New “Family Dog” breed developing in WNC

The new breed has been named Bell Griffin by partners Gene Eu and John Barlow. Eu described the dogs as “hardy mutts,” but admitted that would hardly be a popular name. The More »

Are feral cats adoptable?

Feral Cats – Adopt, Assist or Avoid?

When it comes to feral cats, what side of fence are you on? Take them in or keep them out? Feral cats are those who never had a home or owner. They More »

In-Home Dog Training

Why would you want or need in-home dog training sessions? Does it really matter if training sessions are in the dog’s home instead of in an outside facility? Yes, it definitely does More »

Feline Leukemia and Your Cat

Recently, we have seen some very sad cases of cats diagnosed with Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV). FeLV is a common infectious disease in cats. It is most often found where there are More »

Heart Research Confirms Pet Lover’s Intuition

The scientific evidence of the benefits created by our mutual sharing of love with our pets has been studied and proven by the HeartMath Institute. More »

Pet Obituaries

In memory…

CPPI expanding to 7 counties and counting

Community Partnership for Pets, (CPPI), originally founded to serve the Hendersonville area, is now helping rural North Carolina county-run shelters set up and fund spay/neuter programs.

Black Mountain 16th Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade

The 2018 edition of the popular annual event will step off from the Black Mountain Town Square at 3pm on Saturday, October 27. The parade will make a loop along State Street, going to Cherry Street and then returning to the starting point.

Dog Day Afternoon down by the riverside

Radio station Mix 96.5’s Dog Day Afternoon event will be held again this year at the Salvage Station at 466 Riverside Drive in Asheville on Saturday, September 15 from noon to 4m. A portion of the day’s proceeds will go to the Asheville Humane Society, Mountain Pet Rescue, and Boxer Butts and Other Mutts.