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Know The Signs Of Tapeworms In Your Cat

By Asheville Pet Care Team | April 29, 2022

Tapeworms are long, white, and flat segmented organisms that reside in the intestines of pets such as dogs and cats. These parasites possess male and female reproductive organs and anchor themselves to their host’s intestinal walls with hook-like mouthparts. While there are various types of tapeworms, the most common ones found in felines include dipylidium…

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How to Help Your Indoor Kitty Get More Exercise

By Asheville Pet Care Team | April 29, 2022

Statistics reveal that approximately 59.5% of cats are obese, with indoor cats more likely to become overweight. Obesity can lead to diabetes, cancers, heart diseases, osteoarthritis, and hypertension in cats. That said, helping indoor cats get exercise helps reduce the risk of developing obesity. Here is some useful information on the matter.  Importance Of Exercise…

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How Do Dogs Get Fleas And What To Do If That Happens 

By Asheville Pet Care Team | March 29, 2022

Fleas are parasites that thrive on the blood of warm-blooded animals and cause discomfort due to their bites. They also cause diseases that can affect the overall health of your dog. These organisms can live in warm temperatures and high humidity, just like the weather we get in Asheville, North Carolina. This article gives insight…

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Why Do Cats Purr?

By Asheville Pet Care Team | February 4, 2022

There has been a lot of research into a cat’s purr, and it has been found that they don’t just purr because they are happy little love bugs. There are, in fact, many other reasons why they make this sound. A cat’s purr sounds like a soft rumble and is their way of communicating, self-soothing,…

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Ways to Stay Active with Your Pup in the Winter

By Asheville Pet Care Team | January 31, 2022

Whether your pup likes to cozy up by the fire in winter or embraces the cold, they must continue to get regular exercise. Staying active is great for both you and your pup. Your pup can benefit from the exercise, fun activities, and mental stimulation that they bring. Here are some of the best ways…

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How to Help Your Pet Have the Healthiest Start to the New Year

By Asheville Pet Care Team | December 27, 2021

As we speed towards the close of another year here in Asheville, NC, our minds are shifting to 2022 and the improvements that we may bring about in that year. We are all starting to think about our personal New Year’s plans, but what about our pets? Tips for a Healthy New Year It does…

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Tips for Preparing Your Holiday Pet Sitter

By Asheville Pet Care Team | December 1, 2021

Are you preparing for a holiday trip away from Asheville? Once you have your plans in place, it is important to prepare your pet sitter.  Even though your routine throughout the holidays might be a little off-kilter, have your pet sitter follow your pet’s normal routine to help the visit go as smoothly as possible.…

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Dog Friendly Breweries in Asheville, North Carolina

By Asheville Pet Care Team | November 2, 2021

There’s nothing quite as enjoyable and informal as spending some time in a worthwhile brewery, seeing how the beer is made and enjoying some of the best on-tap beers you can find. Celebrating craft breweries is not only a means by which to support local businesses, but to support the overall art of craft beer…

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Top 3 Fall Adventures with your Pup in Asheville, North Carolina

By Asheville Pet Care Team | September 20, 2021

There are so many options for spending time with your pet, and finding some great trails in and around Asheville, North Carolina, is one of the best!  Check out these top three local spots that are easy-to-get-to adventures with your fur baby this fall. 1. Mount Mitchell Mount Mitchell is one of the best trails…

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Best Dog Friendly Brunch Places in Asheville, North Carolina

By Asheville Pet Care Team | August 23, 2021

Walking your dog can be pretty exhausting, which is why it’s always good to take a break for a spot to eat and drink. If you keep on reading, you’ll find some amazing spots in Asheville, North Carolina, all of which are dog-friendly places to have brunch! Sunny Point Cafe A true farm-to-table cafe that…