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    Managing Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

    Jan 01 2012

    Arthritis is a complex condition involving inflammation of one or more joints. There are many causes of arthritis in pets, but the most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (or bony arthritis),…

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    Winner of Coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award 2010

    Dec 21 2011

    Family Veterinary Hospital of Stone Ridge has been awarded the prestigious 2010 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on…

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    Diabetes and your pet

    Dec 01 2011

    Diabetes mellitus, commonly shortened to diabetes, is a disease that threatens both humans and pets. Paralleling the situation in humans, more and more cats and dogs are being diagnosed with diabetes…

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    Choosing Cat Toys

    Dec 01 2011

    With the approaching holiday season, many cat owners purchase toys as gifts for their furry family members. It is important to make sure that any toys are safe – avoid toys with small pieces that…

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    Ringworm, Pets and People

    Nov 01 2011

    Ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is a fungal infection that occurs in the skin, hair and nails. The fungi feed on the keratin that is found in the outer layers of these structures. Ringworm…

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    Cats and their litter boxes

    Nov 01 2011

    Cat owners often become stressed because their cats do not use the litter box properly. In fact, inappropriate elimination, which means urinating and/or defecating in an unacceptable place is one of…

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    Halloween and the family pet

    Oct 07 2011

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…