Senior dog care is a growing concern among owners. Due to improvements in veterinary care and dietary options, along with healthier habits, dogs are enjoying longer lifespans. So when does your dog become a senior pet? Around age 7. Larger breeds that normally have a shorter lifespan will start being considered a senior pet around […]
Welcome to Ridgefield Veterinary Hospital P.C.
We are located in the beautiful colonial town of Ridgefield, CT. We have been serving the local community for over 50 years. Our goal is to welcome you and your pet into our family. We are committed to helping you care for your pet by providing a team of friendly, knowledgeable and caring professionals.
We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. Our facilities include a well stocked pharmacy, in-house surgical suite, x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area and indoor kennels with outdoor walking areas.
Meet our Experienced Team
Dr. Jordan R. DannDVM
Dr. Dann, who is the Director, founded the practice in 1956. He has an A.B. from Harvard, and a B.S. and a D.V.M. from Colorado State University. He completed a 15 month internship at the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Mary BeranDVM
Dr. Beran received a B.A. from Williams College in 1989 and earned her veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. While at Tufts she did an externship at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Emily MathewsDVM
Dr. Emily Mathews first told her parents she wanted to be a veterinarian at the age of 2, and she never wavered from this commitment throughout her childhood. She got her first job at a kennel at 15, and went on to work at her local veterinary clinic.
Photo by Yagmur Adam / CC-BY-ND Pet allergies are crummy. There are two kinds of friends that would agree: The Allergic One: They can’t go to a friend’s house without what seems like an entire pharmacy in their bag. The Hospitable One: The person who can’t host in order to keep your friend from being […]
Put healthy eating at the top of your dog’s resolutions! Diet and weight can top the list of New Year’s resolutions—for us and for our dogs. Whether you have four legs or two, being overweight has similar effects on the body: extra strain on the bones and joints, extra work for the heart and other organs, […]