Category: Veterinary

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Donating to Your Local Animal Shelter: A Beginner’s Guide

As with any nonprofit organization, animal shelters rely heavily on charitable donations and volunteers to service the animals in their care. Here are some of the best ways to help your local shelter.   Donate Your Time and Skills You may be surprised when you learn which tasks need to be completed at the shelter on a weekly basis. Most… Read more →

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 →

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 →

Equine Recurrent Uveitis

ABOUT EQUINE RECURRENT UVEITIS  Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU), also known as moon blindness or periodic ophthalmia, is one of the most common eye conditions in horses and the leading cause of blindness in horses. Dr. Deborah Y. Strauss D.V.M. has a special interest in the treatment of ERU in horses. ERU is an immune mediated disease. In an immune mediated… Read more →