Are you a dog lover?
Did you know that Asheville holds the title of Dog City USA?

As one local business puts it, “Here in Asheville, NC, us dog dorks go above & beyond for our canine pals, raising the bar on the entire concept of everything dog-related”

My dogs are a huge part of my life. They are part of my family; we train, compete, and sometimes even work together!
Whether your pup enjoys movie night on the couch or tearing it up across an agility field, I have the resources for you.
Am I missing something? Drop me a line!
If I don’t know the answer, I will try to help you find it!

Be Aware of Area:
Leash Laws
Spay / Neuter Laws
Rabies Vac. Laws
Tethering Laws

Buncombe County Animal Control 

Henderson County Animal Control

Madison County Animal Control

These are the places that we hope you never need to visit, but here they are in case you need to find them quickly

(Previously REACH)
24/7 Emergency Care
677 Brevard Road Asheville, NC

Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Hospital
205 N Highland Lake Rd
Flat Rock, NC

Haywood Animal Emergency
3248 Asheville Road
Waynesville, NC

Upstate Vet
Asheville Location
2 Fall Pippin Lane, Suite 102
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 210-8285

Do you need specialty services like cardiac care, oncology, neurology, and ophthalmology services, including CERF’s?
Upstate Vet has two locations.  

Asheville, NC
22 Fall Pippin Lane, Suite 102
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 210-8285
Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 5:30pm (with 24-hour patient care)

Greenville, SC
393 Woods Lake Road
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 233-7650
Accepting urgent and emergency cases 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

All appointments by referral only.

All Kinds of Information for Dog Lovers!

Three websites are helpful for anyone living in or planning a trip to Asheville with their dog.  is a national website dedicated to traveling with your pet. I have often used this app to help find lodging, restaurants, and activities where my dogs are welcome. This app is also a great Covid hack for finding outdoor dining.

Explore Asheville  is a local website that helps you find all kinds of pet-related activities in the Asheville area.

Romantic Asheville has lots of information, including a list of pet-friendly hotels

Do you compete with your dogs? The Competitive Canine of the Carolinas is a resource magazine just for you!  It lists area events, training resources, and all kinds of helpful information for the competitive canine team.

Check out my favorite area Facebook Group!
Asheville Dog Weirdos is a group of local dog lovers who help you find kennels, resources, local rescues, and more!