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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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    A kitten in a blanket
    November 25, 2020

    3 Reasons To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

    COVID-19 and Pets Reminder: Although there is no evidence pets can spread COVID-19, they can, in rare instances, contract the disease. The CDC’s holiday guidelines remind us that social distancing applies to pets too! Limit...

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  • Oncology Pets and Family
    A man hugging a dog
    November 18, 2020

    Pet Cancer and Caregiver Burden: You Are Not Alone

    November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in ten dogs will have a new diagnosis of cancer in any given year. The numbers for cancer...

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  • Oncology
    An x-ray of osteosarcoma in a dog
    November 11, 2020

    Bone Cancer in Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

    November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in ten dogs will have a new diagnosis of cancer in any given year. The numbers for cancer...

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  • Oncology
    A graph showing skin cancer rates in dogs and cats
    November 04, 2020

    Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog and Cat

    November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in ten dogs will have a new diagnosis of cancer in any given year. The numbers for cancer...

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  • Misc
    A cat in a veterinary clinic
    October 28, 2020

    Amazing AMC to the Rescue Success Stories

    The Animal Medical Center has several Community Funds that provide financial support to pet families in need. AMC to the Rescue is one of those Community Funds, but it’s different than the...

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  • Responsible Pet Ownership
    A Kitten Wearing a Halloween Costume
    October 21, 2020

    The Hidden Risks of a COVID Halloween for Pets

    Halloween will be different this year because of the coronavirus. For the safety of human family members, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lists Halloween activities with low, moderate and high risk....

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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