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#GivingTuesday 2019: AMC gives all year long

The Animal Medical Center's Dr. Heather Brausa conducts an educational seminar for NYPD K9 officers
December 3, 2019, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving was Giving Tuesday. The movement to promote charitable giving was started in 2012 in response to the growing commercialism and consumerism of the holiday season. One pillar of the Animal Medical Center’s not-for-profit mission is education. The veterinarians at AMC give educational seminars to animal groups in our

Blog Post #600!

A kitten looking at a laptop computer
Today’s blog post marks the 600th post for! Nearly ten years ago, our first post covered the selection of the presidential pet and we have written about other memorable pets, like a dog who was nearly killed by a pen cap, a kitten who used up one of her nine lives early on, and

2018 Trending Viral Animal

At the conclusion of my monthly SiriusXM Stars 109 “Ask the Vet” show, I close with the trending viral animal of the month. Since the arrival of a new year prompts us to review the old one, I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the trending viral animals highlighted on

Paw-o-ween: Halloween Animal Myths

A dog plays with a pumpkin
Halloween is a mystical holiday, full of supernatural creatures with magical powers. The spirits inhabiting All Hallows Eve and the Day of the Dead, have given us some animal myths. In this blog post, I dig deeper into the myths and determine if they are fact or fiction. Chicken Halloween Costumes are the New Trend