When Danger Strikes: Is Your Pet Prepared for a Disaster?

dog in flood natural disaster

Natural disasters occur each year all over the globe. With the increased number of environmental emergencies due to climate change, it’s unfortunately likely we will encounter more. Here in New Jersey we have had our share of hurricanes, as well as major fires, flooding, and other natural disasters, man-made or environmental. 

The key to getting through a disaster safely is disaster preparedness, and this must also include our four-legged family members. 

The month of September is Natural Disaster Preparedness Month and the team at True Care Veterinary Hospital wants to make sure you and your pet are ready for anything.


Pet Separation Anxiety: What to Expect When You Return to Work

cat with anxiety

We’ve all been looking for some strategic coping mechanisms this year. For some, cooking, reading, writing letters, or working on home improvement projects took over as a means to get through the quarantine orders. For pet owners, spending quality time with their furry, fluffy, scaled, or feathered friends became even more important. 

All this extra affection and attention sure hasn’t been lost on pets, but will quickly vanish as people return to work. After all these weeks in deep comfort and companionship, is pet separation anxiety going to become part of a new normal?