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November 22, 2023 Dogs Traveling with Pets Wellness

What Dog Owners Should Know about Respiratory Illnesses

Lately, there have been a surprising number of stories in the news about respiratory illnesses in dogs. First, there is the mystery respiratory illness that has been dominating the veterinary news cycle....

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    Dogs Bella and Hudson
    February 21, 2024

    The Most Popular Pet Names of 2023

    The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center will soon release its 2023 Year of Comprehensive Care report, highlighting all of the hospital’s accomplishments and activities over the past year. I am going to give...

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  • Surgery
    Veterinarians and clients celebrate the opening of AMC's new surgical center
    February 14, 2024

    What AMC’s New Surgical Institute Means for Your Pet

    With great fanfare, the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center held a “leash cutting” ceremony to mark the grand opening of the Denise and Michael Kellen Institute for Surgical Care. The press release describes...

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  • Avian and Exotics
    A bearded dragon
    February 07, 2024

    Enter the Dragon: What the Chinese New Year Can Tell Us About Our Pets

    The Chinese New Year starts February 10th, 2024. Twelve animals make up the annual Chinese Zodiac rotation, and this is the Year of the Dragon. I am always interested in anything about...

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  • Dentistry
    A dog with a toothbrush
    January 31, 2024

    Beyond the Canines: How Your Pet’s Dental Health Impacts Overall Health

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month. While this month brings necessary attention to the health of our pets’ teeth and gums, there is emerging research that good oral health ...

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  • Cats Diet
    A cat with a can of tunafish
    January 24, 2024

    The Surprising Science Behind Your Cat’s Tuna Obsession

    Some pets are picky eaters. I know cats who will refuse a can of their favorite food because the company has made the flavor “new and improved.” Likewise, I know dogs who...

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  • Dermatology Dogs
    A pug with fur color change due to the canine melanoma vaccine
    January 17, 2024

    Why is my dog’s fur color changing?

    Skin and coat disorders are common reasons dogs make a trip to the veterinarian’s office. This makes sense since skin is by far your pet’s most visible organ, and skin disease is...

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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