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February 14, 2024 Surgery

What AMC’s New Surgical Institute Means for Your Pet

With great fanfare, the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center held a “leash cutting” ceremony to mark the grand opening of the Denise and Michael Kellen Institute for Surgical Care. The press release describes...

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  • Diet Dogs Internal Medicine
    A Bedlington Terrier
    August 30, 2023

    Canine Liver Disease and Elevated Copper Levels: What Dog Owners Need to Know

    There’s been a connection between canine liver disease and elevated levels of copper seen in a liver biopsy since the late 1970’s when veterinarians from the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, in collaboration...

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  • Internal Medicine Vet Life
    Veterinarians conducting research
    August 23, 2023

    Happy Birthday to the ACVIM and the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

    The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. ACVIM encompasses the veterinary specialties of oncology, neurology, internal medicine, cardiology and nutrition. As part of the celebration, the...

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  • Dogs Surgery
    Ann Hohenhaus examines a dog
    August 16, 2023

    Ask the Vet: Answers to Your Questions About Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome and Collapsing Trachea

    Every month on Ask the Vet, radio show and podcast I host in partnership with Sirius XM, I answer listener question that come into our email box at AskTheVet@amcny.org. This past month...

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  • Pets and Family Wellness
    A tick and a dog
    August 09, 2023

    Tickborne Illnesses Are On the Rise: What Pet Owners Need to Know

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have great information on their website to help all of us stay healthy. The site contains information on travel health, foodborne illnesses and descriptions of every...

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  • Dogs Emergency
    A veterinarian and assistant examine a dog
    August 02, 2023

    Canine Pyometra: What Dog Owners Need to Know

    Pyometra is one of those medical words veterinarians use that often require translation for pet families. Pyo- is from the Latin word for pus, and metra is Greek for uterus. Once you...

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  • Pets and Family
    A human hand embracing a dog's paw
    July 26, 2023

    Home Euthanasia: The Pros and Cons [2023 Update]

    The decision to euthanize a beloved pet is one of the most heart wrenching decisions pet lovers have to make. I am quite certain every pet family with an ill or aging...

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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 Director of Pet Health Information, she writes AMC’s weekly blog, hosts a monthly “Ask the Vet” podcast, and regularly speaks to national news media about animal health. 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 joined the influential World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Oncology Working Group, which she currently chairs.

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