You don’t have to be nervous or afraid to trim your pet’s nails. You can learn to trim them without stressing your pet; all it takes is a little patience and training. Sometimes the training takes just minutes and other times you may need to practice for weeks with twice daily sessions – it depends on your pet.
You may think of your pooch as simply being extra cuddly but carrying just a few extra pounds can negatively impact your dog's overall health and longevity. Today our North Asheville vets explain how to tell if your dog is overweight, and what you should do.
Limping is one of the most common reasons why pet parents bring their dog to see our North Asheville vets. Often the cause of limping is minor, however there are some serious health concerns that can lead to limping in dogs. Learn more about the causes of limping in dogs and how to help if your pooch is limping.
If your dog is diagnosed with kidney failure, feeding them the right diet will be essential to their ongoing treatment. For dogs with kidney disease, our North Asheville vets often recommend a therapeutic diet featuring restricted phosphorus, sodium and protein combined with increased omega-3 fatty acids. Here's why.
When healthy, your dog's kidneys are able to perform a wide variety of essential functions to their overall health. Dogs with acute kidney failure—or acute renal failure—experience a sudden and quick degradation of their kidney function. Here, our North Asheville vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in your dog and what can be done if your pup's kidneys fail.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD - can affect your cat’s digestion, appetite and overall quality of life. It can also be challenging to diagnose. Today our North Asheville vets share some facts about IBD in cats, including symptoms, causes, treatments, and life expectancy.
At Animal Hospital of North Asheville our vets often treat dogs with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and while there is no cure for this condition, in many cases IBD can be managed successfully. Here we look at the prognosis for dogs suffering from IBD.