Banish the Winter Blues with Indoor Enrichment for Your Pet

Although we don’t get the frigid winter temperatures here in Conroe, Texas, that the northern part of the country experiences, pets in our area still need indoor enrichment to ward off cabin fever. Without adequate physically and mentally stimulating enrichment, pets can develop a host of behavior and medical problems. Some of the most common [...]

By |2021-12-28T18:01:46+00:00December 28th, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Treat ’Em Well—Pet-Safe Halloween Treats

Everyone loves a sweet Halloween surprise—including your pet! Unfortunately, many traditional treats contain ingredients that are harmful to dogs and cats. Every year, fictitious frights become real-life horror stories, as pet owners find themselves at Stone Ridge Veterinary Medical Center, or the nearest veterinary emergency hospital, waiting to find out if their dangerously curious pet [...]

By |2021-10-11T22:16:47+00:00October 11th, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Nail Trims, Anal Glands, and Ear Hair, Oh My! 4 Unpleasant Grooming Tasks for Pets

Do you—or your pet—dread nail trims? And when that foul, fishy odor emanates from your furry pal’s hind end, does your heart sink, because you know it’s time to express their anal glands? These grooming tasks and others are unpleasant for pet owners, and uncomfortable for pets. Instead of undertaking these not so enjoyable tasks [...]

By |2021-09-28T00:40:18+00:00September 28th, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

There’s No Good in Goodbye—Separation Anxiety in Pets

Our pets love us dearly, and some love us desperately. Pets with separation anxiety demonstrate an unhealthy attachment to their owners, and cannot handle being without them. These emotions are on par with a human panic attack, and demonstrate your pet’s extreme distress and agitation that can lead to destructive behavior in their owner’s absence.  [...]

By |2021-08-31T00:48:54+00:00August 31st, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Does My Pet Have Noise Aversion? Your Questions Answered

Loud sounds can startle the most laidback of pets, especially when July Fourth fireworks and summer thunderstorms roll around. Some pets are more sensitive to noises, and can display stress, anxiety, and fear when exposed to everyday sounds that typically fade into the background. Commonly, pets who suffer from generalized anxiety or separation anxiety are [...]

By |2021-06-30T16:26:34+00:00June 30th, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Itchy Pet? It Could Be Allergies7 Signs Your Pet May Have Allergies

As the growing season kicks into high gear, being outdoors without exposure to the thick yellow dust in the air is almost impossible. All that pollen bursting forth from myriad plants can wreak havoc on your sinuses, and your pet’s skin. Pets not only suffer from seasonal allergies, but can also be sensitive to environmental [...]

By |2021-04-30T02:49:09+00:00April 30th, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments
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