Mixing It Up with Multiple Species

For thirty years I’ve had multiple species in my home, and yes, there have been a few disagreements. I like to refer to my pet-style as ‘The Brady Bunch’: full and diverse. More »

Hyperbaric Chamber Available Soon for Area Pets and Vets 

A useful therapeutic tool used to treat humans for over 20 years will soon be on-line at the REACH emergency and specialty animal hospital. The new veterinary hyperbaric chamber, slated to start More »

Adding a new pet to your family 

It’s time. You have a great job, a pet-friendly housing situation, and you’re tired of coming home to an empty house. Or perhaps your current pet seems lonely, bored and might like More »

Follow New Leash on Life Dogs

New Leash on Life Dogs

One month ago, in May 2017, two very lucky dogs started the New Leash on Life (NLOL) program near Asheville, NC.  The pups have been in training for exactly one month and More »

Following proper dog park etiquette make trips to the dog park much more pleasant.

Dog Park Etiquette – Part II 

Ever wonder if there’s dog park etiquette? There is. Ryan Jo Summers shares about it in Dog Park Etiquette – Part II. More »

Healing & Heeling the Dog Within

Asheville, NC is a bastion of alternative practices and ideas. To add to this vibrant alternative community, a local veterinarian and a biologist/dog trainer are joining forces to present Healing & Heeling the Dog Within, a series of educational talks on a favorite topic of many – DOGS!

Hyperbaric Chamber Available Soon for Area Pets and Vets 

A useful therapeutic tool used to treat humans for over 20 years will soon be on-line at the REACH emergency and specialty animal hospital. The new veterinary hyperbaric chamber, slated to start helping patients in mid-October, is being installed as part of the addition to the REACH facility.

Book Review – A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

A Dog’s Way Home is the story of the lengths to which a dog will go to be reunited with its companion, and also a revelation of the pit bull laws on the books in Denver, Colorado.  It’s a moving combination.