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November 06, 2019 Dogs Oncology

Canine Mast Cell Tumors: What You Need to Know

One of the most vexing problems for dog families is the skin lump. It could be a warty growth on the skin, a smooth moveable lump just under the skin or maybe...

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    Two veterinary professionals examine a white dog on an exam table
    November 13, 2019

    Canine Flu Facts 2019

    Anyone listening to the news these days knows it’s the start of flu season for humans. While human influenza viruses circulate year-round, cases of the flu start increasing in November, peak in...

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  • Dogs Oncology
    A mast cell tumor on a dog's head
    November 06, 2019

    Canine Mast Cell Tumors: What You Need to Know

    One of the most vexing problems for dog families is the skin lump. It could be a warty growth on the skin, a smooth moveable lump just under the skin or maybe...

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  • Cats
    A cat cafe in Tokyo
    October 30, 2019

    Lessons from a Tokyo Cat Café

    Recently, I traveled to Tokyo to present oncology continuing education lectures at the meeting of the Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Associations. Over 7000 international attendees participated in 4 days of...

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  • Cats Dermatology
    Ringworm on the ear of a cat
    October 23, 2019

    Ringworm is not a worm, but it’s a serious problem for your cat

    Medical terms can be challenging for non-medical folks to understand. Even medical terms that sound simple can be misleading for reasons that are hard to explain. The skin disease “ringworm” or dermatophytosis...

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    A black cat being held in a veterinarian's arms
    October 17, 2019

    Correcting Pet Birth Defects

    If you visit the Animal Medical Center, you will notice most of the patients in the waiting room trend towards mature. We see older pets more often than youngsters because AMC’s 47...

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    A veterinarian and a veterinary technician administer a radiation treatment to a bunny
    October 09, 2019

    Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week: AMC’s Veterinary Technician Internship Program

    Next week, October 13-19, 2019, is Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week. This annual celebration honors the efforts of the veterinarian’s right hand, the veterinary technician, sometime called a veterinary nurse. These professionals keep...

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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