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Why can’t your fur baby have a New Years resolution?

CHAH Updates

Did you know 55.8% of dogs in the United States are considered over weight or obese. We know, how can you resist those puppy eyes, they love treats! Well, just because you are on a diet doesn’t mean you have to stop giving your fur baby treats. There are alternative treats that are lower calorie and higher protein. But, why is being overweight a bad thing? Studies show that a pet with an ideal body condition score will live 2 years longer than an overweight or obese pet. That means 2 more years with your fur baby. That’s 14 doggie years! Not to mention 2 more heathier years. Increased body weight not only affects your pet’s overall health but also affects your pet’s joints, decreasing their mobility. Want to help your fur baby reach their 2022 weight loss goals! Visit our rehabilitation and pain management department, where they can get tailored feeding and exercise programs. Our tailored programs can be both in-patient or completely home-based (excluding the initial exam and consultation.) 

Written by:  Kristina Adourian, CHAH Director of Rehabilitation

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The clinic will be closed every Wednesday from 12pm - 2pm for staff meetings and training.

Mon - Fri: 7am-6pm
Sat: 8am-1pm
Sun: Boarding Pickup Available

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For after hours or emergency animal care, please call Gulf Coast Emergency: 713-693-1111