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May 01, 2019 Blog Pet Safety Pets and Family Responsible Pet Ownership

Measles, distemper and how anti-vaccination movements are putting your pet at risk

The country is in the midst of a measles epidemic. As of the last week in April, over 600 cases have been reported in 23 states, including an outbreak right here in...

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    February 06, 2019

    Dental Don’ts in Celebration of National Pet Dental Month

    During a routine examination of your pet, your veterinarian will look in the mouth to assess his pearly whites. During National Pet Dental Month (every February), veterinarians and pet owners alike should...

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    January 30, 2019

    10 ways your family can enjoy animals without owning a pet

    In every family without a pet, there’s at least one child begging for one. But for health reasons, finances, travel or time in the daily schedule, a pet may not fit into...

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    January 23, 2019

    How to feed your cat

    Last fall, the American Association of Feline Practitioners released documents from an expert panel of feline specialists including a client brochure entitled “How to feed a cat.”...

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    January 16, 2019

    Everyday medicine: fecal analysis

    The 2011 American Veterinary Medical Association and American Animal Hospital Association Canine Preventive Healthcare Guidelines recommend a minimum of an annual fecal examination to diagnose intestinal parasites....

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    January 09, 2019

    Making your cat live to 100!

    This photo is my patient, Jake, celebrating his 18th birthday which is approximately 86 in cat years. But Jake is not my longest-lived patient, Sparky, an orange gentleman at 18 and...

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    January 02, 2019

    Winter hazards in your home

    Inclement weather brings all kinds of outdoor hazards for your pet: ice melt, toxic antifreeze on the street and stray voltage from corroded electrical wires....

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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.