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March 12, 2015

Recently I wrote about the random bad luck behind the development of many canine cancers. While it’s true research has shown that a roll of the dice determines most cases of cancer, there is an area where the incidence of cancer is not a function of bad luck but of something more concrete: genetics.

February 26, 2015
The Honest Kitchen Blog

Raw foods have been popularized by human diet fads and are often the preferred diet choice for holistic veterinarians and pet owners. Dehydrated foods may be an even better option, since they offer all the benefits of raw food with much fewer risks.

February 19, 2015
Chicago Tribune

Any declaw surgery (onychectomy) is the amputation of a cat's toes -- cutting them off at the equivalent of the first knuckle on a human finger, even when a laser is used.

February 18, 2015

A woman slept in a makeshift shelter in Highbridge Park in an effort to save a feral dog from freezing temperatures, she said.

February 10, 2015

Impaired mobility is a common condition in dogs. Sometimes it is due to an illness or injury, such as a slipped disc or healing fracture. Other times your veterinarian puts the kibosh on exercise following surgery or to improve the chances of a successful outcome, as in the case of   heartworm disease treatment. 

February 9, 2015
Fox5 San Diego

Weimaraner undergoes minimally invasive surgery to correct bleeding tumor in the kidney.

January 30, 2015
CBS News

"Taking care of our pets' teeth doesn't only make them smell better but it contributes to a longer, healthier life," Dr. Dan Carmichael, a veterinary dentist at Animal Medical Center in New York City, told CBS News.

January 27, 2015
CBS News

Neuticles are only one of the pet "plastic surgeries" that cats and dogs are undergoing. Dr. Jules Benson, chief veterinary medical officer at Petplan insurance, told CBS News that about 0.6 percent of their claims fall under what humans would consider plastic surgery procedures, so it's still relatively rare. Still, according to Petplan claims data, U.S. dog owners spent $62 million in 2011 on plastic surgery treatments. 

January 22, 2015

As a veterinary cancer specialist, I talk to distraught pet owners every day who are in shock and grief over cancer diagnoses for their beloved pets. They are looking for answers. 

January 14, 2015
CBS 2 New York

New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) introduced a bill Wednesday to ban cat declawing statewide, calling it cruel.



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  • Sweepy & Shuni

    The doctors of the Animal Medical Center saved my cat Sweepy's life and gave her another five wonderful years of life. This was my most dramatic experience with the AMC but neither my first nor last. 

  • Daisy the Guinea Pig

    Daisy, my three year old guinea pig recently had surgery at the Animal Medical Center to remove an infected toe on her front foot.  Dr. Quesenberry tried to save it with antibiotics, cream and bandages before having to perform surgery.

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    We adopted Shai through a foster family to discover she was mostly blind from abuse. Only months later, her retina detached and she became fully blind. This brave and small Shih Tzu still acclimated well, until she suffered a stroke. We came home to a normally snuggly pup who that day could not get up off of her side.