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June 26, 2024 Cats

Finally, a Treatment for FIP: How GS-441524 is Saving Cats’ Lives

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we’re highlighting our feline friends throughout the month with a series of cat-focused posts. Last week’s blogpost highlighted the health risks of feline ...

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    A labrador receiving a pet in a kitchen
    July 17, 2024

    Why Labradors Gain Weight Easily: Insights from New Genetic Research

    In both humans and pets, weight gain occurs when too many calories are consumed and/or not enough are burned. This sounds simple, but the equation gets complicated by factors intrinsic to the...

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  • Surgery
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    July 10, 2024

    Caesarean Sections in Pets: What You Need to Know

    July 12th marks Julius Caesar’s 2124th birthday. Medically, this date is important because a common surgery, the Caesarean section, is named in Mr. Caesar’s honor, even though there’s no proof he was...

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  • Dogs Pet Safety
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    July 03, 2024

    Summer Food Hazards for Dogs

    One of the best things about summer is the food. If you’re like me, going to the farmer’s market for seasonal food, like fresh fruit and corn on the cob, is a...

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  • Cats
    A cat undergoing a veterinary exam
    June 26, 2024

    Finally, a Treatment for FIP: How GS-441524 is Saving Cats’ Lives

    June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we’re highlighting our feline friends throughout the month with a series of cat-focused posts. Last week’s blogpost highlighted the health risks of feline ...

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  • Cats
    An overweight cat next to a scale
    June 19, 2024

    Understanding Chonky Cats: The Risks and Realities of Feline Obesity

    June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we’re highlighting our feline friends throughout the month with a series of cat-focused posts. Last week’s blogpost highlighted the risk of the ongoing H5N1...

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  • Cats One Health
    A cat with cows in a farm
    June 12, 2024

    Bird Flu in Cats: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Pets Safe

    June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we’re highlighting our feline friends throughout the month with a series of cat-focused posts. Last week, I highlighted some household hazards specifically affecting cats....

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About the author

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus is a third-generation veterinarian, double board-certified in Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine. As AMC’s Director of Pet Health Information, she writes AMC’s weekly blog, hosts a monthly “Ask the Vet” podcast, and regularly speaks to national news media about animal health. In addition, she has contributed widely to research articles and textbooks, lectures internationally, and has won prestigious awards for her work in both veterinary medicine and journalism. In 2021, she joined the influential World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Oncology Working Group, which she currently chairs.

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