Hazards to Avoid to Ensure a Spooktacular Halloween for Pets

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Pet-Friendly Holidays|

Halloween is meant to be scary for two-legged animals, so it certainly will raise some pets’ hackles, too. Unfortunately, the following Halloween holiday traditions can be hazardous to your pet’s health, and ruin a perfectly petrifying party.   Costumes that put pets in a bind We love seeing your pets dressed [...]

Veterinary Technicians: The Superheroes of Veterinary Medicine

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: Stone Ridge VMC News & Events|

Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive!  Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! While Superman can perform neat stunts, we think our veterinary technicians accomplish much more. We have our own [...]

Safe and Sound with Pet Microchipping

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: Pet Rescue & Adoption, Pet Safety, The Great Outdoors|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: Fleas Ticks & Heartworm, Pet Health & Wellness, Seasonal Pet Care, The Great Outdoors|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]