The team at Animal Hospital of North Asheville is dedicated to providing a positive veterinary experience both for our patients and the people who love them. To better serve you and your pets, we uphold the rigorous standards of the following organizations.
Animal Hospital of North Asheville is proud to be the first Fear Free Veterinary Practice in WNC. Being Fear Free aims to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in our patients to create a better visit and healthier pet.
Fear free protocols at our hospital include understanding and knowing how to respond to and address signs to stress in pets, helping clients plan ahead for lower-stress appointments, creating a calm, quiet environment in our hospital, and more.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is a non-profit organization for the accreditation of companion animal veterinary hospitals in the US and Canada.
To become AAHA-accredited, our animal hospital has undergone a rigorous evaluation process to ensure they meet the over 900 AAHA Standards of Accreditation. These standards cover hospital safety, patient care, diagnostics, pain management, contagious disease management, continuing education, dentistry, and emergency/urgent care, among others.
AAFP Gold Certified
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) supports its members in improving the health and welfare of cats through high standards of practice and patient care, continuing education, and evidence-based medicine.
With specially trained staff, dedicated feline exam rooms and boarding areas, as well as a feline-only waiting area, Animal Hospital of North Asheville is an American Association of Feline Practitioners Gold Standard Cat Friendly hospital.
Awards & Recognition
We are proud to serve the community of Asheville, and deeply grateful for the generous recognition we get back!