Custom health services for dogs and cats.
A cozy spot for when your friend isn’t feeling fuzzy.
Veterinary services offered at our Asheville clinic.
West Asheville Family Vet is a full-service animal hospital offering comprehensive veterinary care services.
Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. Acupuncture focuses on encouraging the body’s natural healing responses to aid in the treatment of pain and other ailments by inserting small needles at specific points on the body. Acupuncture relaxes muscles throughout the body, including those in the area where the needle is inserted, which reduces pain both locally and more widely.
Pet Herbal Medicine
Pet herbal medicine is a complementary and alternative approach to veterinary care that uses natural substances to treat various ailments and promote overall health in pets. This approach often involves using medicinal herbs, supplements, and other natural remedies to support the body’s natural healing processes. Integrating pet herbal medicine into a comprehensive veterinary care plan can offer a holistic approach to pet health and wellness.
Pet Allergy & Dermatology
One of the most common skin issues cats and dogs can face is allergies. Pets have allergies, just like people, and their environment can make them worse. The majority of pets, unlike people, do not experience respiratory issues when their allergies are acting up. They develop rashes and inflamed skin instead, which can result in severe itching.
A veterinary check-up is never something you should skip. However, many owners prefer to do this to avoid handling an upset cat. Our team practices cat-friendly handling techniques to ensure that your cat feels at ease throughout their entire visit at our veterinary clinic.
Prophylactic dental cleanings are recommended annually for most pets. By three years of age, most dogs and cats have a significant level of periodontal disease. Your veterinarian will recommend dental cleanings based on what is most appropriate for your pet’s life stage and lifestyle.
Pet Nutrition Consultations
Our team is skilled and trained in determining the particular nutritional requirements of each patient. We are able to evaluate your pet and select the best meal for them. We’ll even give you recommendations on how often and how much to feed your pet to achieve the best outcomes.
Pet Palliative & Hospice Care
At West Asheville Family Vet, we offer pet palliative and hospice care for our patients in Asheville, NC. Palliative care is a type of medical care that focuses on providing relief from symptoms, pain, and stress without curing the underlying condition. Hospice care is a type of palliative care that is provided to terminally ill patients who are no longer seeking treatment for their condition.
Pet Routine Bloodwork
Routine bloodwork is critical to identifying early changes in your pet’s health. 1 in 7 young adult dogs and cats, 1 in 5 seniors, and 2 in 5 geriatrics have significant findings on routine blood screenings that require follow-up and/or treatment.
Pet Spay & Neuter
Spaying and neutering your pets at the appropriate life stage is extremely important for population control, prevention of undesirable behavior issues, and prevention of several conditions, including cancer.
Pet Wellness Care
Pet wellness care is an important part of keeping your pet healthy and happy. At West Asheville Family Vet, we offer comprehensive pet wellness care services to keep your pet on the path to good health. We believe that prevention is the best medicine, so our pet wellness care services are designed to identify problems early and provide the necessary care to keep your pet healthy.
Pet Digital Radiography
Pet digital radiography is a safe, efficient, and detailed way to gain insight into what’s going on inside your pet’s body. You are now able to have immediate access to in-depth X-ray images of your pet, as well as professional evaluations.
After seeing the benefits of rehabilitation with many patients, Dr. Couch feels she can improve the quality and longevity of many animals’ lives. The primary goal is to work together with your referring veterinarian to provide the best care for your pet. Rehabilitation can provide further options in care and can complement conventional therapy.
No more side eye from Fido.
We know visiting the vet can be scary. We strive to make our clinic feel like your home away from home. Our experienced animal care staff handles patients gently and works hard to create an environment free of fear and anxiety. We want your pet to relax during their visit — so you can too. For those looking for a pet wellness check-up in Asheville, NC, we accept same-day appointments. We’re here for you in a pinch as we operate as an emergency vet clinic.