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October 12, 2022 Vet Life

Jessica Mejia: AMC’s Tech of the Year on Being an LVT

October 10-16, 2022 is National Veterinary Technician Week and at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center we will be celebrating these critical members of the veterinary healthcare team with educational events, luncheons and...

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  • Surgery
    An x-ray of a total hip replacement
    May 04, 2022

    THR, DPO, FHO, TPLO and TTA: How to Talk to Your Veterinarian About Orthopedic Surgery

    AMC’s board-certified veterinary surgeons frequently repair the hips and knees of dogs and cats. Multiple procedures exist to correct torn ligaments, dislocated hips and improve a dog’s ability to walk when hip...

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  • Pet Insurance Pets and Family Responsible Pet Ownership
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    April 27, 2022

    Pet Insurance: What New Pet Owners Need to Know

    With pet ownership on the rise, many new pet parents are considering pet insurance for the first time. I answer some common questions in the blog post below. What insurance coverage does...

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  • Emergency
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    April 20, 2022

    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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  • Dogs Pets and Family
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    April 13, 2022

    New Puppy FAQ: Socialization, Safety and Grooming

    Summer is just around the corner, and many people are considering adding a puppy to their family. Nice weather makes it easier to housebreak a puppy, get outside for exercise, and the...

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  • Dogs Pets and Family
    A dog biting a woman's leg
    April 06, 2022

    Dog Bite Injuries Are On The Rise: Here’s How to Keep Your Family Safe

    April 10-16 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Dog bites are a serious public health concern. Annually, in the United States, 2–3 people per 100,000 need hospital admission for dog bite injuries....

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  • Wellness
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    March 30, 2022

    Ivermectin: An Important Veterinary Medication

    April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and I think it’s a good time to talk about ivermectin. As you may recall, ivermectin was all over the news during the height of the pandemic...

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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