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November 30, 2022 Oncology

How AMC’s New Radiation Therapy Machine is Benefiting Pets with Cancer

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted “indolent” lymphomas in veterinary patients,...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    NG tube appears on an x-ray
    January 25, 2023

    Simple, Yet Essential: Stomach Tubes in Dogs and Cats

    Veterinarians at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center have many pieces of medical equipment available to provide excellent care for your pets. Some equipment is high tech like our CT scanner, MRI and...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    William, a puppy
    January 18, 2023

    What vaccines does my dog really need?

    The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center has been an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) since 1976. The AAHA’s mission is to “simplify the journey towards excellence for veterinary practices.” One method...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    Wirehaired Fox Terrier
    January 11, 2023

    My Dog Ate My Ethernet Cable! And Other Examples of “Wired” Dogs

    As dog lovers, we all have a special place in our hearts for wirehaired breeds including the wirehaired fox terrier, the breed with the most wins at New York City’s favorite dog...

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  • Cardiology
    Listening to a dog's heart
    January 04, 2023

    Understanding the FDA Update on Non-Hereditary Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Dogs

    In July 2018, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began investigating reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods, many labeled as “grain-free” and containing a...

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  • Vet Life
    Dr. Ann Hohenhaus with a dog and a notepad on a couch
    December 28, 2022

    What Makes a Good Pet Health Blogpost? Looking Back at Our Top Posts from 2022

    The coming of a new year makes us take stock of the prior year. Here at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, we reviewed our top blogposts for 2022 and over the last...

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  • Pets and Family
    A black lab in front of a Christmas tree
    December 21, 2022

    How to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Pet

    Our pets are an important part of our families. A whopping 68% of American households share our homes with pets. Many of us take our pets on vacation, and more Americans plan...

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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 official spokesperson, she is regularly featured in the national news media, writes extensively about animal health, and hosts a monthly radio show and podcast on Sirius, “Ask the Vet.” 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 was selected to be a member of the influential World Small Animal Oncology Working Group.

Email AskTheVet@amcny.org to have your pet questions answered on an upcoming podcast episode!

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