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July 15, 2020 Responsible Pet Ownership

Making a Specialist Visit Special during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Several years ago, I wrote a blog post about how pet families could get the most out of seeing a board-certified veterinary specialist. Based on recent information provided by the pet insurance...

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    June 15, 2009

    Flea & Tick Treatments: Are They Safe or Not?

    You may have heard or read recent media reports about pet owners who believe their animals have experienced harmful side effects from the use of “spot on” or “top spot” flea and...

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    June 01, 2009

    Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritic Pets

    Arthritis is an important disease in geriatric dogs and is also becoming more widely recognized in cats. Estimates indicate as many as one in five dogs will suffer from arthritis as they...

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    May 18, 2009

    Arthritis in Your Pet

    What is arthritis? Arthritis is “doctor speak” for inflammation of one or more joints. It can be caused by infections such as Lyme disease or other tick borne organisms. Uncommonly, aberrant responses...

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    May 11, 2009

    How to Prevent Dog Bites

    May 17-23 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week and The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is kicking it off on Saturday May 16th with “Don’t Be Ruff,” a dog safety fair at Asphalt...

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    May 04, 2009

    Celebrate National Pet Week, May 3-9, 2009

    This week is National Pet Week, but for some of us, every day is “Love Our Pet Day.” These days, many caring pet owners are being faced with difficult economic decisions. During...

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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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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 Vetstreet.com, 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