This time of year, we celebrate miracles of hope, faith and kindness. Hanukkah celebrates a second century BC miracle where a tiny amount of oil found in the Temple in Jerusalem miraculously kept lamps burning for eight days. Christmas celebrates the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ. At the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, we believe in miracles too. In the spirit of the holiday season, I want to share just a few of them from AMC’s past, present and future.
Pyometra is one of those medical words veterinarians use that often require translation for pet families. Pyo- is from the Latin word for pus, and metra is Greek for uterus. Once you know this etymology then you can understand why pyometra is an emergency. The pus in the uterus is the result of a bacterial infection, and dogs with pyometra become seriously ill. I’ll discuss risk factors, clinical signs and treatment options for pyometra in this week’s blogpost.
The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s animal ER saw nearly 20,000 pet visits in 2022. Many of those patients were poisoned. Given Easter is around the corner, lilies and chocolate come to mind
This month we’re celebrating the Emma and Georgina Bloomberg AMC to the Rescue Fund’s 10th Anniversary. Created to provide free or subsidized specialty care to rescue animals whose health is
Some diseases occur worldwide, as we’ve learned all too well from the COVID-19 pandemic. But many diseases occur in specific geographic locations or are restricted to certain populations of humans