Post Tagged with: "dogs"

Asheville entrepreneur JJ Apodoca of What's Your Mutt swabs Sammie's mouth for a DNA sample. /photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville entrepreneurs launch doggie DNA testing business, What’s Your Mutt

Genetic testing that can reveal some basic health and behavioral traits, which in turn can give dogs a voice, says JJ Apodaca.

by May 1, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Spirit Airlines coming to Asheville Regional Airport

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Spirit Airlines coming to Asheville Regional Airport

Also, a new tutoring service called Asheville Alternative High will begin operating soon out of the Asheville Masonic Temple, and more.

by June 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ASPCA opens new $9 million dog rehab center in Weaverville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ASPCA opens new $9 million dog rehab center in Weaverville

Also, there’s a new sushi burrito restaurant opening in South Asheville, and more.

by May 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.

by December 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell shelter, temporarily stop taking animals

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell shelter, temporarily stop taking animals

The sale of the shelter will fund a new animal sanctuary that Brother Wolf plans to build in Leicester, the group’s executive director says.

by June 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sand Hill Kitchen opening in Enka

Also, A-B Tech’s student culinary team is headed to a national cooking competition, and much more.

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Aloft Asheville picked as top pet-friendly hotel

Aloft Asheville picked as top pet-friendly hotel

Two years ago, the hotel launched a foster dog adoption program with Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue to foster dogs in need of a forever home.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville business
WIN PBR PET PACK at Feb. 27 benefit for Brother Wolf at The Mothlight in West Asheville

WIN PBR PET PACK at Feb. 27 benefit for Brother Wolf at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Wind a PBR dog collar, leash, dog bowl and tennis ball at the fundraiser.

by February 16, 2016 14 comments Asheville News, feature
PBR in Asheville sponsors doggie event at Public School, art show at The Mothlight

PBR in Asheville sponsors doggie event at Public School, art show at The Mothlight

Beer, dogs, art and artists.

by July 30, 2015 1 comment Asheville events
Empire Strikes Bass, doggie costume contest Sunday at Aloft Hotel in Asheville

Empire Strikes Bass, doggie costume contest Sunday at Aloft Hotel in Asheville

For the last time this year, the public is invited out to the party on the pool deck of the Aloft Hotel. Proceeds benefit Charlies Angels Animal Rescue.

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Asheville events
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue launches major no-kill campaign in Asheville area

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue launches major no-kill campaign in Asheville area

Brother Wolf is planning to go door-to-door to educate residents about its no-kill philosophy and offer its resources.

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville pets
A different kind of guest at Aloft Hotel in Asheville: adoptable dogs

A different kind of guest at Aloft Hotel in Asheville: adoptable dogs

Aloft has teamed with Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue to have adoptable dogs hang out in the hotel for guests to meet.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Foundry closing on Charlotte St.; an Asheville mustache club; more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Foundry closing on Charlotte St.; an Asheville mustache club; more

Also, a sexual assault is reported in West Asheville, new buchi bar in downtown is close to opening, and more.

Patton Avenue Pet Co. to open second location in downtown Asheville

Patton Avenue Pet Co. to open second location in downtown Asheville

The new store will open this summer in the former Sims futon store location at 109 Patton Ave.

Dine to be Kind: Eat out in Asheville on Tuesday and benefit local pets

Dine to be Kind: Eat out in Asheville on Tuesday and benefit local pets

More than 40 local restaurants will donate $15 percent of food and drink sales to the Asheville Humane Society on Tuesday.

by March 3, 2014 0 comments Asheville events
My furry Valentine: Purina to donate $25,000 to city of Asheville for dog park improvements

My furry Valentine: Purina to donate $25,000 to city of Asheville for dog park improvements

The money, to be donated on Valentine’s Day, will go toward improvements at the French Broad River Dog Park.

by February 11, 2014 2 comments Asheville pets
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue names new executive director for Asheville shelter

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue names new executive director for Asheville shelter

