November 22, 2023 Dogs Traveling with Pets Wellness

What Dog Owners Should Know about Respiratory Illnesses

Lately, there have been a surprising number of stories in the news about respiratory illnesses in dogs. First, there is the mystery respiratory illness that has been dominating the veterinary news cycle....

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    April 27, 2022

    Pet Insurance: What New Pet Owners Need to Know

    With pet ownership on the rise, many new pet parents are considering pet insurance for the first time. I answer some common questions in the blog post below. What insurance ...

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    April 20, 2022

    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 ...

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    April 13, 2022

    New Puppy FAQ: Socialization, Safety and Grooming

    Summer is just around the corner, and many people are considering adding a puppy to their family. Nice weather makes it easier to housebreak a puppy, get outside for exercise, ...

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    April 06, 2022

    Dog Bite Injuries Are On The Rise: Here’s How to Keep Your Family Safe

    April 10-16 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Dog bites are a serious public health concern. Annually, in the United States, 2–3 people per 100,000 need hospital admission for dog ...

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    March 30, 2022

    Ivermectin: An Important Veterinary Medication

    April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and I think it’s a good time to talk about ivermectin. As you may recall, ivermectin was all over the news during the height of ...

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    March 23, 2022

    How to Know If Your Pet Gained Pandemic Pounds

    The COVID-19 pandemic not only increased the number of pets we share our homes with, it also increased the weight of the pets we already had. A recent New York ...

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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