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March 31, 2021 Diet

How to Manage Your Pet’s Diet During a Pet Food Recall

Pet foods can be recalled for a variety of reasons, including: contamination with something toxic, bacterial contamination, inadequate amounts of vitamins, or the presence of inedible contaminants. Since I have practiced veterinary...

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    May 05, 2021

    How to Find the Right Dog for Your Family in 2021

    The pandemic has increased pet ownership and has made finding the right pet for your family a bigger challenge than usual. If you are looking for some guidance on how to find...

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  • Dogs
    An x-ray of a dog's intestines
    April 28, 2021

    Hairball Awareness Day 2021: Dogs Get Hairballs Too!

    The last Friday in April has long been designated Hairball Awareness Day. For those of you who have not experienced a cat hairball, they are cigar shaped wads of epilated hair vomited...

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  • Dogs Surgery
    A dog with a cast on its leg
    April 21, 2021

    4 Examples of Fracture Repair in Pandemic Puppies

    Pandemic puppies have been our new reality at the Animal Medical Center these past months. And with puppies come more pediatric medical and surgical infirmities. One such injury requiring the expertise of...

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    A mast cell tumor on a dog
    April 14, 2021

    What should I do about the lump on my dog’s skin?

    Finding a skin lump on your dog always provokes concern. Is it just another fatty tumor, or is it something more sinister? Fortunately, veterinarians have the diagnostic tools to determine whether your...

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  • Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    A dog wearing a muzzle
    April 07, 2021

    Dog Muzzles Shouldn’t Be Scary – Here’s Why

    National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 11-17, 2021, calls attention to the dangers of dog bites. In 2017, 350,000 people visited emergency rooms because of a dog bite. Emergency room physicians believe...

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  • Diet
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    March 31, 2021

    How to Manage Your Pet’s Diet During a Pet Food Recall

    Pet foods can be recalled for a variety of reasons, including: contamination with something toxic, bacterial contamination, inadequate amounts of vitamins, or the presence of inedible contaminants. Since I have practiced veterinary...

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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