7 Exciting Ways to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

While cats thrive on routine, they also need an enriching environment to battle boredom-induced stress as part of their overall wellness care. The same monotonous environment, day in and day out, can cause stress in cats, and lead to behavior problems or medical issues. Without appropriate activities that fulfill your cat’s needs, your home may [...]

Veterinary Care Can Help Ensure a Lifetime of Wellness for Your Cat

Cats are highly skilled at hiding illness and disease, making veterinary exams critical to maintain their optimal health. Over the course of your cat’s life, their needs will change as they grow and develop, and become susceptible to certain illnesses as they age. But, routine preventive care can help protect your feline friend from a [...]

How to Keep Your Cat “Feline” Fine with Regular Care

Cats need little more than a sun-soaked windowsill for lounging and a bottomless food dish, right? While they may try to convince you that’s all they need to avoid preventive care, routine wellness care is as important for cats as for dogs—including indoor-only kitties. Help your cat stay in the best of health for years [...]

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 [...]

The Ins and Outs of Pet Boarding

With 70% of pet owners surveyed considering their pets to be family members, there’s no doubt most of us want to share as much of our lives with our pets as possible. But, during the holidays, there are times when boarding your pet just makes sense. Most pets don’t relish a crowd, so days of [...]

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 [...]

Is Pet Dental Care Really Necessary?

At one time or another, everyone can relate to the sentiment, “I wish I would have known.” Having all the critical information beforehand can often reduce or eliminate an unfortunate outcome. When pet owners have all the right tools, they can make the best possible decisions for the health of their pet. This is definitely [...]

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