February 08, 2023 Emergency

The Amazing Case of the Bulletproof Dog

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 an obstacle...

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  • Emergency Pet Safety
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    May 18, 2022

    High Rise Syndrome in Dogs and Cats

    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 and animals....

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  • Pet Safety Pets and Family
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    May 11, 2022

    Less Than 5% of Pet Owners Know How to Handle Pet Food Safely. Do You?

    I started 2022 with my suggestions for choosing the right food for your pet. This week I want to follow up with some tips for safe handling of pet food and treats,...

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  • Surgery
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    May 04, 2022

    THR, DPO, FHO, TPLO and TTA: How to Talk to Your Veterinarian About Orthopedic Surgery

    AMC’s board-certified veterinary surgeons frequently repair the hips and knees of dogs and cats. Multiple procedures exist to correct torn ligaments, dislocated hips and improve a dog’s ability to walk when hip...

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  • Pet Insurance Pets and Family Responsible Pet Ownership
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    April 27, 2022

    Pet Insurance: What New Pet Owners Need to Know

    With pet ownership on the rise, many new pet parents are considering pet insurance for the first time. I answer some common questions in the blog post below. What insurance coverage does...

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  • Emergency
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    April 20, 2022

    AMC’s Emergency Room Fast-Track Improves Wait Time and Client Satisfaction: A Recent Publication from AMC’s Emergency Department

    The World’s Busiest Veterinary Emergency Room As the world’s largest non-profit hospital, located in the heart of bustling New York City, the AMC’s Emergency Room is one of the busiest veterinary emergency...

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  • Dogs Pets and Family
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    April 13, 2022

    New Puppy FAQ: Socialization, Safety and Grooming

    Summer is just around the corner, and many people are considering adding a puppy to their family. Nice weather makes it easier to housebreak a puppy, get outside for exercise, and the...

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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.

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