September 04, 2019 Cats Dogs Nutrition

How to Cook for Your Pet Responsibly

The recent surge in pet food recalls and the ongoing Food and Drug Administration investigation into diet-related heart disease in dogs has made pet owners wary of commercial diets. So why not...

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    April 27, 2009

    Celebrating Our Veterinarians

    Saturday, April 25th was World Veterinary Day, celebrating the contributions veterinarians have made to society. The 2009 theme was “Veterinarians and Livestock Farmers, a Winning Partnership.” Livestock veterinarians care for food and...

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    April 20, 2009

    Microchipping Your Pet

    April 19-25 is National Pet ID Week! New York City is a walking city. Although there is good public transportation, New Yorkers walk around our neighborhoods doing errands at the grocery store,...

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    April 14, 2009

    Holistic Rehabilitation Therapies for Pets

    As the acceptance and demand for holistic therapies in humans increases, many pet owners are seeking similar therapies for their pets as well. As a result of this increased demand, the American...

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    April 07, 2009

    Keeping Rabbits as Pets

    Rabbits have become one of the more common pets in the U.S. today. As recently as 25 years ago, rabbits were most popular around Easter (see and then relegated to the...

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    March 31, 2009

    Calorie Counting for Pets

    Now that spring is here, the dieting we promised ourselves at the start of the new year begins in earnest. We also know that to lose 1 pound per week, we need...

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    February 26, 2009

    February is Pet Dental Month: Part 3

    The importance of dental care for dogs and cats. Part 3 of a 3 part series by Stephen Riback, DVM Like people, our pets are prone to dental disease. This month focuses...

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About the author

AMC’s blog is written by Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, a third generation veterinarian who received a BS from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and her DVM from Cornell University. She has achieved American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board certification in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine. Dr. Hohenhaus serves as the hospital’s spokesperson, speaking to national media outlets about issues related to veterinary medicine. In addition to AMC’s blog, she also writes for, she served as a blogger for WebMD, and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine.

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