April 01, 2020 Emergency One Health

Social Distancing at the Animal Medical Center

New York City has been ground zero before and seems like we are ground zero again when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many New Yorkers, I’m fielding numerous calls and...

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    June 14, 2010

    The Veterinarian's White Coat

    On June 15th the AMC will hold its annual white coat ceremony welcoming a new group of young veterinarians to AMC. These veterinarians were selected from a pool of hundreds of the...

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    June 10, 2010

    Pet Food Recalls

    Yesterday, the Iams Company voluntarily recalled Iams ProActive Health canned cat and kitten food – all varieties of 3 oz & 5.5 oz cans (date on the bottom of the can is...

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  • Misc Responsible Pet Ownership
    June 07, 2010

    Making Difficult Decisions for Your Pet

    Making certain decisions for your pet can be pretty simple. Yes, I give heartworm medication every month, because the drug is effective and much safer than treating my dog for heartworms. Yes,...

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  • Wellness
    June 01, 2010

    Summer Pet Hazards

    As the weather warms up, everyone, including the family pet, wants to spend more time outdoors. Fresh air, sunshine and more opportunity to exercise are just a few of the benefits of...

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  • Integrative and Rehabilitative Medicine
    May 24, 2010

    Treating Pets with Acupuncture

    What is acupuncture? Developed in China over 3,000 years ago, acupuncture uses small needles inserted into specific points on the body to achieve a desired healing effect. This technique has been used...

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    May 17, 2010

    National Dog Bite Prevention Week: May 16-22, 2010

    The most recent data from the New York City Department of Heath and Mental Hygiene indicates that 3,452 New Yorkers reported being bitten by a dog in 2007 and 3,598 in 2008....

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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