August 09, 2023 Pets and Family Wellness

Tickborne Illnesses Are On the Rise: What Pet Owners Need to Know

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have great information on their website to help all of us stay healthy. The site contains information on travel health, foodborne illnesses and descriptions of every...

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    April 04, 2011

    How Common are Vaccine Reactions?

    Several weeks ago a reader wrote in to ask a question about a very serious vaccine reaction in her cat, and last week I received a panicked phone call from the owner...

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    March 31, 2011

    Could My Pet Die from Epilepsy?

    Learning a Lesson from Knut the Polar Bear I have loved zoos since I was a child when my mother used to take me to the Como Park Zoo in St. Paul,...

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    March 29, 2011

    Saying a Good Goodbye

    As a veterinarian for more than 25 years — and a pet owner — I know how difficult it is for pet owners to talk about or even ask about putting a...

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    March 24, 2011

    Heartworm Prevention

    Are heartworms becoming resistant to preventive medications? This week marks the first day of spring and for many dogs and cats, spring means a trip to the veterinarian’s office for a heartworm...

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    March 21, 2011

    Thinking Outside of the Box: Creative Medical Solutions

    Creative solutions to manage tough medical issues. My colleagues at The Animal Medical Center have recently come up with innovative solutions to two very interesting cases that I’d like to share with...

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    March 16, 2011

    Facebook Gets a Puppy

    Selecting Your New Puppy There is a new face on Facebook and it belongs to a dog. The dog, known as Beast, is not just any dog; he belongs to Mark Zuckerberg,...

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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