Brother Wolf also announces a plan to achieve status as a no-kill shelter, as well.

by December 18, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Arcade Asheville closing; Purina scouts Asheville dogs; Nightlands at The Mothlight; more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Arcade Asheville closing; Purina scouts Asheville dogs; Nightlands at The Mothlight; more

So much happening around town…

by December 5, 2013 6 comments Asheville News
Dogs of Asheville Calendar now on sale online, at Patton Avenue Pet Company

Dogs of Asheville Calendar now on sale online, at Patton Avenue Pet Company

The calendar features adoptable dogs from Brother Wolf Animal Rescue.

by October 8, 2013 2 comments Asheville pets
Bark, a new dog park/bar, is coming to Asheville in early 2014

Bark, a new dog park/bar, is coming to Asheville in early 2014

Bark will let owners board their dogs. It should be open in the next six months.

Asheville Humane Society, Animal Compassion Network to merge

Asheville Humane Society, Animal Compassion Network to merge

The two animal welfare organizations are combining forces to survive and keep serving the public.

by May 1, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Pet of the Week: Meet Lake

Ashvegas Pet of the Week: Meet Lake

Lake is sweet young lady who just wants someone to love her.

by March 4, 2013 0 comments Asheville features
Ring in the new year with Brother Wolf’s ‘masquerade furball’

Ring in the new year with Brother Wolf’s ‘masquerade furball’

Proceeds will benefit homeless animals in and around Asheville.

by December 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville pets
Fix your pit bull or pit bull mix for free

Fix your pit bull or pit bull mix for free

Appointments are required, but this is a real deal.

by October 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville pets
Dog coats by Self Made Stitchery in Asheville

Dog coats by Self Made Stitchery in Asheville

Winter is coming, and Sammie’s going to need a coat.

by August 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

Brother Wolf to hold grand opening of new retail store on June 16

Press release here: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue welcomes you to the Grand Opening of our Re-Tail Store on Saturday, June 16th from 12-4pm, located at 38 Glendale Avenue in Asheville off of Swannanoa River Road. Carrying a wide variety of products for pets and their people, every dollar spent at Re-Tail goes to support BWAR’s lifesaving programs. Across the street[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
First ever ‘WestvilleMinster’ dog show set for April 28

First ever ‘WestvilleMinster’ dog show set for April 28

Fun! Here’s the press release, from carolinamountaindog.com: The first annual “WestvilleMinster” Dog Show, a dog show for all dogs, will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 12 to 4 PM at Patton Avenue Pet Company, 1388 Patton Avenue in Asheville. For guests looking to add a new family member, there will be pet adoptions through Animal Compassion Network during[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

Empassioned plea from Ashvegas reader: Stray dog who lives in Country Club of North Asheville neighborhood should not be captured, put down

Here’s the note from loyal reader Caroline: Hi Jason, I was hoping you could draw some attention to this subject: I live in the Country Club of North Asheville neighborhood, I’ve been renting here for about 6 months. However, a longer resident of this neighborhood is a stray dog, of 7 years. “Barnaby”, “Black and Tan”, “Rascal”, “Wally”…he has a[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 8 comments Asheville News

Patton Avenue Pet Company to hold grand opening event Saturday; free nail trims, food samples, more

Here’s the press release: Patton Avenue Pet Company is proud to announce our Grand Opening event, Saturday January 14th from noon until 4. Bring the furry kids and the human kids; all are welcome for a fun-filled afternoon. Featuring free nail trims, free behavioral consultations, free food samples, and free nutritional advice. Our dog park will be open, so your[Read More…]

by January 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Patton Avenue Pet Company now open in West Asheville

The Patton Avenue Pet Company is now officially open for business in West Asheville, according to loyal reader Jenna, the store’s owner. Time to go check it out. And buy your pet a Christmas present! Hey Jason! Patton Avenue Pet Company is now officially open for business! Thanks!

by December 19, 2011 0 comments Asheville News