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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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    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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  • Everyday Medicine
    French Bulldog
    October 05, 2022

    Are mixed breed dogs healthier than purebred dogs?

    Veterinarians hear the question all the time: are mixed breed dogs healthier than purebred dogs? And of course, it is our business to know. Because there is much contradictory, and unreferenced, information...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    cute puppy
    September 28, 2022

    What’s in a Dog’s Anal Glands? Your Unusual Dog Questions Answered

    Even though I have been a veterinarian for most of my life, I am surprised on a daily basis with unexpected questions from pet families. Since my clients asked these questions, I...

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  • Pet Safety
    raccoon
    September 21, 2022

    Cautionary Tales of Rabies Encounters in New York City

    World Rabies Day is September 28th. Canine rabies was a major topic for veterinarians in 2021 due to a canine travel ban issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) after they...

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  • Pet Safety Pets and Family
    A veterinary professional kissing a dog
    September 14, 2022

    September is National Preparedness Month: How to Protect Your Pets

    September is National Preparedness Month. New Yorkers have faced many challenges over the past two decades, starting with 9/11, followed by Hurricane Sandy and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic. People and pets...

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  • Pets and Family
    A man hugging a dog in nature
    September 07, 2022

    Do Pets Grieve the Loss of Another Pet? The Answer is Yes!

    National Pet Memorial Day will fall on September 11th this year. This day is set aside to remember and honor the pets who have crossed the rainbow bridge in the previous year....

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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