Dr. Stephen Longridge
I graduated in 1997 from Ontario Veterinary College and joined the clinic in 2009. I like all aspects of medicine and surgery, but I have an interest in complicated gastro-intestinal cases. My favourite thing about Clappison Animal Hospital is the fun and energetic team that we have, and the variety of clients that we serve.
What I love most about my job is helping pets heal, and the enjoyment it brings to their owners. A fun fact about me is that my wife and I lived and practiced in England for four 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. We also have a small flock of laying hens in the backyard, a Netherland Dwarf rabbit named Tank, two beehives and a growing population of 'red wigglers' in our basement worm composting system. Last but not least, I was known as Steve “Longhair” in university, sadly it is true.
In 2018, Dr. Longridge was awarded the Flamborough Reader's Choice Award for Platinum Veterinarian.
Dr. Steven Longridge has been awarded the Diamond Award for Best Vet in the 2019 Flamborough Reader’s Choice Awards.