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February 26, 2020 Dogs

Kennel Cough: A Common Condition with Many Causes

Macbeth, my extra cute Westie puppy patient, came in last week with a persistent cough. I noted a runny nose, but no fever or loss of appetite. When I examined him, he...

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    A screenshot of a video in which Dr. Ann Hohenhaus answers questions about COVID-19 and pets
    March 23, 2020

    COVID-19 & Pets: Your Questions Answered

    This week’s blog post is a bit of a departure from our regularly scheduled programming. Since the current COVID-19 outbreak is at the front of everyone’s minds, I conducted a Facebook Live...

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  • One Health Pets and Family
    A labrador retriever in a field at dusk
    March 18, 2020

    Can my pet make me sick? Can I make my pet sick?

    The 2019n-COV virus from China, also known as the Wuhan coronavirus, has raised concerns about the role of pets as a source of infections or in the spread of infections. Thankfully, there...

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  • Emergency Pet Safety Responsible Pet Ownership
    Two veterinary professionals exam a dog on an exam table
    March 11, 2020

    Poison Prevention Week 2020: What to Do to Protect your Pet

    The third week of March is Poison Prevention Week. It’s held annually to raise awareness of poisonings with the hope that awareness will result in prevention. All family members, pets included are...

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  • Cats Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    Dog in Muzzle Running on Grassy Field
    March 04, 2020

    Muzzles: a Do or Don’t for Your Pet?

    Muzzles seemed to be last week’s topic. I was interviewed by Real Simple magazine for their monthly column The Vet Will See You Now. The topic of the interview was “Getting the...

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  • Dogs
    Macbeth, a small, white Westie sits who overcame a bout of Kennel Cough sits on some red stairs
    February 26, 2020

    Kennel Cough: A Common Condition with Many Causes

    Macbeth, my extra cute Westie puppy patient, came in last week with a persistent cough. I noted a runny nose, but no fever or loss of appetite. When I examined him, he...

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  • Cats Dogs One Health
    Infographic explaining that dogs and cats are not at risk of infection by the Wuhan coronavirus
    February 19, 2020

    Coronavirus in Dogs and Cats

    The news is full of stories about the ongoing and troubling coronavirus outbreak. Scientifically termed 2019-nCOV, most are calling the virus the “Wuhan virus” after the Chinese city where the outbreak appears...

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About the author

AMC’s blog is written by Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, a third generation veterinarian who received a BS from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and her DVM from Cornell University. She has achieved American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board certification in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine. Dr. Hohenhaus serves as the hospital’s spokesperson, speaking to national media outlets about issues related to veterinary medicine. In addition to AMC’s blog, she also writes for Vetstreet.com, she served as a blogger for WebMD, and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine.

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus of the Animal Medical Center in New York City