Every month on Ask the Vet, radio show and podcast I host in partnership with Sirius XM, I answer listener question that come into our email box at AskTheVet@amcny.org. This past month I had so many good questions, I could not answer them all and still talk with my guest, AMC’s new President and CEO, Helen Irving. Two of the questions were about common respiratory problems managed by AMC specialists. The questions and my answers can be found below.
Veterinarians at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center bandage patient legs to hold intravenous catheters in place, immobilize a fracture so it can heal or to cover a wound to keep it clean. Bandages are essential medical devices, but like all devices, bandages require maintenance. Here’s how to ensure optimal outcomes for pets with bandages. Swelling
Whether you know it as the cone of shame, the dreaded doughnut, the treat funnel, the pet radar dish or the eponymous Elizabethan collar, honoring a Tudor queen, this essential medical device is no one’s favorite. Yet, on a daily basis veterinarians at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center recommend an e-collar as part of a
This year, Triday falls on a Friday. Triday is Tripawd Awareness Day which occurs every year on March third (3/3). This day honors pet amputees and the people who care for them. Triday is especially important this year as we celebrate 10 years of AMC to the Rescue. One procedure AMC to the Rescue frequently funds is amputation. This blog post honors AMC
An important part of AMC’s mission is creating new medical knowledge. Our veterinarians advance the care and treatment of companion animals by conducting innovative clinical research and publishing their results in veterinary journals. This blogpost highlights research by AMC’s Interventional Radiology Service and Surgery Department. In prior blogposts about research publications from AMC clinicians, I