Elvis needs a new home. We rescued him when he was a 10 month old  puppy abandoned in Asheville. He is now 5 years old. We have seen multiple trainers ($ several thousand+) over the years, and tried various medications to help him, and while he has made progress in some areas, we still feel … Read more

Senior Cancer Screening

SENIOR CARE – NEW METHODS FOR EARLY CANCER DETECTION The rate of spleen tumors in dogs have risen over the past decade, accounting for 5% of all tumors in dogs. Spleen tumors primarily occur in middle-aged to older dogs (mean 9.3-11 years), most often in large breed dogs, with the German shepherd dog, golden retriever, … Read more

New Canine Influenza Strain

Please be advised that the Asheville Humane Society is currently experiencing an uptick in CIRD cases (canine infectious respiratory disease) as is the entire state of North Carolina. Testing performed by the humane society has isolated the H3N2 strain of the influenza virus. Clinical signs of this virus include copious nasal discharge as well as … Read more

Kittens For Adoption

Seven kittens and their mama were found at Craggy Pinnacle 2 weeks ago. Kittens are estimated to be 8 weeks old and will be available for adoption in the next 2 weeks and will be spayed , neutered and available for adoption. If interested please call Susan at 336-210-8896. Their rescue is Furever Friends in … Read more

Respiratory Illness Affecting North Carolina

We want to make you aware of the current respiratory outbreak of multiple pathogens affecting dogs throughout the country.  As reported by Upstate Veterinary Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina, there are multiple strains of Canine Influenza moving rapidly through Western North Carolina. Two strains of Group A influenza (H3N8 and H3N2) have apparently been identified … Read more

Yappy Hour Cancelled

Hello everyone! We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! Due to an increase in the number of COVID cases throughout western North Carolina, Dr. Emery and our team have made the decision to cancel this years Yappy Hour. We wish we could celebrate with you all but we would rather everyone stay healthy.   … Read more

May Schedule

Hi everyone, We hope this message finds you all healthy and enjoying this beautiful Spring weather! Just wanted to update you on some things at the hospital. First, we are allowing people into the building, as long as you have a face covering on. Second, we will have some days in May where Dr. Emery … Read more