November 22, 2023 Dogs Traveling with Pets Wellness

What Dog Owners Should Know about Respiratory Illnesses

Lately, there have been a surprising number of stories in the news about respiratory illnesses in dogs. First, there is the mystery respiratory illness that has been dominating the veterinary news cycle....

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  • Cardiology
    Listening to a dog's heart
    January 04, 2023

    Understanding the FDA Update on Non-Hereditary Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Dogs

    In July 2018, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began investigating reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods, many labeled as “grain-free” and ...

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  • Vet Life
    Dr. Ann Hohenhaus with a dog and a notepad on a couch
    December 28, 2022

    What Makes a Good Pet Health Blogpost? Looking Back at Our Top Posts from 2022

    The coming of a new year makes us take stock of the prior year. Here at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, we reviewed our top blogposts for 2022 and over ...

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  • Pets and Family
    A black lab in front of a Christmas tree
    December 21, 2022

    How to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Pet

    Our pets are an important part of our families. A whopping 68% of American households share our homes with pets. Many of us take our pets on vacation, and more ...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    dog on grass
    December 14, 2022

    What Pet Owners Should Know about Flea and Tick Medications

    When I was at a recent veterinary conference, I picked up some flyers on flea and tick preventatives. There are now so many products on the market with different combinations ...

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  • Vet Life
    Camelids in Peru
    December 07, 2022

    The Animals of Peru as Seen by a Veterinarian

    I was lucky to be invited to speak at the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Congress in Lima, Peru in October. During the conference, I decided to make a couple ...

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  • Oncology
    AMC's new linear accelerator radiation therapy machine
    November 30, 2022

    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 ...

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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 Director of Pet Health Information, she writes AMC’s weekly blog, hosts a monthly “Ask the Vet” podcast, and regularly speaks to national news media about animal health. 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 joined the influential World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Oncology Working Group, which she currently chairs.

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