June 05, 2019 Emergency Pet Safety

The Top 5 Reasons Cats Visit AMC’s Emergency Room

June is Adopt-a Cat Month. For the entire month, I will devote my blog posts to issues important to feline families. Today’s post reviews the top causes of feline emergency room visits...

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    December 10, 2012

    The Bucket List…for Dogs

    For me, one of the most charming movies ever is the 2007 release “The Bucket List,” starring two of my favorite actors, Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. In the film, two dying...

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    December 05, 2012

    What’s On the Mind of Pet Owners?

    A recent survey of both pet owners and veterinarians interrogated the pet health issues each group thought were most important. In last week’s post, I discussed the issues from the veterinarian’s point...

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    November 30, 2012

    World AIDS Day 2012: Getting to Zero for Cats Too!

    The World Health Organization marks December 1st as World AIDS Day. For 2012, the chosen theme is “Getting to Zero.” World AIDS Day remembers those who have died from this terrible disease...

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    November 28, 2012

    What’s On Your Veterinarian’s Mind?

    A recent survey of both pet owners and veterinarians interrogated the pet health issues each group thought were most important. In this blog, I will write from the veterinarian’s point of view...

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    November 21, 2012

    National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

    November is a busy month. Not only is it National Diabetes Month, but it is also National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer and diabetes are two important diseases the veterinarians at The...

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    November 16, 2012

    Animals Were Affected by the Hurricane Too

    Hurricane Sandy created hardships for people living up and down the East Coast. Residents were displaced from their homes and sent to evacuation shelters or lived in flooded apartments, and life in...

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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, she served as a blogger for WebMD, and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine.

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus of the Animal Medical Center in New York City