Veterinary News, Tips & Advice

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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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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A Thirsty Kitty: Diabetes and Cushing’s Disease

A Thirsty Kitty: Diabetes and Cushing’s Disease

Cats are capable of having the same types of hormonal imbalances as their humans. In this case study, our vet shares the story of Jake and his journey with diabetes and Cushing's disease.

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How to Brush Your Puppy's Teeth

How to Brush Your Puppy's Teeth

Puppies and kittens need an excellent at-home oral care routine. Our vets offer some tips on how to make early toothbrushing fun and easy for both of you.

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Surgery from the Point of View of a Client and AHNA Staff - Ear Hematoma

Surgery from the Point of View of a Client and AHNA Staff - Ear Hematoma

Beau needed surgery for an ear infection and ear hematoma at the hospital. In this post, his owner and vets recount his experience.

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