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AMC in The News

July 10, 2014
Chicago Tribune

Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats.

July 9, 2014
Steve Dale's Pet World

Heart disease in cats can be more devastating, maybe more so than previously thought. Based on his studies, veterinary cardiologist Dr. Philip Fox, of the Animal Medical Center in New York City, says that cats diagnosed with feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) face an approximately one in five chance of developing either heart failure or blood clots, both of which can be fatal.

July 9, 2014
Amityville Record

Call it medical metamorphosis. AMC TO THE RESCUE is about to work another miracle. A team of amazing veterinarians is going to donate their expertise and time repairing a tiny canine waif to remove her pain, limp and any obstacles to her adoptability.

July 2, 2014
CBS New York

The Fourth of July is almost here and the pyrotechnic pageantry that comes with it. As CBS 2′s Scott Rapoport reported, fireworks come with their fair share of safety hazards, and not just for people.

June 30, 2014
ABC News

It seems we humans aren’t the only ones who get sad, anxious and depressed. An estimated 2.8 million dog owners give their dogs calming and anxiety medicines like Prozac each year, according to the National Pet Owners Survey of the American Pet Products Association.

June 23, 2014
Today Show

The adorable dachshund Obie was severely overweight in 2012, weighing in at 77 pounds. His owner put him on a diet of high fiber and low carbs and combined it with an exercise regime, and he’s now a healthy 35 pounds.

June 10, 2014
CBS New York

Should your dog wear a seat belt in the car? As CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson reported, new videoshows what can happen to your dog with and without restraints.

June 2, 2014
The New York Times

Q. Does the slit shape of a cat’s pupil confer any advantages over the more rounded pupils of other animals?

A. “There are significant advantages,” said Dr. Richard E. Goldstein, chief medical officer of the Animal Medical Center in New York City.

May 19, 2014
The New York Times

Q. My dog has been depressed since I left for college and my family got a new puppy. How is depression treated in dogs?

May 19, 2014
Yahoo! Shine

Don't let Fido fry! According to Ann E. Hohenhaus, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology & Small Animal Internal Medicine), Certified Veterinary Journalist at The Animal Medical Center in New York, cats and dogs tend to burn on their noses and ears the most. 



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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.

A Shih Tzu Named Shai

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.