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 »

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.

AHS Pet of the Year, runners-up named

Joy, the cat with paralyzed rear legs, was named Pet of the Year by on-line voters/donors in the Asheville Humane Society (AHS) fundraising contest that generated $22,349 for the group. (Each vote represented a $1 contribution.)

Pivotal IT’s Dog Days of Summer Contest 2018

Managed IT Services company Pivotal IT has teamed up with Paisley Paw Boutique of Spartanburg for a pet photo contest.

Aloft Downtown finds forever home for 100th CAAR foster dog

When Lolly, a Papillon-Chihuahua mix, went home to Flat Rock with the Hultin family, she became the 100th dog to find its forever home through the foster dog program at Aloft Asheville Downtown.