Category: Deborah Y. Strauss D.V.M

Signs and Causes of Separation Anxiety in Dogs by Deborah Y. Strauss, D.V.M.

Signs and Causes of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

As humans, we have our jobs, family, friends and other responsibilities to tend to during the day. For our furry companions, that isn’t the case. As their owner, their world revolves around us. Because of this, some dogs suffer from anxiety when separated from their owner. Signs of Separation Anxiety Common signs of separation anxiety are: having accidents in the… Read more →

Deborah Y Strauss DVM Travel with Pets

Avoid a Fiasco When Traveling with Your Furry Friends

  For most pet owners, their animals play an important role in the family. While we can’t always include our furry family members on our vacations, many people plan their trip to specifically include their pets. In a previous blog, I highlighted ways to prepare going away without your pet. This time around, I want to share tips for planning… Read more →

Friend Request Sent: Why You Should Follow Your Vet Online

As somebody who remembers what it was like to not have social media, I know just how overwhelming it can feel: the tweets, Facebook posts, pins, the list goes on and on. But social media has become so entwined with our daily lives, which isn’t inherently a negative thing. Understanding how to navigate social media, for example, opens up countless… Read more →

Pre-Travel Guide: Planning For Your Pet While You’re Away

So you’ve made the decision and are officially planning for a much-needed vacation. This can be a very exciting time but also a very stressful time as well. There are some many things to plan for and take into consideration. You have to think about what you’re going to pack, things you’re going to do while you’re away, and if… Read more →

Ways You Can Help Lower Your Vet Bill

When unpredicted medical emergencies happen, pet owners have no other choice but to suffer the financial consequences – it’s your pet and their well-being is worth it! But there are certain areas of pet health where pet owners can work diligently to help reduce future veterinarian bills. Certain procedures like surgeries, radiation, or building prosthetic limbs for your pet will… Read more →