February 08, 2023 Emergency

The Amazing Case of the Bulletproof Dog

This month we’re celebrating the Emma and Georgina Bloomberg AMC to the Rescue Fund’s 10th Anniversary. Created to provide free or subsidized specialty care to rescue animals whose health is an obstacle...

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    April 13, 2022

    New Puppy FAQ: Socialization, Safety and Grooming

    Summer is just around the corner, and many people are considering adding a puppy to their family. Nice weather makes it easier to housebreak a puppy, get outside for exercise, and the...

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    April 06, 2022

    Dog Bite Injuries Are On The Rise: Here’s How to Keep Your Family Safe

    April 10-16 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Dog bites are a serious public health concern. Annually, in the United States, 2–3 people per 100,000 need hospital admission for dog bite injuries....

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  • Wellness
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    March 30, 2022

    Ivermectin: An Important Veterinary Medication

    April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and I think it’s a good time to talk about ivermectin. As you may recall, ivermectin was all over the news during the height of the pandemic...

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  • Nutrition
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    March 23, 2022

    How to Know If Your Pet Gained Pandemic Pounds

    The COVID-19 pandemic not only increased the number of pets we share our homes with, it also increased the weight of the pets we already had. A recent New York Times article...

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  • Emergency
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    March 16, 2022

    National Poison Prevention Week: Protect Your Pet

    The third week of March is National Poison Prevention Week. According to Dr. Tina Wismer, board-certified Veterinary Toxicologist and Medical Director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, most poisoning in pets...

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  • Internal Medicine
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    March 09, 2022

    CKD, BUN, USG, and AKI: How to Talk to Your Pet’s Veterinarian About Kidney Disease

    World Kidney Day is March 10 and the theme for 2022 is “Bridge the knowledge gap to better kidney care.” In this blogpost, I’ll help bridge the kidney care knowledge gap 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 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.

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