The Holiday Gift

The scene is set. The tree stands in shimmering glory with garland and lights winding like twisting ribbons of color. Music filters softly in the background, merry tunes of carols and jingling More »

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 »

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 »

Crate Training: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected Consequences

Crate training is training your puppy or dog to comfortably enter and remain in a crate for a period of time. Dogs should easily enter into the crate without being forced. Once More »

The Holiday Gift

The scene is set. The tree stands in shimmering glory with garland and lights winding like twisting ribbons of color. Music filters softly in the background, merry tunes of carols and jingling bells. Scents of gingerbread and pine drift lazily through the rooms. Boxes of every size and shape line up under the tree, wrapped in colorful papers and bows. Curled in one of those little boxes hides a tiny, furry body—waiting for small and eager hands to open the red-bowed top.

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.

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