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You can be sure that when you choose Stone Ridge Veterinary Clinic, your pet will always be given superior care and attention by our experienced veterinarians and staff. Contact us today to schedule your next vet appointment!

Dr. Hartelius:


Dr. Eric Hartelius is a general practitioner and the sole owner of Rondout Valley Veterinary Associates, Stone Ridge Vet Clinic, and Hudson Valley Animal Wellness. He was raised in the Hudson Valley, graduating from Rondout Valley High in 1978. He earned his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 1986, graduated from the IVAS veterinary acupuncture program in 2006, and has partially completed the certification program in veterinary rehabilitation. Along with acupuncture and physical therapy he has a special interest in veterinary behavior. He founded RVVA in 1997, first in Grahamsville and then in the Kerhonkson location since 2001.


Dr. Hartelius has been an adjunct professor at SUNY Ulster for 10 semesters. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys hiking, gardening, and playing the violin. His daughter, Cheyenne is a culinary student in Baking and Pastry, and together they care for their 3 dogs; Monica, Mr. Noodles, and Betty, along with their rabbit Peewee.


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Dr. Laux:


Dr. Laux currently resides in Rosendale with her Husband and son. She graduated Cornell University of Medicine in 2010 and has been practicing large and small animal medicine since. She is currently working at Rondout Valley Vets focusing on small animal medicine. In the time that she has been in practice she has become proficient in routine care, diagnostics, medical treatments, preventative health care, and with basic and advanced surgical procedures. In her free time she enjoys riding horses, running, and spending time with her family.


Dr. Laux currently resides in Rosendale with her Husband and two children.  She graduated Cornell University of Medicine in 2010 and has been practicing large and small animal medicine since

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Book your next service with the experienced veterinarians at Stone Ridge Veterinary Clinic today!

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Dr. Elizabeth Prescott:


Dr. Prescott graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in small animal medicine.  She is dedicated to providing compassionate and personalized care.  She is certified in Low stress Handling and strives to make each pet visit as pleasant as possible.  She has a particular interest in internal and geriatric medicine, dentistry, and nutrition.  Dr. Prescott lives in Rosendale with her partner, a shepherd-pit mix named Charlie, a sweet elderly schnauzer mix named Nigel, and a naughty orange cat  named Butter.  In her free time she can be found exploring the great outdoors, cooking, spending time with her family, and drinking coffee on the patio.  



Laurel - Practice Manager


Laurel has been working in animal hospitals since 1999. Around animals her whole life, she grew up on a sheep farm in Whitehall, NY. Laurel received her B.A. in Psychology from SUNY New Paltz and also studied Veterinary Technology at SUNY Ulster. While attending New Paltz, she started her first animal hospital job and has been working in the field ever since. She has held every position from kennel help to veterinary assistant and now manages Rondout Valley Veterinary Associates, Stone Ridge Veterinary Clinic, and Hudson Valley Animal Wellness. Her personal pet family consists of two Weimaraners, Ludo and Nikki, Twinkie a silly hound mix, and two cats, Kabuki and Braveheart. She loves her work and being able to help pet owners and their furry family members live a happy and healthy life together.