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Safe and Sound with Pet Microchipping

These days, it’s rare to adopt a pet who hasn’t already been microchipped (as well as spayed or neutered). That’s because veterinary personnel and others in the animal caregiving professions understand the importance of this permanent form of identification. Each year, hundreds of thousands of pets enter the shelter system in the United States, many [...]

Year-Round Pet Heartworm Prevention: Is it Really Necessary?

In our neck of the woods, we’re no stranger to bugs, but mosquitoes have a particularly bad reputation because they carry a disease that can be life-threatening to our pets. Heartworm disease can affect cats as well as dogs and is prevalent in all 50 states and Canada. The disease results from foot-long worms that [...]

All About Veterinary Ultrasound

When it comes to diagnosing and treating our patients, knowledge is power. If that knowledge can be gained quickly and non-invasively, even better. We have many diagnostic tools at hand, but one of the most valuable is veterinary ultrasound. Learn how the veterinarians at Stone Ridge Veterinary Medical Center are using it to provide better [...]

Chew On This: Periodontal Disease in Pets

Even though our pets don’t need to model their smiles for the camera, their teeth do matter. What starts as bad breath can quickly progress to periodontal disease, the single most commonly diagnosed condition in pets. So common, in fact, that by the time pets are 4 years of age, over 85% of them have [...]

Good Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet: Our Recommendations

When it comes to caring for pets, Bob Barker said it best –  “Have your pets spayed or neutered.” While the choice isn’t always black and white, at Stone Ridge Veterinary Medical Center, our recommendations echo that of Bob for the vast majority of our patients. Read on to learn about all the reasons why [...]

Ouch! When Your Pet Is in Pain

Our pets are like family. We share our lives with them and want them to feel their best. But if our pet is in pain, how would we know? After all, they experience pain like we do, but they don’t have the language to convey to us how they feel. Luckily, you can learn to [...]

Halloween Candy and Pets: Sweet Treat No No’s

Halloween is nearly here, and some of us couldn’t be more excited (ahem!). The pumpkin carving, spooky decorations, and pet costume contests are things we look forward to all year. However, there is one hazard of Halloween that we need to be mindful of with our pets. And that is the problem of Halloween candy. [...]

Acting Up? It Could Be Pet Separation Anxiety

Autumn is an exciting time for everyone. For many, there’s so much going on – especially with the school year beginning – that whatever was gained in the relaxation department quickly falls to the wayside. However, increased family stress isn’t the only thing a household pet must contend with, come October. In fact, marked decreases [...]

Ah-Choo! Getting a Handle on Allergies in Pets

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know the signs: itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose, perhaps a cough, or even a few hives. Unfortunately, allergies aren’t limited to humans. Allergies in pets can be every bit as uncomfortable for them as they are for us. In fact, this is one of the most common [...]

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