REACH offers superior specialized & emergency animal care services.


24-Hour Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital

Serving asheville & Western NOrth carolina: We are the only animal hospital in WNC solely dedicated to providing emergency and specialty medicine 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our doctors and staff are trained and experienced specifically in emergency medical care and specialty veterinary medicine. We are prepared and equipped to handle both minor and critical emergencies, as well as providing ongoing support for chronic illnesses and injuries. Our commitment is to exceed the expectations of our patients’ families and to treat your loved ones with compassion, respect, dignity and unsurpassed care. By advancing the quality of medicine we create hope, reduce pain, and assure continual care in an environment where your pet is never alone. We are dedicated to working with your primary care veterinarian and advancing the quality of veterinary care in Western North Carolina thus improving the health of all of our pets.

What to expect: When you arrive your pet will be assessed by one of our experienced veterinary nurses. Then a REACH doctor will examine your pet and provide you with a medical plan based on the best treatment for your pet’s medical condition. Throughout your pet’s visit, our compassionate staff will work hard to provide comfort and constant attention to the needs of both you and your loved one.


1. Stay Calm
2. Call 828.665.4399
3. Be prepared with info:

  • Dog or Cat/Breed/Weight
  • Details of problem
  • Any changes in lifestyle
  • Medications your pet is taking

4. Be aware. Pets may be scared and can bite if ill or injured.

Pre-Registration for Specialty Visits

REACH Veterinary Specialists is a recognized leader in emergency and specialty veterinary medicine in Western North Carolina. We continue to expand our services to better support the specific needs of our community's pet families. Our state-of-the-art facility can provide services in:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Advanced Technology

Let us get you scheduled with our staff of experienced and caring veterinarians. Click on the appropriate link below to get started.


REACH is Open 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, Including Holidays, for Your Pet's Emergency Needs