Veterinary News, Tips & Advice

Teaching Your Puppy That It's OK To Be Alone

Teaching Your Puppy That It's OK To Be Alone

Puppies that are never left alone are at a higher risk of developing separation anxiety or isolation distress. Here is how to teach your puppy that "alone time" can be very rewarding.

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Welcome Back Dr. Susan Wootten

Welcome Back Dr. Susan Wootten

Following medical leave for elbow surgery, the team at Animal Hospital of North Asheville are delighted to welcome back Dr. Susan Wootten! Fear Free Certified veterinarian Dr. Susan Wootten is dedicated to providing quality, compassionate veterinary care to her patients here at our Asheville animal clinic. 

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Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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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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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AHNA Puppy Preschool Has Gone Online - Join us today!

AHNA Puppy Preschool Has Gone Online - Join us today!

At AHNA our team of veterinary specialists believe that socialization isn't only about people and other animals but also about creating positive experiences for puppies. That's why, during this time of social distancing we are offering Puppy Preschool online! 

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What is a Fear Free Veterinary Practice?

What is a Fear Free Veterinary Practice?

Join North Asheville vet Dr. Morgan Frye to learn what makes Fear Free special and how we have incorporated principles into the practice at AHNA to help lower the stress in our patients.

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FAQ: Coronavirus & Our Pets

FAQ: Coronavirus & Our Pets

Many of us have questions regarding how COVID-19 affects our beloved furry family members. Our team of North Asheville veterinary professionals hope to address some of your questions below with the current information available to us. 

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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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