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April 01, 2020 Emergency One Health

Social Distancing at the Animal Medical Center

New York City has been ground zero before and seems like we are ground zero again when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many New Yorkers, I’m fielding numerous calls and...

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    A French Bulldog with a newborn litter of puppies
    April 22, 2020

    What is “essential” veterinary care?

    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has instituted mandatory social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Officially, New York State is on PAUSE. Nonessential workers are working from home and essential...

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    A dog looks out a window
    April 15, 2020

    Keeping Your Pet Healthy While You Self-Quarantine

    During this trying time, most families are focused on the health of human family members and are taking precautions to avoid infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The family pet’s healthcare should not...

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    A dog stares at a computer screen
    April 08, 2020

    Useful and Interesting COVID-19 Articles

    Like everyone else, I’m spending more time than ever on the internet looking for information about the expanding COVID-19 pandemic, and friends and colleagues keep trading articles they find useful or interesting....

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    The front entrance to the Animal Medical Center of New York City
    April 01, 2020

    Social Distancing at the Animal Medical Center

    New York City has been ground zero before and seems like we are ground zero again when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many New Yorkers, I’m fielding numerous calls and...

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    A screenshot of a video in which Dr. Ann Hohenhaus answers questions about COVID-19 and pets
    March 23, 2020

    COVID-19 & Pets: Your Questions Answered

    This week’s blog post is a bit of a departure from our regularly scheduled programming. Since the current COVID-19 outbreak is at the front of everyone’s minds, I conducted a Facebook Live...

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    A labrador retriever in a field at dusk
    March 18, 2020

    Can my pet make me sick? Can I make my pet sick?

    The 2019n-COV virus from China, also known as the Wuhan coronavirus, has raised concerns about the role of pets as a source of infections or in the spread of infections. Thankfully, there...

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About the author

AMC’s blog is written by Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, a third generation veterinarian who received a BS from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and her DVM from Cornell University. She has achieved American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board certification in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine. Dr. Hohenhaus serves as the hospital’s spokesperson, speaking to national media outlets about issues related to veterinary medicine. In addition to AMC’s blog, she also writes for Vetstreet.com, she served as a blogger for WebMD, and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine.

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