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July 15, 2020 Responsible Pet Ownership

Making a Specialist Visit Special during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Several years ago, I wrote a blog post about how pet families could get the most out of seeing a board-certified veterinary specialist. Based on recent information provided by the pet insurance...

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    A raccoon approaches a person on the street
    August 11, 2020

    Rabies Alert!

    I received a veterinary alert from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene last week. In the middle of a pandemic, you would think the topic of the alert...

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  • Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    A dog left in a parked car
    August 05, 2020

    What should you do if you find a dog in a parked car?

    Hopefully you will never find a dog in a parked car because dogs should never, ever be left in a parked car. But every summer, dogs die when the inside of a...

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  • One Health
    A microscopic view of a SARS-CoV-2 virus
    July 31, 2020

    First Dog Diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 Dies from Lymphoma: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

    A recent article in National Geographic profiles Buddy, the first dog in the United States to be diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2, who passed away from lymphoma on July 11. As a veterinary oncologist,...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    July 29, 2020

    Tick Time

    It is tick season on the East Coast. I had one of the little critters delivered to me in a sandwich bag just the other day. The owner had pulled it off...

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  • Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    A veterinary professional holds a pug in his arms
    July 22, 2020

    Bordetella Vaccinations in New York City

    One of my clients recently requested I change the expiration date on her dog’s vaccinations, specifically, the vaccination for Bordetella bronchiseptica. The request was made because she had heard that New York...

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  • Responsible Pet Ownership
    A pet owner picks up her dog from AMC's curbside pick-up service
    July 15, 2020

    Making a Specialist Visit Special during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Several years ago, I wrote a blog post about how pet families could get the most out of seeing a board-certified veterinary specialist. Based on recent information provided by the pet insurance...

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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