AMC in The News

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.

May 27, 2015
New York Social Diary

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) honored three beautiful companion animals — Molly, the Ganaraskan, Max the cat and Cookie the Cocker Spaniel — at its Seventh Annual Living Legends Luncheon held at the Harmonie Club on Tuesday, May 12th. 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. 

May 24, 2015
106.7 Lite FM

New York City's Animal Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital for companion animals and an institute for veterinary education and research. For more on what makes The Animal Medical Center unique, their Emergency Service Clinic on the Upper East Side, and upcoming PAW Day Events on Saturday, May 30th, at Carl Schurz Park, we're joined by Staff veterinarian Dr. Ann Hohenhaus.

May 22, 2015

There's been an outbreak of the flu this spring, but this time around it's not hitting people, but dogs! Yes, just like their owners, dogs can get the flu. And, just as in humans, it often causes problems like sneezing, coughing, and congestion. 

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.




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