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AMC in The News

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.

January 3, 2015
New York Post

“More than one study has shown that overweight people have overweight pets,” says Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, a staff doctor at Animal Medical Center. “Surveys suggest that 20 percent to 40 percent of cats and dogs are obese in the United States.”

December 29, 2014
New York Social Diary

The holiday event season wound down with two fabulous black tie galas, one for the Animal Medical Center and one for the New York Botanical Gardens. The nature of these two organizations allowed for thematic accessorizing even without the dress codes calling for it.

December 29, 2014
The I Love Dogs Site

As your dog ages, their needs change. But do you know what to expect as your dog ages? Do you even know when to consider him a “senior” dog?

December 12, 2014
The New York Times

Photos from our 2014 Top Dog Gala on December 9.

November 26, 2014
CBS 2 New York

It’s that time of year when friends, relatives and our four-legged family members all gather to celebrate the holidays. But while we humans have a tendency to overdo it food-wise, is it OK to indulge our pets?

November 24, 2014

In a recent article, I compared the common types of cancer in pets with those found in people. My next step, in this article, is to write about how pet owners might recognize signs of cancer in pets, with a special focus on the common types. 

November 19, 2014
The I Love Dogs Site

We have seen a lot of different things come up over the last few years when it comes to our dogs and their reproductive organs. Everything from Neuticles, for male dogs that have been neutered but whose owners still want them to appear “intact,” to Zeuterin, a controversial, permanent sterilization injection.

November 18, 2014

Dr. Django Martel of the Animal Medical Center in New York will work with colleagues to determine whether antibiotic gel therapy can reduce periodontal disease, the Raleigh, N.C.-based foundation reported.



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Pet Stories

  • 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.