30pm

Click on one of the links below to select the class you would like more information on:

Free Help Sessions (No Registration Required)

What to do? Help For You and Your Dog on Exercise Restriction

How and Why to Look After Your Pet's Teeth

CATS WIN (What is Normal Cat Behavior)

WOOF! I Can't Stop Barking!

Saturday Training Classes (Registration and Fee Required)


February 20, 2017 - 6:10pm

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Valentine's Facebook Album: AHNA Cupid Cuties. Your fuzzy Valentines made our day! We loved the photos so much we just had to make a video.

February 20, 2017 - 5:59pm

Animal Hospital of North Asheville has a new bivalent vaccine that will aid in the control of disease associated with both canine influenza virus (CIV) H3N2 and canine influenza virus H3N8. When the influenza virus first started affecting dogs, the only known strain was H3N8. In 2015, our community experienced an outbreak of the H3N2 strain of influenza. By giving the bivalent vaccine, we can provide the widest protection against CIV that is available. This is a killed vaccine, so a series of two vaccinations two to three weeks apart are needed the first year and then one revaccination is...

February 20, 2017 - 3:15pm

Have you ever wondered what your dog or cat is thinking about? A series of new studies shows our pets may be more self-aware than previously believed. Rather than just having semantic memory – formed by facts and rules known by instinct or learned in order to survive – dogs and cats may also be able to remember specific events or experiences from their lives, which is called episodic memory.

Because we can’t just ask dogs if they can remember when they caught that squirrel at the park three years ago, researchers in Budapest used "Do-As-I-Do" training to investigate the way dogs...

February 20, 2017 - 2:58pm

The excitement is mounting and soon there will be the pitter patter of little paws running around the house. You may have the puppy already picked out or have a trip planned to the local shelter to adopt your newest member of the family. Either way, soon your house will be filled with a puppy!

Spending a little time preparing for your puppy will allow for a smooth transition and set up a good foundation for a daily routine from the moment you bring your bundle of joy home. You will also have the things needed to deal with the normal puppy behavior that comes along with a growing...

February 17, 2017 - 11:54am

Bella, a friendly, gentle yellow lab, arrived at AHNA for a dental care appointment in December. She is magnificently beautiful. Her family loves her dearly and takes excellent care of her. Without realizing the potential risk, her family bought what seemed like a simple toy for her to chew on, but it caused her great harm. The chew toy was a piece of antler, unfortunately commonly sold at pet stores and on the internet as a “natural” way to clean teeth and provide an enjoyable distraction and entertainment. Antlers, while a natural product, are much too hard for dogs to chew on.


February 7, 2017 - 10:09pm

Way to go! We are so proud of our Saturday Dog-Ed Training Class Graduates taught by Jenny White, CPDT-KA.



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