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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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    September 28, 2012

    World Rabies Day 2012

    Today, Friday, September 28th is World Rabies Day. This annual event serves to increase awareness about rabies in both animals and humans. In the United States, human cases of rabies have dramatically...

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    September 27, 2012

    Protect Your Pet, Skip the Jerky Treats

    Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update to its ongoing investigation of animal illnesses linked to jerky style pet treats. One of The Animal Medical Center’s own, Dr. Richard...

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    September 24, 2012

    Plan, Prepare and Respond: Disaster Planning for Your Pet

    September is Disaster Preparedness Month. Whether it is a hurricane, flood, or fire, disasters affect every member of the family, pets included. To help the furred and feathered members of your family...

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    September 20, 2012

    Let’s Move: Simple Activities to Get Your Cats Moving

    First Lady Michelle Obama believes in physical activity as a way to combat childhood obesity in America. Her program, Let’s Move, aims to raise a healthier generation of kids. Americans are also...

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    September 17, 2012

    Dogs, cats and blood pressure

    When you visit the doctor, before our physician comes into an examination room, a nurse measures our weight, temperature and blood pressure. When your pet goes to the veterinarian, the nurse comes...

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    September 13, 2012

    I Took My Kittens to the Vet: My View From the Other Side of the Table

    I did something new last week: I took my kittens to the veterinarian! Since my father was a veterinarian, he cared for my childhood pets and, of course, I and my colleagues...

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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.