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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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    October 22, 2012

    Your Child and Animals: Advice to Parents

    As parents, we want to raise children who have a reverence for all living things, and what better way to educate them about animals than to spend a day at a petting...

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    October 17, 2012

    Dog Strollers: A Do or a Don’t?

    One of my most favorite things to do here in New York City is to walk in Central Park. Filled with beautiful trees, twittering birds, and, of course, dogs, Central Park provides...

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    October 12, 2012

    National Veterinary Technician Week 2012

    October 14- 20, is a celebration of the contributions to the healthcare of animals made by veterinary technicians. Often called “nurses,” these licensed professionals practice under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian....

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    October 10, 2012

    The Compounding Pharmacy Problem: What Pet Owners Should Know

    A rare form of human meningitis has recently been in the news. The outbreak, believed to stem from fungal contamination of a medication compounded to treat back pain, has resulted in several...

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    October 08, 2012

    Working Dogs Show Off at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

    Recently, some of my colleagues from The Animal Medical Center and I participated in the second annual Working Dog Expo at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in upper Manhattan. This unique event, sponsored...

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    October 03, 2012

    Misty of Chincoteague

    I spent my summer vacation at the beach looking for Misty and Stormy. You may think I was hoping to play beach volley ball with recently crowned Olympic three-peaters, but I was...

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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.