Treat and prevent canine flu with these recommendations on PetGazette.

Canine flu treatment, prevention   

The Western Carolina summer has arrived, compelling us to pack up our pups and head out looking for adventure. But now, surrounding Asheville like a creeping tide, Canine flu virus (CIV) threatens More »

Summertime Pet Hazards and Helpful Hints

Summertime means cookouts, vacations, pool parties and increased dangers to our pets. The most obvious of summertime pet hazards is the mercury. Baby, it’s hot outside! More »

Hot spots in pets can turn into serious skin issues without proper care.

Combatting “Hot Spots” in Pets

Summer is almost here, and lots of pets develop skin problems.  “Hot spots” in pets are a common superficial infection that can spread like a fire, so they earn the name.  Anything More »

Rabies and The Law – A Veterinarian’s View

by Karel Carnohan, DVM As a cat vet, I am presented with the following situation quiet often:  Owner brings in his/her indoor/outdoor cat, Fluffy, for wounds incurred while playing unsupervised outdoors. Often More »

Aloft/CAAR partnership finds new homes for 81 rescued dogs

Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue (CAAR) has worked since the summer of 2014, with the management and staff of the Aloft Downtown Asheville hotel in a creative program that has the hotel fostering animals available for adoption by its guests. The results have been excellent.

The Cat Stole My Bed (Video Compilation that Will Have You Laughing)

Local 4th Grader Saves Homeless Animals, One Cartwheel at a Time

A 9-year old girl named Agnes Keyser recently raised over $1,000 for Brother Wolf Animal Rescue… and got quite a workout doing it.

FoHCAS Offers Naming Rights for New Haywood shelter

The Friends of the Haywood County Animal Shelter (FoHCAS) organization is offering naming rights to various parts of the new shelter now under construction following the November 2016 approval by the Haywood County Board of  Commissioners.