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Stinking Outside the Box

Stinking Outside the Box

By Dr. Amy Plankenhorn

Whether your cat is eliminating outside the litterbox because of a medical problem or because of a behavioral problem, learn some different tips to help.

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How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

Knowing how to care for your pet properly after surgery can help you to get your dog back to normal as quickly as possible, without complications. In today's blog our vets share a few tips on how to care for your pup following surgery.

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Cat Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Cat Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Are you seeing symptoms of diabetes in your cat (or maybe you’ve already received a diagnosis)? You likely have several questions. Our Asheville vets review risk factors for the disease and treatment options. We’ll also offer insight on when to seek help from your vet with treating cat diabetes.

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Fear Free: What is a PVP? How Does It Help My Fearful Pet?

Fear Free: What is a PVP? How Does It Help My Fearful Pet?

If you have a dog or cat who is fearful, anxious, or stressed during veterinary visits, the veterinary team may have recommended that you give your pet a PVP, or pre-visit pharmaceutical. PVPs can help to make veterinary visits more likely to be successful. The goal is to make your pet’s veterinary visit more enjoyable and less stressful.

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What Is Limber Tail in Dogs?

What Is Limber Tail in Dogs?

If you notice that your dog has a limp tail and is not wagging happily when you walk through the door, she may have a condition known as limber tail. This sad state of tail has many names, including cold-water tail, broken wag, swimmer’s tail, frozen tail, and sprung tail. 

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The Ins and Outs of Patellar Luxation

The Ins and Outs of Patellar Luxation

Dr. Loveless joins us again to chat about patellar luxation. What it is, and how we treat it.

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Food Allergies: An Interview with Dr. Scott Loveless: AHNA Podcast

Food Allergies: An Interview with Dr. Scott Loveless: AHNA Podcast

We chatted with Dr. Scott Loveless again to learn all of the ins and outs of food allergies, from what the usual culprits are, to how they're diagnosed, to how we treat them. If you suspect your pet has a food allergy, give this a listen!

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It's Always Allergy Season In The Mountains: Skin Allergies: AHNA Podcast

It's Always Allergy Season In The Mountains: Skin Allergies: AHNA Podcast

This is an episode about allergies in the mountains! Specifically, skin allergies, as explained by Dr. Scott Loveless in our podcast. We talk about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and why allergies can be so very frustrating for everyone in the family. Coming soon: food allergies!

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Do Puppies and Kittens Need Braces?

Do Puppies and Kittens Need Braces?

Learn about oral care for puppies and kittens, including information about braces and misalignments, periodontal disease, damaged teeth, and more.

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Local Concerns for Dogs and Raccoons with Distemper

Local Concerns for Dogs and Raccoons with Distemper

Distemper virus can be transmitted from raccoons to dogs through direct contact. Here our AHNA vets share how you can help to protect your dog from the distemper virus.

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