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September 04, 2019 Cats Dogs Nutrition

How to Cook for Your Pet Responsibly

The recent surge in pet food recalls and the ongoing Food and Drug Administration investigation into diet-related heart disease in dogs has made pet owners wary of commercial diets. So why not...

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    A small dog sits on a bed
    September 18, 2019

    Everyday Medicine: Heart Murmur in Dogs and Cats

    “Everyday Medicine” is an intermittent series of blog posts highlighting tests, treatments and procedures common in daily Animal Medical Center practice. Some past examples of this type of blog post include vomiting...

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  • Cats Dogs Nutrition
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    September 11, 2019

    Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics for Dogs and Cats

    These days, grocery stores are full of food that advertise a health benefit beyond the calories you need to power through your day. These foods are touted as “functional foods.” Common functional...

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  • Cats Dogs Nutrition
    A Siberian Husky sits at a table and licks a pastry
    September 04, 2019

    How to Cook for Your Pet Responsibly

    The recent surge in pet food recalls and the ongoing Food and Drug Administration investigation into diet-related heart disease in dogs has made pet owners wary of commercial diets. So why not...

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  • Dogs
    A brown lab sits in the grass next to pumpkins
    August 28, 2019

    “Why does my dog scoot?” – How to Identify Anal Gland Disease

    There are two kinds of dog owners when it comes to anal glands. Those who know what it means when their dog “scoots the boot” across the living room rug and those...

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  • Cats
    Two senior cats lie on a bed
    August 21, 2019

    Helping Your Senior Cat with Impaired Mobility

    Rudy (pictured) is one of my oldest feline patients. At 17 years of age, Rudy has a number of health conditions including small cell intestinal lymphoma, congestive heart failure, asthma and hyperthyroidism....

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  • Cats
    August 14, 2019

    New Treatments for Cat Allergies in Humans

    Cat allergies in humans are common, especially among people who have other allergies or asthma. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, as many as three in 10 Americans with...

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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