February 08, 2023 Emergency

The Amazing Case of the Bulletproof Dog

This month we’re celebrating the Emma and Georgina Bloomberg AMC to the Rescue Fund’s 10th Anniversary. Created to provide free or subsidized specialty care to rescue animals whose health is an obstacle...

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    A dog sitting in the sun
    July 28, 2021

    Vitamin D and Pets: What You Need to Know

    When you visit your primary care physician, they’ll often test your body’s vitamin D level. Vitamin D deficiency is linked to an array of diverse disorders, such as osteoporosis, breast cancer and...

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  • Vet Life
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    July 21, 2021

    Emerging from 16 Months of Social Distancing

    I saw my first “real” clients in 16 months last week as AMC slowly starts to reopen to pet families (see our “About Your Visit” page for the latest protocols and policies)....

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  • Ophthalmology
    A blind cat
    July 14, 2021

    How to Care for a Blind Dog or Cat

    Certain medical conditions upset pet families more than others, an amputation of the tail or a limb, for example. Another is loss of vision in their pet. Pets lose vision for many...

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  • Dogs
    A pug licking its nose
    July 07, 2021

    What does it mean when dogs lick excessively?

    Photographs frequently capture the family dog licking the face of its delighted person. People frequently refer to this licking behavior as dog “kisses.” While everyone wants their dog to love them AND...

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  • Vet Life
    Dr. Laura Chadsey with her dog at AMC Cancer Institute
    June 30, 2021

    Celebrating the 2021 Intern Class at AMC: A Year of Adapting to Adapting

    The pandemic has sidelined many traditions and rites of passage, such as weddings, graduations and birthday parties. However, one tradition that has continued at the Animal Medical Center, despite the pandemic, is...

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  • Cats
    Kitten in an egg carton
    June 23, 2021

    Thinking Inside the Box: New Research into Cats’ Love of Boxes

    June is Adopt a Shelter Cat month. Every year to celebrate, I devote my blogposts in the month of June to our furry, feline friends. June was chosen as Adopt a Shelter...

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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