Blog Articles - Asheville Animal Hospital and Veterinarian
Your dog might be the perfect partner for you next bike ride. Hiking and biking with your dog is a great way to bond, and a great source of exercise for your pet. However, it is important to remember that your dog can not tell you when he is tired, when his paws are hurting, and when he needs water.
Now that the rain has finally stopped, it is time to get outside. As dog owners now, if you’re outside, they want to be outside with you. In a previous post, we discussed the first four of Eight Key Things to Remember When Hiking with Dogs. The first four included:
- Remember Your Dog’s Vaccinations
- Remember Your Dog’s Fitness Level
- Remember Your Dog’s Food and Water
- Remember Your Dog Trail Etiquette
It is important for hikers to consider the endurance levels of their furry friends, as well as dog-hiker trail etiquette. We will continue and complete our list, in this article:
Western North Carolinians look forward to spring for many reasons. The opportunities to enjoy Mother Nature are abundant in the Asheville area. From hiking and mountain biking, to kayaking and rock climbing, we have it all here in the mountains.
Our pets love to enjoy the great outdoors as well. Whether you are hiking short loop trials, or backpacking on the Appalachian Trail, in this article, we want to help you make sure your dog is ready to hit the hiking trail with you. Below are the first four of eight important things to remember when hiking with your dog.
The weather is getting warmer and your bike, much like your pooch, begs to get outside. With a few safety considerations, taking a bike ride with your dog at your side isn’t off limits. In this article, we are providing part one of a useful checklist of to get you started.
Much like children, our pets can get into trouble that can require prompt medical attention. But when should you take your pet to the vet ASAP? When is it a pet care emergency and when should you wait it out?
In the next two articles, we will discuss 8 warning signs that you should take your dog or cat to the vet. Here are the first four warning signs.