The Dental Blog: Why Pet Dental Care Matters

CHAH_iStock_000029947274_LargeMost of us can probably remember a time in the not so distant past where pet dental care was never or rarely mentioned. Why the push today to take care of your pet’s teeth? We’ve learned in recent years that an estimated 95% of cats and dogs will need treatment for dental disease at some point during their lives, and that dental care has a significant effect on your pet’s overall health and longevity.

February marks the official start of National Pet Dental Health Month, and here at CHAH we believe there’s no time like the present to learn about and make a commitment to providing our pets with regular preventative dental care. Continue…

Diabetes In Pets: What You Need To Know

CHAH_iStock_000011784385_LargeDiabetes is no longer just a human disease. The rise in obesity among the nation’s dogs and cats carries with it many of the same consequences as for overweight humans, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, certain cancers, and pet diabetes.

What Is Pet Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus, the most common form of the condition in pets, is a disease of the pancreas. One of the pancreas’ jobs is to produce insulin, which allows the body to utilize sugar as energy and keep the blood sugar levels regulated. Continue…

The Best Partnership And The Top 10 Blogs Between Us

CHAH_iStock_000022088960_LargeThe last year has provided our two practices with valuable lessons and opportunities, but our combined success is only possible because of our amazing Montgomery-area communities. We are grateful for your trust, and each day we strive to provide the best possible care for your pet. To that end, we thoughtfully publish a weekly blog that hopes to speak to your interest in pet care, and provide you with the latest in seasonal pet safety, nutrition, and exercise. Continue…