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April 20, 2022 Emergency

AMC’s Emergency Room Fast-Track Improves Wait Time and Client Satisfaction: A Recent Publication from AMC’s Emergency Department

The World’s Busiest Veterinary Emergency Room As the world’s largest non-profit hospital, located in the heart of bustling New York City, the AMC’s Emergency Room is one of the busiest veterinary emergency...

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  • Cardiology
    A veterinarian examines a dog
    February 17, 2021

    Celebrate American Heart Month with your Pet

    Valentine’s Day was last weekend and that holiday has me thinking of hearts. I’m not thinking of the chocolate-covered marshmallow type (although I gratefully accepted all bestowed upon me) – I’m thinking...

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  • Emergency
    A puppy with parvovirus
    February 10, 2021

    Is There a Parvovirus Epidemic in New York City?

    On top of the current COVID-19 pandemic, there seems to be a dog epidemic (an “epizootic”) of parvovirus going on in New York City. Over the summer, NYC veterinarians noticed a slight...

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  • Dentistry
    A feline dentistry patient
    February 03, 2021

    Pet Dental Health Month: Common Issues and Conditions

    February is National Pet Dental Month. Every year, veterinarians focus on oral health during this awareness month. Oral health is an important focus because, according to the American Animal Hospital Association, by...

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  • Diet Emergency
    A field of corn
    January 27, 2021

    Pet Food Related Aflatoxicosis: What You Need to Know

    There is an ongoing pet food recall for aflatoxin contamination. The Canine Review (TCR) has interviewed a number of dog owners whose dogs tragically died from eating the recalled food. The pet...

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  • Cats
    A cute cat on an exam table
    January 20, 2021

    How to Celebrate Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day 2021

    Do you ever get that feeling that your cat is trying to ask you a question? I do when she tilts her head a little to the right or maybe when she...

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    A veterinarian examines a dog
    January 13, 2021

    Influenza in Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

    In August, the New York Times warned of a “twindemic”: a seasonal influenza superimposed over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Doctors, local governments and the Centers for Disease Control all urged Americans to...

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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