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February 14, 2024 Surgery

What AMC’s New Surgical Institute Means for Your Pet

With great fanfare, the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center held a “leash cutting” ceremony to mark the grand opening of the Denise and Michael Kellen Institute for Surgical Care. The press release describes...

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    A pregnant dog
    September 20, 2010

    False Pregnancy in Dogs

    There has been a recurrent question on the WebMD Pet Health Community website lately. Although the question has been asked in several different ways, the dog owners asking the question ...

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    September 13, 2010

    Driving with Pets

    For those of us growing up with a passion for cats and late night TV, the highlight of the weekend was the newest episode of “Toonces, The Driving Cat” on ...

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    August 31, 2010

    Labor Day is No Picnic for Your Pet

    To celebrate or, more accurately, say a fond farewell to the end of summer, there will be millions of backyard barbecues over Labor Day weekend. Since our pets are members ...

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    August 24, 2010

    Give a Dog a Bone…Maybe Not!

    Because of the recent pet food recalls, I’ve been talking to pet owners more than usual about what they are feeding their pets. Some are nervous, worried their pet’s food ...

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  • Dogs
    little puppy being held by a vet
    August 16, 2010

    Parvovirus in Dogs

    Parvovirus has been in the news recently. In Rhode Island, the state veterinarian alerted dog owners to an increased number of parvovirus cases in the state. Parvovirus is a serious ...

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  • Pet Safety
    A cartoon of a dog and a mosquito
    August 10, 2010

    Mosquito Borne Illness and Pets

    Last week the news out of Florida reported fatal human infections with a virus typically found in horses, and pet owners were worried. Many asked the question, can my dog ...

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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 Director of Pet Health Information, she writes AMC’s weekly blog, hosts a monthly “Ask the Vet” podcast, and regularly speaks to national news media about animal health. 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 joined the influential World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Oncology Working Group, which she currently chairs.

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