A cozy spot for when your friend isn't feeling fuzzy.
Veterinary services offered at our West Asheville clinic.
West Asheville Family Vet is a full-service animal hospital offering comprehensive veterinary care services.
Acupuncture is the process of inserting multiple small needles into various pre-determined “points” on the body. The practice of acupuncture has been used for humans and large farm animals (cows, pigs, and horses) for well over 2,000 years. Acupuncture Care provided by Dr. Kimberly Couch. Dog & cat acupuncture available.
Cat Friendly Handling
Our team practices cat friendly handling techniques to ensure that your cat is comfortable during their visit. These techniques include seeing cats in dedicated "cat" rooms and using equipment for cats that has not been used on dogs. We also incorporate Fear Free handling techniques for cats including wrapping them in towels and blankets and using cat pheromones to promote calming. We even offer treats to cats - mini marshmallows are a big hit!
Cold Laser Therapy
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 lifestage and lifestyle.
Skin conditions are one of the most common issues we contend with in veterinary medicine. Between infections, allergies, parasites, and neoplastic conditions, we see a wide range of skin disease and are well-equipped to treat your pet with the most current diagnostic tests and medications available.
Extractions & Oral Surgery
Herbal Medicine Veterinary Care
Integrative Medicine is provided by Dr. Kimberly Couch.
Palliative & Hospice Care
Vaccinations are recommended for several preventable and communicable diseases, some of which can be transmitted to people. Our veterinarians will recommend the appropriate vaccinations for your pet's lifestage and lifestyle.
Proactive Pet Wellness
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.
Spays & Neuters
Spaying and neutering your pets at the appropriate lifestage is extremely important for population control, prevention of undesirable behavior issues, and for prevention of several conditions including cancer.
Small Exotic Mammal Medicine / Pocket Pets
Small Exotic Mammal Medicine & care are provided by Dr. Kimberly Couch. Dr. Couch cares for pockets pets including rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and rats. Give us a call for your small animal needs. *We can not accommodate exotics, birds or farm animals*
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 work 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, we operate as a emergency vet clinic.
"West Asheville Family Vet has provided wonderful care for my little Chihuahua-mix. Everyone from the front desk staff to the vet techs and vets are so pleasant and attentive. Services are surprisingly affordable too."