October 12, 2022 Vet Life

Jessica Mejia: AMC’s Tech of the Year on Being an LVT

October 10-16, 2022 is National Veterinary Technician Week and at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center we will be celebrating these critical members of the veterinary healthcare team with educational events, luncheons and...

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    A cat eating from a cheese board
    November 17, 2021

    Why Cooking For Your Pet May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

    To me, nothing sounds better than a home cooked meal, and many of our pets can’t wait to get their paws on some table scraps, yet most pet owners feed their pet...

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  • Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    A dog wrapped in a blanket
    November 10, 2021

    Is there a flu season for dogs?

    I have been taking care of a new puppy patient who spends time in both New York City and Los Angeles. Since there is currently an outbreak of H3N2 canine influenza in...

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  • Oncology
    A dog receiving an injection
    November 03, 2021

    The Top 3 Myths about Cancer in Dogs and Cats

    November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Many pet parents are surprised when their furry friend is diagnosed with cancer because they don’t realize these devastating diseases affect dogs and cats (and most...

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  • Responsible Pet Ownership
    The Dispensary at the Animal Medical Center of New York City
    October 27, 2021

    Are veterinary drugs better for pets?

    Last weekend, one of my patients developed an acute and uncomfortable bladder infection. Since it was the weekend and the pet dispensary was closed, the owner requested I call her local pharmacy...

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    Veterinarians Performing a Procedure
    October 20, 2021

    Unprecedented Demand: Why Veterinarians are So Busy

    The veterinary profession is all over the news lately. Thanks to the pandemic, the pet industry is booming, with household pet ownership increasing from 67 to 70 percent, and consumer spending on...

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    AMC veterinary technician Shawn on her daily commute
    October 13, 2021

    National Veterinary Technician Week at AMC

    The third week in October is National Veterinary Technician Week. The 2021 theme, as chosen by the North American Veterinary Technician Association, is “Who we are when the stethoscope comes off.” This...

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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 XM Stars Channel 109, “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.

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