Veterinary News, Tips & Advice

Our CITY veterinarians at Animal Hospital of North Asheville share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

AHNA Medication Refill Policy During COVID-19: March 17, 2020

AHNA Medication Refill Policy During COVID-19: March 17, 2020

DUE TO OVERWHELMING MEDICATION REFILL REQUESTS, we ask you to give us 24 hours to fill the prescription.

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COVID-19 Update from AHNA

COVID-19 Update from AHNA

The Animal Hospital of North Asheville is committed to keeping our hospital healthy and safe for all of our patients, clients, staff, and family members. In light of growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, we would like to make you aware of the actions we are taking.

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Alternatives to Choke Chains, Prong Collars, and Other Aversive Methods

Alternatives to Choke Chains, Prong Collars, and Other Aversive Methods

Aversive methods such as choke chains, pinch collars, and shock collars can not only lead to painful injuries, they are less effective than more positive training methods. 

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Hot Spots - 'Tis the Season

Hot Spots - 'Tis the Season

Hot spots are a common skin condition that can become painful and very itchy. Here, our vet explains how we treated Sam, a male Golden Retriever.

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Is it Hairballs or a Sign of Something More Serious?

Is it Hairballs or a Sign of Something More Serious?

If your cat vomits regularly, it can be a sign of a more serious health problem, such as gastrointestinal disease, lung disease, allergies, or something else.

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Flea and Tick Update and Prevention Recommendations

Flea and Tick Update and Prevention Recommendations

This is the season for fleas and ticks to come calling. To prevent them from bothering your pet, we recommend a few effective products.

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A Thirsty Kitty: Diabetes and Cushing’s Disease

A Thirsty Kitty: Diabetes and Cushing’s Disease

Cats are capable of having the same types of hormonal imbalances as their humans. In this case study, our vet shares the story of Jake and his journey with diabetes and Cushing's disease.

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How to Brush Your Puppy's Teeth

How to Brush Your Puppy's Teeth

Puppies and kittens need an excellent at-home oral care routine. Our vets offer some tips on how to make early toothbrushing fun and easy for both of you.

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Surgery from the Point of View of a Client and AHNA Staff - Ear Hematoma

Surgery from the Point of View of a Client and AHNA Staff - Ear Hematoma

Beau needed surgery for an ear infection and ear hematoma at the hospital. In this post, his owner and vets recount his experience.

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What is Your Dog's Style? Breeds, Toys, and Play Styles

What is Your Dog's Style? Breeds, Toys, and Play Styles

Learn what your dog's breed type and traits can tell you about their play style.

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