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November 30, 2022 Oncology

How AMC’s New Radiation Therapy Machine is Benefiting Pets with Cancer

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted “indolent” lymphomas in veterinary patients,...

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    AMC's Ann Hohenhaus recording her "Ask the Vet" radio show for SIRIUS XM
    December 30, 2020

    The Top Viral Trending Animals of 2020

    Once a month, I record “Ask the Vet” for SiriusXM Stars, Channel 109. The program always includes an animal trending on social media, in the mainstream news or from another media outlet....

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    A veterinarian and a dog celebrate Hanukkah
    December 23, 2020

    The Holiday Spirit is Alive and Well at AMC

    Social distancing continues at the Animal Medical Center, preventing all but a few pet families from coming into the building. For those waiting for their favorite fur, feather or scale person in...

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  • Avian and Exotics
    An x-ray of a turtle
    December 16, 2020

    Pet Turtles: What You Need to Know

    In addition to dogs and cats, the veterinarians at AMC care for amphibians, birds, reptiles and small mammals like hamsters and guinea pigs. In AMC-speak, we call them “Exotic Pets.” Turtles are...

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  • Pet Safety
    A dog looks at two holiday cocktails on a table
    December 09, 2020

    The Top Winter Holiday Hazards for Pets in a Pandemic

    In past holiday seasons, I have written about a variety of holiday-specific dangers: electric cords, candles, party fare, gift wrap and ribbon. I’ve also written about chocolate poisoning and toxic floral arrangements....

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    Two veterinary professionals examine a dog
    December 02, 2020

    Update on New York City Bordetella Vaccination Requirements

    Clients of the Animal Medical Center may have noticed a change in the frequency for their dog’s Bordetella vaccination reminder. Previously, reminders were sent every 6 months. Now, like most other vaccinations,...

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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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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.

Email AskTheVet@amcny.org to have your pet questions answered on an upcoming podcast episode!

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus of the Animal Medical Center in New York City