Veterinary News, Tips & Advice

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

Help The Wild Ones! Appalachian Wildlife Refuge Supply Drive

Help The Wild Ones! Appalachian Wildlife Refuge Supply Drive

Join us in helping Appalachian Wildlife Refuge provide injured and orphaned wild animals a place to go for care and treatment. Donations give these animals a second chance at life in the wild.

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Rising to the Challenges of COVID-19

Rising to the Challenges of COVID-19

We would like to share some of the challenges of working in veterinary medicine through the COVID-19 pandemic and how it effects your visit. Our goal to provide high quality medical care for our patients while keeping our staff and our clients safe, we have had to modify how we offer services in a way that fits the required guidelines for staying open.

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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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Fungal Skin Infection in Dogs

Fungal Skin Infection in Dogs

Bacterial and fungal skin infections in dogs can cause red, itchy, inflamed skin leading your pooch to feel irritable and uncomfortable. Today, our vets explain yeast and staph infections and discuss symptoms, causes and treatments.

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The Love of Veterinary Medicine: AHNA Podcast

The Love of Veterinary Medicine: AHNA Podcast

For this episode we sat down with Animal Hospital of North Asheville's new Hospital Manager, Sierra Allen, to talk about what exactly a Register Vet Techs (RVT) does, and the things that make us love our jobs.

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A Closer Look at Pet Cancers, with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn: AHNA Podcast

A Closer Look at Pet Cancers, with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn: AHNA Podcast

Tune in to this episode to learn more about how we diagnose and treat pet cancers, and how our treatment plans and goals compare to human medicine. Dr. Amy Plankenhorn joins us to share the knowledge she has gained treating our beloved patients.A Closer Look at Pet Cancers, with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn

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Fungal Pneumonia in Dogs

Fungal Pneumonia in Dogs

Fungal pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs resulting from a fungal lung infection. Today our North Asheville vets explain more about fungal pneumonia in dogs and how it is treated.

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About Ehrlichiosis in Dogs

About Ehrlichiosis in Dogs

Ehrlichiosis is spread by the bite of a tick infected with the Ehrlichia organism. It is essential to diagnose and treat Ehrlichiosis in dogs as early as possible to prevent the disease from becoming severe. Today our North Asheville vets explain the symptoms of Ehrlichiosis in dogs and how it is treated.

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What to Do If Your Dog Has a Reaction to a Vaccine

What to Do If Your Dog Has a Reaction to a Vaccine

Typically the risk of your pup having a severe reaction to a vaccine is very low, and in most cases well worth the risk.  Vaccines offer your dog protection from a number of very serious conditions that can be both difficult and expensive to treat. Today our North Asheville vets share advice on how to handle a reaction to a vaccine.

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