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November 30, 2022 Oncology

How AMC’s New Radiation Therapy Machine is Benefiting Pets with Cancer

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted “indolent” lymphomas in veterinary patients,...

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    Two cats eating dry pet food
    January 12, 2022

    How to Choose the Right Pet Food in 2022

    Many of us look at the new year as an opportunity to improve our health. Pet owners should consider the same for their pets. To help you get 2022 off on the...

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  • Wellness
    A dog on a scale
    January 05, 2022

    The Best New Year’s Resolution for Your Pet: An Annual Wellness Exam

    Many of us look at the new year as an opportunity to improve our health. Pet owners should consider the same for their pets. To help you get 2022 off on the...

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  • Cats Dogs Vet Life
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    December 29, 2021

    The Most Popular Pet Names of 2021

    Names say a lot about our pets, ourselves, and our bond with our animal companions. As the year comes to an end, we like to reflect on the past twelve months with...

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  • Responsible Pet Ownership Vet Life
    A turkey bone lodged in a dog's throat
    December 22, 2021

    How to Keep Your Pet Off the Naughty List (and out of the Emergency Room)

    The holiday season is a time of celebrations and a time spent with friends and family. But at AMC, it can be a time of increased animal ER visits. With more special...

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  • One Health Pet Safety
    A dog with a rat in its mouth
    December 15, 2021

    Rat Sightings Are Up in New York City: What Pet Owners Should Know

    It’s been all over the news in 2021: rat sightings are way up in New York City. While there’s plenty of speculation why, one thing is clear: increased interaction between rats and...

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  • Pets and Family
    A French bulldog with holiday gifts
    December 08, 2021

    Looking for a Holiday Gift for your Cat or Dog?

    The holiday season is a great time to shower your pet with love, affection and of course, gifts! This year, I was lucky enough to talk to Andrew Darmohraj, the Executive Vice...

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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.

Email AskTheVet@amcny.org to have your pet questions answered on an upcoming podcast episode!

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