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April 01, 2020 Emergency One Health

Social Distancing at the Animal Medical Center

New York City has been ground zero before and seems like we are ground zero again when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many New Yorkers, I’m fielding numerous calls and...

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    A bulldog at a summer event
    July 01, 2020

    Decreasing the Risk of Heatstroke in your Dog

    Summer is upon us, and with it comes the risk of heatstroke in our pets. Stay-at-home orders and global warming compound the risk of heat-related illness by keeping us indoors where it...

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  • Cats
    The Cat Myth Busters
    June 24, 2020

    Medical Mythbusters: Feline Edition

    June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I have devoted all blogposts this...

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  • Cats Internal Medicine
    A cat sits on an exam table
    June 17, 2020

    Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats and Subcutaneous Fluids

    June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I am going to devote all...

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  • Cats
    A map showing heartworm prevalence in the United States
    June 10, 2020

    Heartworm Disease in Cats: What You Need to Know

    June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I am going to devote all...

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  • Cats
    A black rescue cat visits the Dentistry service at the Animal Medical Center
    June 03, 2020

    Fascinating Feline Facts That May Surprise You

    June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I am going to devote all...

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  • Dermatology
    A dog with allergies
    May 27, 2020

    Treatment Options for Canine Allergies

    Last week’s Ask a Vet Live was swamped with questions about itching, scratching, sneezing and runny eyes in dogs. These clinical signs may indicate allergies, especially this time of year. Pollen from...

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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