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February 12, 2020 Cardiology Dogs

Dogs: Good for the Heart and Soul

In addition to February being National Pet Dental Month, this month is also American Heart Month. Usually I write about canine or feline heart disease in February, but this year, I am...

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    A dog holds a rose in its mouth

    Dogs: Good for the Heart and Soul

    In addition to February being National Pet Dental Month, this month is also American Heart Month. Usually I write about canine or feline heart disease in February, but this year, I am...

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  • Dentistry
    The Animal Medical Center's Dr. Dan Carmichael inspects a dog's teeth in the Dentistry suite
    February 05, 2020

    New at AMC: A Resident in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery

    February is National Pet Dental Month. While you might think nothing could possibly be new about teeth, this year, the Animal Medical Center is celebrating something new in dentistry – the addition...

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  • Diet Wellness
    A dog and a cat eat together out of metal bowls
    January 29, 2020

    Fresh Pet Food: Fad or Future?

    The newest trend in pet food seems to be fresh pet food. The New York City electronic billboards are awash with these products and my Facebook page is full of advertisements for...

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  • Dogs
    A pug puppy cocks its head
    January 22, 2020

    Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome in Dogs

    The word brachycephalic is a mouthful, but if we break it up, we can make sense of it. Brachy means short and cephalic means head. Brachycephalic dogs are those adorable squish-faced dogs...

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  • Internal Medicine
    An x-ray showing pneumonia in a dog's lung
    January 15, 2020

    Common Causes of Pneumonia in Pets

    The sudden death from pneumonia of ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff, was widely reported. The shocking loss of this apparently healthy young man has left everyone on edge about pneumonia, including pet owners’...

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  • Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    Alberto Giacometti's sculpture of a very skinny dog
    January 08, 2020

    Measuring Your Dog’s Body Condition Score

    It’s a new year and that means many of us have returned to the treadmill, yoga mat or swimming pool to undo the excesses of the holiday season. It turns out our...

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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