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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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  • Everyday Medicine Pet Safety Wellness
    close up of a tick
    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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  • 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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  • Dogs Pet Safety
    Dogs play at a dog park in New York City
    July 08, 2020

    Dog Park Safety During COVID-19

    As cities and states relax stay at home orders, playgrounds and public spaces are once again open for enjoyment. In New York City, dogs are rejoicing because the dog parks, closed since...

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  • Dogs Emergency
    A bulldog at a summer event
    July 01, 2020

    Decreasing the Risk of Heatstroke in your Dog

    Summer is upon us, and with it comes the risk of heatstroke in our pets. Stay-at-home orders and global warming compound the risk of heat-related illness by keeping us indoors where it...

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  • Cats Diet Responsible Pet Ownership
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    June 24, 2020

    Medical Mythbusters: Feline Edition

    June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I have devoted all blogposts this...

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  • Cats Internal Medicine
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    June 17, 2020

    Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats and Subcutaneous Fluids

    June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I am going to devote all...

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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