Blog Articles - Asheville Animal Hospital and Veterinarian
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:
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.
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.
Though it has not felt much like winter since our early January snowfall, there are at least six to ten more weeks of potential cold snaps, snow, and ice. In Asheville, NC, winter weather presents unique challenges to owners of pets and livestock.
In our previous article, How to Care for Pets During Winter Part 1, we discussed four steps for ensuring your pets are safe and warm during the cold season, including:
- Provide Appropriate Food for Your Pets in Winter
- Pay Close Attention to Temperatures and Weather Forecasts
- What to do With Outdoor Animals When Temperatures are Cold
- Make Sure Indoor Spaces are Safe and Warm
In this article, we will detail four additional principles for caring for animals during winter: