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May 27, 2021 One Health

Why We’re Continuing to Wear Masks at AMC

Please Note: This is an evolving situation. We are closely monitoring the latest information provided by local and federal agencies, and our policy is subject to change as new policies are announced....

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    March 30, 2010

    Flea and Tick Medication Update

    In the June 5, 2009 AMC blog, “Flea & Tick Treatments: Are They Safe or Not?,” I wrote about the investigation of “top-spot” or “spot on” flea and tick preventatives by the...

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  • Dogs Surgery
    A diagram of a dog's knee
    March 23, 2010

    Orthopedic Disorders – Hip Disorders

    *The following was originally printed in the Metropolitan Dog Club’s 2010 Blue Book. Charlie, a 5 year old mixed breed was Sharon’s best pal and exercise buddy. Together the two would jog...

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  • One Health
    A map of rabies incidents in New York City
    March 16, 2010

    Rabies in NYC

    Rabies is on the move in New York City (NYC). Last summer, five rabid raccoons were identified in NYC – four in the Bronx and one in Manhattan’s Inwood Park. By fall,...

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  • Cats Oncology
    Examining a cat's mouth
    February 22, 2010

    Feline Oral Cancer

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month and complete oral health involves not only dental hygiene, but also monitoring the oral cavity for other problems such as cancer. Oral cancer accounts for...

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  • Dentistry
    up close of dog teeth showing where one is broken
    February 08, 2010

    Broken Teeth

    Like people, our pets are prone to dental disease. Pet Dental Month, in February, focuses on the importance of controlling and preventing dental disease in our cats and dogs. Untreated dental disease...

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  • Wellness
    January 20, 2010

    Taking Better Care of Our Cats

    It seems that cats are getting the short end of the stick when it comes to veterinary care. Research has shown that cat owners are taking their cats to the vet less...

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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 XM Stars Channel 109, “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.

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