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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
WNYC

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
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
FitBump

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.

March 12, 2015
Vetstreet.com

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.

March 5, 2015
Petcha

Find out waht can cause accidental pet poisonings and how to prevent them.

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
DNAinfo

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
Vetstreet.com

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. 

 

 

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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.