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April 20, 2022 Emergency

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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    A French bulldog with holiday gifts
    December 08, 2021

    Looking for a Holiday Gift for your Cat or Dog?

    The holiday season is a great time to shower your pet with love, affection and of course, gifts! This year, I was lucky enough to talk to Andrew Darmohraj, the Executive Vice...

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  • One Health
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    December 01, 2021

    New Information on COVID-19 and Animals: Dogs, Cats and White-Tailed Deer

    A note on the omicron variant: as of the publication of this blog post, there is no information about the effect of the omicron variant on animals. We will provide updated guidance...

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  • Cats Pets and Family
    A toddler pets a cat outside
    November 24, 2021

    How to Raise a Child with a Cat Safely

    According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are over 58 million pet cats in the United States. Undoubtedly, many of these cats live in households with children, and the benefit of...

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  • Diet
    A cat eating from a cheese board
    November 17, 2021

    Why Cooking For Your Pet May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

    To me, nothing sounds better than a home cooked meal, and many of our pets can’t wait to get their paws on some table scraps, yet most pet owners feed their pet...

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  • Dogs Responsible Pet Ownership
    A dog wrapped in a blanket
    November 10, 2021

    Is there a flu season for dogs?

    I have been taking care of a new puppy patient who spends time in both New York City and Los Angeles. Since there is currently an outbreak of H3N2 canine influenza in...

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  • Oncology
    A dog receiving an injection
    November 03, 2021

    The Top 3 Myths about Cancer in Dogs and Cats

    November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Many pet parents are surprised when their furry friend is diagnosed with cancer because they don’t realize these devastating diseases affect dogs and cats (and most...

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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