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Heartworm and Tick-Borne Disease Screening Options at AHNA

Heartworm and Tick-Borne Disease Screening Options at AHNA

It can seem overwhelming when it comes time to choose diagnostic testing for your pets. When you bring your dog to Animal Hospital of North Asheville for an annual comprehensive physical exam, we will discuss and recommend heartworm and tick-transmitted disease screening. The reason we recommend these tests for early detection of Heartworm or Tick-Borne disease is that early diagnosis can increase the chance of a good prognosis with treatment.

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Canine Heartworm Disease:  An Interview with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn: AHNA Podcast

Canine Heartworm Disease:  An Interview with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn: AHNA Podcast

In this episode, we chat with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn about what canine heartworm disease is, what the symptoms are, and its treatment. There are some facts that may surprise you. 

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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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Treating Fleas in the Winter

Treating Fleas in the Winter

Cats and dogs can get fleas in the winter, so it's a good idea to continue flea treatment all year long.

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Flea and Tick Season: Prevention Made Very Simple

Flea and Tick Season: Prevention Made Very Simple

It's easier to prevent fleas and ticks than to get rid of them. In this post, our vets give tips on products that help protect cats and dogs from these parasites.

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Keeping Your Dog Healthy and Avoiding Parasite Transmission to Humans

Keeping Your Dog Healthy and Avoiding Parasite Transmission to Humans

Read our recommendations for keeping your dog healthy and avoiding parasite transmission to humans.

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Maintaining The Health of you Adult Cat & Reducing Disease Transmission to Humans

Maintaining The Health of you Adult Cat & Reducing Disease Transmission to Humans

Read our recommendations for maintaining the health of your adult feline companion and reducing disease transmission to humans.

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