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Quarry Ridge Animal Hospital
30 Old Quarry Road
Ridgefield, Conn. 06877
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Current COVID Safety Practices at Quarry Ridge Animal Hospital - Effective September 21, 2021
—CHECK-IN: Call 203-438-8878 upon arrival to speak with a receptionist (this applies to clients checking in for both doctor and tech appointments as well as those picking up medication and/or food.) Please stay in or near your car and keep your cell phone handy while you wait! NOTE: Our waiting room is open at limited capacity.
—DOCTOR APPOINTMENTS: After you check in via phone, bring your pet to the front door and a receptionist will buzz you in to the waiting room. Two clients per household are permitted in exam rooms during doctor appointments. If you have more than one child with you, we’ll ask you to wait outside together while we treat your pet. NOTE: Our waiting room is open at limited capacity.
Thank you to all of our patrons for your patience and cooperation while our procedures are different and changing. We consider it our responsibility to care for your pets as we always have, and to protect our team members and all of our clients, as well.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to let us know.
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USDA APHIS Pet Travel Certification
Whether your pet is traveling within the U.S. or embarking on an international journey, there may be health requirements specified by authorities at their destination.
It’s critical that your pet meets these requirements and travels with appropriate documentation. It may take some time and planning for your pet to qualify for travel, so please come see us as soon as possible! We'll help you get your pet ready to travel.
The first step is to visit the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) website and determine what your destination country requires. You should also check with your airline or cruiseline, as they may have separate and additional requirements.
Factors to consider may include meeting time frames for obtaining a health certificate, updating vaccinations, diagnostic testing, or administering medications or treatments. It’s important to plan ahead!
Next, contact Quarry Ridge Animal Hospital—we’ll work with you to schedule any necessary vaccinations, tests, or treatments. Once everything is in order, one of our USDA-Accredited Veterinarians will issue a health certificate for APHIS endorsement.
Please note: Our Pet Travel Certification service is offered to established clients only.