For press inquiries, please email Allison Younger, Associate Director of Marketing & Communications, or call 212-329-8746 or 917-992-2802.

Press Releases

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is pleased to welcome anesthesiologist and pain management specialist Berit L. Fischer, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP as staff doctor.  

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Petrisko to the position of Executive Director of Marketing Communications. In this role, she will be responsible for managing the marketing, public relations and all external communications encompassing branding initiatives, advertising, social media and special events.

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) honored three beautiful companion animals at its Seventh Annual Living Legends Luncheon, held at the Harmonie Club on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.  Nearly 200 guests attended the event, which was co-chaired by Susan Lazarus, Alison Minton, Kane Nussbaum, Joanne Ronson, Helene Stein, Eva Usdan and Janet York.

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) will honor three remarkable companion animals at its Seventh Annual Living Legends Luncheon o be held at the Harmonie Club on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.  Nearly 200 guests are expected to attend the event, which is co-chaired by Susan Lazarus, Alison Minton, Kane Nussbaum, Joanne Ronson, Helene Stein, Eva Usdan and Janet York.

Celebrated artist Rory Mackay will present a stunning selection of commissioned Pet Oil Portrait Paintings along with an elegant line of Letterpress Pet Stationery™ on Tuesday, April 14th from 5-8pm at The Drawing Room. Fifteen percent of all proceeds from the entire day will benefit The Animal Medical Center.  

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Alexandra van der Woerdt was honored with the prestigious Outstanding Service to Veterinary Medicine Award by the Veterinary Medical Association of NYC (VMA of NYC) for her significant contributions over the last 20 years to veterinary medicine - not only in NYC, but to the field of veterinary ophthalmology at large.

Kathryn W. Coyne, Chief Executive Officer of The Animal Medical Center will be honored for outstanding contributions to K9 national security teams at the Third Annual K9 Veterans Day of Observance on Friday, March 13, 2015 in Mahwah, NJ.  The inaugural K9 Veterans Day of Observance was created by Tails of Hope Foundation and this year, it is sponsored by Bergen County, NJ Executive James J. Tedesco III and the Board of Chosen Freeholders. 

The Animal Medical Center (AMC), a national leader in animal health care, has been invited by its partner, IDEXX Laboratories, to help ring the Closing Bell at NASDAQ on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. 

New York’s Animal Medical Center (AMC) will host its annual fundraising Top Dog Gala on Tuesday, December 9th at Cipriani.  Celebrated designer and artist David Monn is the illustrious guest of honor along with special tributes to two very special dogs...

Friends of The Animal Medical Center honored two special companion animals at its inaugural Helping Paws Dinner held at The Doubles Club on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The event, which raised $60,000 to support AMC TO THE RESCUE, drew more than 100 guests including: Arriana Boardman, Mollie Ruprecht, Charlotte and Doug Snyder, Elizabeth Pyne, John Pyne, and AMC Trustees Robert Liberman, Neil McCarthy, Cass Adelman, and Michael Heaner.   


AMC in the News

October 2, 2015
PR Newswire

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City unveiled its new Cancer Institute, made possible through the generosity of AMC Trustee Elaine Langone and her husband Kenneth G. Langone. This revolutionary cancer center, modeled after the most progressive, patient-centered human cancer hospitals, provides an integrative and centralized approach, utilizing the most innovative treatments to prevent, diagnose and care for animals diagnosed with cancer.

September 17, 2015

Slideshow gallery of images from the event.

September 9, 2015
Healthy Pets

I'm sure most of you are aware of the canine influenza outbreak that has occurred over the last several months. Most cases were concentrated in the Chicago area and other parts of the Midwest. Atlanta also reported several confirmed cases.

September 1, 2015
New York Times

New York City’s animals have to cope with the extended heat, too, as temperatures swell nearly 10 degrees above average this week, to almost 90.

August 5, 2015
Refinery 29

A new doggie styling trend isn't the safest way to give your pet a new look. Right now on Instagram it's all about the #DogBun. 

July 19, 2015
Associated Press

Jet-setting stallions and high-flying hounds at New York's Kennedy Airport can look forward to a new luxury terminal that will handle the more than 70,000 animals flying in and out every year.

July 18, 2015

Staff veterinarian Dr. Ann Hohenhaus returns to the show for a conversation about cats: Kitten season, cat health, feral cats, and what our cats they trying to tell us. 

June 11, 2015

There are a few unspoken truths every dog owner can agree on: Dogs' paws smell like corn chips and dog breath smells terrible. As the owner of two Chihuahuas, I have a confession to make — I actually like the uniquely terrible way my dogs smell. After spending time with these two stinky little pups for over a decade, their corn-chips scented feet and their stale breath remind me of home.

June 9, 2015

A lush, perfectly landscaped yard certainly will give your home some curb appeal, but it can also look like a digger’s paradise to your dog. Even if he has tons of toys in and out of the house, nothing can beat the feeling of dirt flying up in the air behind him. 

June 8, 2015

Dogs may find anything you’re eating just as desirable as a juicy New York strip steak—even if it’s a couple of lettuce leaves or a handful of nuts! But the reality is, our pups can’t take a bite out ofeverything we eat—and when it comes to nuts, some kinds can actually be toxic. “Nuts that are toxic to dogs and are a definite no include the walnut family and pecans,” explains Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at the Animal Medical Center in NYC.




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