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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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    October 14, 2020

    SARS-CoV-2 in Dogs and Cats (Updated October, 2020)

    A note on terminology: COVID-19 is the name of the disease in humans. SARS-CoV-2 is the name of the virus and the name of the disease in animals. Shortly after SARS-CoV-2 was...

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    October 07, 2020

    Celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Next week is National Veterinary Technician Week, and its theme is This Is Who We Are, This Is What We Do. For this week’s blog post I will use the National Veterinary Technician...

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  • Responsible Pet Ownership
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    September 30, 2020

    Should You Amputate Your Pet’s Limb? Remove Your Pet’s Eye? Managing Emotional Decisions

    A note from the mom of Griffin the Tripawd (pictured here): Griffin was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in March 2020 and had his right forelimb amputated on April 2, 2020. Dr. Spector was...

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  • Responsible Pet Ownership
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    September 22, 2020

    Fecal Scoring Scale for Dogs and Cats Made Sweeter

    Veterinarians use a variety of numerical scales to assess patient problems in a more objective fashion. One of these scales is the feline grimace scale for pain, for example. But often these...

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  • One Health
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    September 16, 2020

    How to Protect Against Rat Bite Fever

    One of the most popular blog posts on the Animal Medical Center’s website is Rat Bite Fever and Pet Rats: How Concerned Should We Be? Recently, an epidemiologic study of rat bite...

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  • Dogs One Health Pet Safety Pets and Family
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    September 09, 2020

    How to Get the Skunk Smell Off Your Dog

    Last week, one of the callers to my radio show, “Ask the Vet” on SiriusXM Stars Channel 109, asked how to get the skunk spray smell off their dog. There are a...

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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