October 12, 2022 Vet Life

Jessica Mejia: AMC’s Tech of the Year on Being an LVT

October 10-16, 2022 is National Veterinary Technician Week and at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center we will be celebrating these critical members of the veterinary healthcare team with educational events, luncheons and...

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    An x-ray of an earbud in a dog's stomach
    August 25, 2021

    What happens when your dog eats your earbuds?

    According to Statista, in 2020, consumers purchased 233 million wireless “hearables” worldwide. The popularity of wireless earbuds is clearly on the rise, and the veterinarians at the Animal Medical Center can confirm...

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  • Avian and Exotics Misc
    A crowd in Central Park to watch Barry the Barred Owl
    August 18, 2021

    How Does an Owl Captivate New York: Barry the Barred Owl

    Being a casual birder, I was captivated last winter by the presence of a snowy owl in Central Park. The photo accompanying this blogpost was taken at the north end of the...

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  • Cats Dogs
    Cat looking into the camera and holding out it's paw for owner who is holding onto their paw
    August 11, 2021

    Are Dogs Left Handed and Cats Right Handed?

    Left handers day is this Friday, August 13th. Given that I am the daughter, wife, mother and sister of left handers, the day reminds me of my favorite family members. But what...

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  • Cats Pets and Family
    A cat reading a book
    August 04, 2021

    The Best Cat Books for All Ages, Recommended by a Veterinarian

    As the summer wanes, many of us will need a good book to read on vacation, at the beach or to add to our summer reading list to be handed in on...

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  • Cats Diet Dogs Everyday Medicine Wellness
    A dog sitting in the sun
    July 28, 2021

    Vitamin D and Pets: What You Need to Know

    When you visit your primary care physician, they’ll often test your body’s vitamin D level. Vitamin D deficiency is linked to an array of diverse disorders, such as osteoporosis, breast cancer and...

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    Veterinarians examine a dog
    July 21, 2021

    Emerging from 16 Months of Social Distancing

    I saw my first “real” clients in 16 months last week as AMC slowly starts to reopen to pet families (see our “About Your Visit” page for the latest protocols and policies)....

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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