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 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.   

The Animal Medical Center is pleased to announce that veterinary cardiologist, Philip R. Fox, DVM, MS, DACVIM/ECVIM (Cardiology), DACVECC, had the distinct honor to present an update on his trailblazing multinational global initiative, "New Perspectives on Survival: Comparison of Healthy Cats and Cats With HCM (feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) - A Global Study" at the 36th Annual WINN Feline Foundation Symposium on Feline Health on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in New Orleans. and The Animal Medical Center in New York City today are pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Hohenhaus has won a prestigious 2014 DeBakey Journalism Award in the Online category for her article entitled “Dogs Go To Bat Against Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” The award will be presented tonight at an awards dinner ceremony in Washington, DC, hosted by the Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR). 

The Animal Medical Center honored three special companion animals at its Sixth Annual Living Legends Luncheon held at The Metropolitan Club on May 13, 2014.  

The Animal Medical Center will host its Sixth Annual Living Legends Luncheon on May 13th at The Metropolitan Club to honor three remarkable companion animals: Splash – a Golden Retriever, Joey – a Tonkinese Kitten, and Snoot – a Shih Tzu, all of whom received extraordinary treatment from The AMC’s Internal Medicine and Tina Santi Flaherty Rehabilitation & Fitness Services. 

Nearly 150 veterinarians from around the world gathered at the Advanced Renal Therapies Symposium held at Rockefeller University March 26-29, to learn about recent research, advanced technologies and medical breakthroughs in veterinary nephrology presented by eighteen of the world’s most distinguished experts - in both human and veterinary medicine.


AMC in the News

May 6, 2015
New York Social Diary

On Tuesday, April 14th, supporters of The Animal Medical Center convened at The Drawing Room with their pets to meet artist Rory Mackay and peruse his selection of ready-made pet stationery and to order animal portraits and bespoke stationery of their furry friends.

May 4, 2015
Manhattan Sideways

No one knows if there is a key to the door of the Animal Medical Center. The veterinary hospital has never needed one: it has been running for twenty-four hours each day ever since it opened in 1962.

April 27, 2015

Dogs aren't always all about the meat; some will even go crazier for fruit! A few well-known healthy fruits for dogs include blueberries, bananas and apples. You may even see these fruits as ingredients in your dog's food and treats.

April 26, 2015

November 2013, we were crushed to find out our big loveable dog had prostate cancer. Bynx, our 96 pound German Shorthaired Pointer was the big baby of our family. He was a big German Shorthaired Pointer, but his size was nothing compared to the loveable dog that he was.

April 22, 2015
Fox & Friends

Should you give pot products to your pet? Dr. Richard Goldstein is interviewed.

April 16, 2015
CBS2 News

CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains why you may want to scale back. AMC's Dr. Katherine Quesenberry is interviewed.

April 3, 2015

Easter means egg hunts, chocolate bunnies.... and petting zoos. Several places around the city are bringing bunnies, chicks and even kangaroos for people to play with in light of the holidays.

April 1, 2015
Straus Media

Cat lovers everywhere know how much their cat likes to be entertained by a piece of string, some ribbon or a ball of yarn. Cat lovers also know how easy it can be to drop one of these items silently onto the floor, where these fun toys can turn deadly if found and swallowed by their cat.

April 1, 2015
CBS 2 News

For anyone who has suffered through all the discomforts of allergies, you know how horrible it can be. Now imagine it’s your pet who is suffering, and you might not even know it. It’s a condition that is easily treatable, if it’s properly diagnosed.

March 25, 2015

When my husband and I brought our newborn son home last fall, we were confident that nearly everyone in our lives was ready for the new arrival except for one: our cat. How he would react to playing second fiddle to a demanding infant was anyone’s guess. Several weeks later—after he used the floor of our closet as a litter box and defiantly marked his territory in our bed…with me and the baby in it—we got our answer: not great.




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Pet Stories

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