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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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  • Responsible Pet Ownership
    A woman with her dog in a red cart
    August 10, 2022

    How to Choose a Veterinary Clinic in 2022

    The pandemic has created a high demand for veterinary services. In response, a variety of new veterinary clinics have popped up in New York City and beyond. Some offer wellness care, some...

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  • Diagnostic Imaging
    Veterinarian studies an x-ray
    August 03, 2022

    AMC Loves Radiology and This is Why

    Although they’re out of view of many clients, the Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Service is vital to the everyday functioning of the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center. Animals can’t tell us what’s wrong...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    Dog receiving a vaccination
    July 27, 2022

    Does a titer test mean my pet doesn’t need vaccines?

    I just finished reading Splendid Solution about Dr. Jonas Salk’s quest to develop a polio vaccine in the years following World War II. The vaccine’s development was considered a medical miracle, protecting...

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  • Dogs Internal Medicine
    A black lab lying on a floor
    July 21, 2022

    Recognizing Laryngeal Paralysis (Lar Par) in Your Dog

    Today’s blogpost is inspired by four recent patients with a shared condition: laryngeal paralysis, sometimes referred to colloquially as “lar par.” Many pet owners are not familiar with laryngeal paralysis, so I...

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  • Dogs Surgery
    Hudson the dog
    July 14, 2022

    My Dog Has a Fatty Tumor, Now What?

    Some of my blogposts are more popular than others. For instance, a blogpost I wrote about fatty tumors, or lipomas, in dogs was the top blogpost of 2018 and has continued to...

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  • Dogs Surgery
    A dog after TPLO surgery
    July 08, 2022

    How to Monitor Your Dog After TPLO Surgery

    An important part of AMC’s mission is creating new knowledge. Our veterinarians advance the care and treatment of companion animals by conducting innovative clinical research and publishing their results in veterinary journals....

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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