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May 01, 2019 Blog Pet Safety Pets and Family Responsible Pet Ownership

Measles, distemper and how anti-vaccination movements are putting your pet at risk

The country is in the midst of a measles epidemic. As of the last week in April, over 600 cases have been reported in 23 states, including an outbreak right here in...

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    May 21, 2019

    Blog Post #600!

    Today’s blog post marks the 600th post for www.amcny.org! Nearly ten years ago, our first post covered the selection of the presidential pet and we have written about other memorable pets, like...

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    May 15, 2019

    A Veterinarian’s View of the Galapagos Islands

    I was very lucky last month to have fulfilled a long-held desire to go to the Galapagos Islands. The desire stemmed from my general love of animals, a presentation on the giant...

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  • Cardiology Everyday Medicine
    May 08, 2019

    Everyday Medicine: Heart disease grading scale for dogs

    “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 fecal...

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  • Blog Pet Safety Pets and Family Responsible Pet Ownership
    May 01, 2019

    Measles, distemper and how anti-vaccination movements are putting your pet at risk

    The country is in the midst of a measles epidemic. As of the last week in April, over 600 cases have been reported in 23 states, including an outbreak right here in...

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    April 24, 2019

    Do dogs get hairballs? National Hairball Awareness Day 2019

    April 26, 2019 is National Hairball Awareness Day. Over the past few years I have written about two notable cats with hairballs — Sunshine and Toby — and in 2015 I summarized the most recent information on...

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    April 17, 2019

    Ten Confusing Medical Terms Your Veterinarian Might Use

    For the past several months, I’ve been collating a list of complex words I’ve used when talking to pet families. These are words that provoke a quizzical look or a clarifying question...

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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.