510 East 62nd Street, New York, NY 10065
Axl Rose, a fun loving and adventurous 8 year-old Yorkshire Terrier, is the love of his owner, Debra Brown’s life. Little Axl’s curiosity, though, nearly caused him to lose his life when he accidentally ingested an undiluted floor cleaning solution that contained a highly poisonous compound – quaternary ammonium – found on the floor of a local groomer.
Ann E. Hohenhaus, DVM is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, certified in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine following specialty training at The Animal Medical Center. Dr. Hohenhaus is a 1985 graduate of Cornell University and has nearly 25 years of experience as a practicing veterinarian. Dr. Hohenhaus has recently been certified by the American Society of Veterinary Journalists, attended both the 2011 Pet Writing Conference and Blogging Summit. As The AMC spokesperson, she augments Marketing and Public Relations efforts by creating content related to all areas of pet healthcare and the impact of pets and pet related issues on society. Currently, she serves as an expert blogger for the WebMD Healthy Pets Community.
In addition to her AMC clinical practice providing primary care to her long-term patients and specialty care to pets with cancer and blood disorders, Her medical philosophy when treating cancer in pets is to use multimodality therapy to control tumor symptoms while improving the quality and quantify of life for her dog and cat patients. Dr. Hohenhaus has written extensively on transfusion medicine and has participated in national and international continuing education programs for veterinarians. In 2008, she spoke throughout Japan as part of the Japanese Animal Hospital Association’s 30th Anniversary celebration and will speak in Belin in the fall of 2011. Her areas of research are the clinical use of toceranib phosphate in cats, transfusion medicine and canine mast cell tumors. Dr. Hohenhaus is also the chair of the AVMA Council on Research.