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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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    An x-ray of an intact tennis ball in the stomach of a Labrador retriever
    August 26, 2020

    Dogs and Tennis Balls: It’s Not Always a Match

    The US Open tennis championship begins next week at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, just across the East River from the Animal Medical Center. The Open is the...

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    A veterinary professional sits at an echocardiogram machine at the Animal Medical Center
    August 19, 2020

    Animal Hospitals vs. Human Hospitals

    When pet families make their first visit to the Animal Medical Center, many express surprise at the size of the facility and the comprehensive care we offer. More than once, I have...

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  • One Health Pet Safety Pets and Family Responsible Pet Ownership
    A raccoon holds the finger of 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 Pet Safety Wellness
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    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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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