The mission of Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital
is to provide the community with exceptional progressive veterinary care
and outstanding client service. The doctors and staff will seek to foster
the human animal bond by creating an environment in which clients have the
opportunity to give their pets the best possible health care as dictated
by individual expectations, personal definitions, and financial abilities.
Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital History
Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital was founded by the husband
and wife team of Dr. Adam Ballard and Dr. Leah Carpenter and opened its doors
to clients on June 11, 2007. A vision of Dr. Ballard and Dr. Carpenter as
well as Jim and Dottie Carpenter, the 2.26 acres of land that our 3000 sq.
ft. hospital sits on was purchased and subsequently developed with the expertise
of Clarke Architects, Cornerstone Engineering and Countryside Construction.
Dr. Ballard and Dr. Carpenter have an extensive history with animal care
and they share a passion for small animal medicine. As plans for the hospital
were developed, it was in hopes that they could somehow convey to their
clients that old fashioned service and familiarity that veterinary clinics
of their youth were known for, while at the same time practicing compassionate
and progressive medicine.
At Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital, the doctors and
staff consider dental health to be a top priority. A thorough examination
of the mouth with emphasis on the teeth and gums is an integral part of
every pet’s physical exam.
Disease of the gum tissue, known as periodontal disease, affects 85% of
adult dogs and cats. Left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to pain,
bad breath, and tooth loss. Over time, chronic bacterial infection of the
mouth can lead to disease in other parts of the body such as the heart
We all know that caring for our own teeth involves frequent brushing,
flossing, and rinsing. And while we may have the very best...read more