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Dr. Stephen Longridge

Veterinarian

Graduating Year:
1997

Joined the Clinic in:
2009

Area of interest:
Feline Medicine and Nutrition (don’t worry, I still like seeing dogs too!)

My favourite thing about the Clinic:
The fun and energetic team that we have, and the variety of clients that we serve.

My first pet:
Whiskers the cat

What I love most about my job:
Helping pets heal, and the enjoyment it brings to their owners.

Fun fact about me:
My wife and I lived and practiced in England for 4 years. I now live near Carlisle, with my wife, son and daughter. We share our home with Ba-Lackie the blind cat and Dora the Bullmastiff. Dora & I have also been keeping busy as a therapy dog team! I am a member of the Optimist Club of Carlisle, supporting youth programs in Flamborough. And last but not least… I was known as Steve “Longhair” in university… sadly it is true.

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Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough is considered an infectious disease that is caused by the canine Parainfluenza virus, the Bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria, or a combination of both virus and bacteria. This disease is called kennel cough due to the dry, hacking cough usually seen with infection.

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