Early Closing

We will be closing early today January 9th 2024 due to inclement weather and flooding. We will be open tomorrow for regular business starting at 8:00AM.

Undiagnosed Respiratory Disease

Undiagnosed dog respiratory illness Many dog owners are currently aware of the undiagnosed respiratory disease that is affecting dogs throughout the country. This disease was first reported on the west coast but has matriculated eastward and has been documented in Georgia most recently. Should the spread continue, we expect North Carolina will begin to see … Read more

Librela Release (Novel Arthritis Medication)

We are happy to announce the release of Librela. Librela is the first and only monthly monoclonal antibody injection to provide long-term control of arthritis in dogs Approved as safe and is metabolized and eliminated like naturally occurring antibodies Works differently than NSAIDs by reducing Nerve growth factor effects Leads to increased activity and improved … Read more

Medication Refills

We kindly ask that you email us for non-urgent medication refill requests. You may reach us at Vistafallsvet@gmail.com. If your medication need is more urgent, please call us and we will do our best to respond to your needs in a timely manner. Expect a 24hr turn around time for emailed medication refill requests.

ELVIS NEEDS NEW HOME

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

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