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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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    A team of veterinarians wearing masks stands around four ventilators
    April 29, 2020

    What’s the Difference Between COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2? A Pandemic Glossary for Pet Families

    The COVID-19 pandemic has filled every news story with words that were once familiar but are now fraught with nuance. What is the difference between infection and disease? Are SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19...

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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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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