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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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    A cat being examined by a veterinarian
    March 10, 2021

    New Treatments for Pets on the Horizon

    Most people know the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is charged with approving prescription drugs for people and all types of animals. What would surprise many pet owners is the...

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  • Internal Medicine
    A dog receiving hemodialysis
    March 03, 2021

    Hemodialysis in Dogs: What You Need to Know

    World Kidney Day 2021 is March 11th, but kidney health is not just for humans. Keeping your pet’s kidneys healthy is an important part of keeping your pet healthy. Dialysis, also called...

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  • Cardiology Neurology
    A historical illustration of bloodletting
    February 24, 2021

    Leeches, bloodletting, and phlebotomy in the 21st century

    Starting with the ancient Egyptians and continuing through the 19th century, bloodletting – the therapeutic removal of blood from the body – was a commonly practiced medical procedure. According to Hippocrates, illness...

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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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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