HELPING PETS AND THEIR PARENTS TRANSITION
AS THE NATION REOPENS
Celebrity Veterinarian Dr. Lisa Lippman to Discuss New Survey Findings and Provide Tips for Getting Back to “Normal”
PETS PLAYED A CRITICAL ROLE IN HELPING THEIR PARENTS NAVIGATE THE STRESSES OF THE PANDEMIC. BUT EASING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND A RETURN TO NORMAL ACTIVITIES IS CAUSING ANXIETY FOR SOME PET PARENTS AS THEY LEAVE THEIR PETS HOME ALONE MORE OFTEN. JOINING US AS WE DISCUSS RESULTS FROM A NEW SURVEY AND TO SHARE EXPERT PET CARE ADVICE IS NEW YORK CITY’S PREMIER VETERINARIAN AND DOG MOM DR. LISA LIPPMAN.
BIO: Lisa Lippman, DVM, Premier Veterinarian
Lisa Lippman, DVM, is one of the most followed and socially influential veterinarians in the United States and is nationally respected as a go-to source for expertise in pet health and safety by media outlets such as Dr. Oz, Inside Edition, and Live with Kelly and Ryan. When not making house calls to treat some of the most influential pets in the world, Dr. Lippman serves as a medical director for Animal Lighthouse Rescue, whose mission is to help the homeless dogs of Puerto Rico, co-hosts a hugely popular podcast called “We Don’t Deserve Dogs” with comedian Richie Redding, while still finding time to devote to her own dog, the incomparable Rhodesian Ridgeback named Chloe. The only thing larger than Dr. Lippman’s big brown eyes is the size of her heart, which is why she tirelessly advocates for animals and the humans who love them
Dr. Lisa Lippman knows firsthand how much extra time pet parents have spent with their pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a dog parent, New York City veterinarian and Instagram influencer with over 159k followers, she’s hearing from pet parents daily about their concerns as the country shifts to reopening. As U.S. restrictions ease and people start transitioning to their “normal” lives and activities, pet parents also have to adjust to spending less time at home with their beloved pets they’ve grown so close to.
A new survey is shedding light on some of the biggest pet parent anxieties around this once-in-a-lifetime transition. Now more than ever, dog and cat owners are looking for advice on leaving their pet home alone more often and how to relieve stress through pet care solutions that help pet owners and their furry friends adjust to their new day-to-day routines.
On Tues., June 29, Dr. Lippman will be available to share her perspective about this “new normal” as a veterinarian and a pet parent. As part of the interview opportunity, she’ll also provide solutions to help ease the transition for pets, such as:
How pet parents can prepare to spend longer periods of time away from pets
How to recognize signs of a stressed pet when returning to work or going on vacation
How to simplify pet care and streamline pet parents’ routines
Dr. Lippman announces a special social media contest encouraging pet parents to share their favorite video or photo of their pet. The contest aims to help pet parents focus less on the stress of leaving their pet home alone and more on the reasons they love coming home to their four-legged pals each day. Winners will receive 12 weeks’ worth of pet care services to help ease the transition, which may include dog walking, doggie daycare and more.
Interview is courtesy: Merck Animal Health
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