Good things to know as a pet’s person


Things to know when you have a pet

Pets are usually curious and lively; they don’t know the difference between something healthy and something toxic. That’s why it’s important for you, their companion, to be aware of these things. The following articles will provide you with information critical to keeping your pet safe and healthy.

WCRAH & VEH Wins Practice Manager of the Year Award!

February 6th, 2017   Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards Winners Lead the Pack Industry’s best and brightest honored at sixth annual event    Newtown Square, PA (February 6, 2017) – Thousands of nominations for Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards poured in from every corner of the U.S. and Canada, but in the end, just six winners took […]


Petplan Reveals a Sneak Peek at Potential Winners of the 2017 Veterinary Awards

10/17/16 6,145 nominations. 15 finalists. 5 winners to be announced on February 4! Newtown Square, PA (October 17, 2016) – What makes a pet health provider paws down awesome? Petplan pet insurance is sniffing out the answer! Entries poured in from clients, colleagues and pet parents throughout North America — all barking the praises of […]


Adventures in Sri Lanka- Staff Member Travels Abroad to work with Elephants

By Melissa Nooney When I was six years old, I knew I wanted to work with animals. By August 2014, I graduated Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and became a nationally Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). I was exactly where I wanted to be. I accomplished my goal and was saving lives working in the ER at […]


Local Animal Hospital Collecting Supplies for Animal Sanctuary in Kuwait

Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital will be collecting donations for K’S Path (Kuwait Society for the Protection of Animals and Their Habitat). K’s Path is a non-profit organization that provides a sanctuary for abandoned domestic and wild animals in Kuwait. One of the staff members of the hospital has close ties […]


Create your own Pet First Aid Kit

In this video we will show you how to create your own pet first aid kit to have in case of an emergency with your pet. Click the link below for a full list of items recommended by us and the American Red Cross. American Red Cross- Pet First Aid Kit Details  


WCRAH & VEH Receives Highest Level Veterinary Accreditation

May 5th, 2016   Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital Achieves High Level of Veterinary Excellence   [Flat Rock, NC]— Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).  Western Carolina Regional Animal […]


Dental Health in Cats and Dogs

Dental health in our pets is celebrated in February every year but it’s very part of your pets health year round. In the video below our staff will pass along some important information about your pet’s dental health and how to stay on top of it through out the year.


Animal Hospital Announces Building Expansion

Published: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:30 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:17 p.m. Regional animal hospital expanding Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital has announced the expansion of the hospital. Construction began just before the holidays and will take approximately six months to complete. The 3,000-square-foot expansion will […]


Animal Hospital Receives Level II Emergency Certification

 Courtsey of Blue Ridge Times- News From staff reports Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:28 p.m.   Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital has received certification as a Level II Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility – one of only 40 veterinary […]


Vets: Keep calm and keep dogs from socializing

Courtesy of Blue Ridge Times-News   Vets: Keep calm and keep dogs from socializing 12 confirmed cases of dog flu, 20 unconfirmed; true number unknown due to backlog Veterinary nurse Melinda Owen, with Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital located in Flat Rock, enters prescription information into a computer for a patient on Tuesday as nurse […]


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