5 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for the Best Veterinary Visit Ever

Many pets battle fear, anxiety, and stress when visiting their veterinarian, whether for a routine wellness visit, a sick pet exam, or simply a monthly weigh-in. If your four-legged friend plants their paws at our front door, you can help prepare them for a veterinary visit and ease their anxiety. Try implementing the following five [...]

Considering an Exotic Pet? 7 Secrets for Successful Coexistence

Are you considering an exotic pet? Reptiles, birds, and small mammals are diverse and unique, which makes them exciting pets—but new owners are often unaware or unprepared for their highly specialized care needs. Stone Ridge Veterinary Medical Center wants to ensure an exotic pet is right at home in your home, so we offer seven [...]

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 [...]

Pet Microchipping Primer

When a beloved dog or cat becomes separated from their owner in a natural disaster, home fire, or just by slipping out the door, it can be devastating. While it is not possible to prevent all of these types of events, there are some things you can do to help your pet get home safely. [...]

Never Quite Long Enough: End of Life Pet Care Considerations

Unfortunately, our pet’s life spans are much shorter than the average human lifespan. Sadly, this means that you will likely see the day that you have to say goodbye to your faithful companion. This is the unpleasant side of pet ownership, but an important one. Your pet relies on you to advocate for him or [...]

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