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November 30, 2022 Oncology

How AMC’s New Radiation Therapy Machine is Benefiting Pets with Cancer

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted “indolent” lymphomas in veterinary patients,...

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  • Vet Life
    A black lab in the snow
    February 23, 2022

    Where Are They Now: AMC Patients A Year Later

    The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s weekly blogposts are a snapshot in time of what is happening on East 62nd Street. Because they are just a snapshot, they are often incomplete stories of...

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  • Surgery
    Snake with eggs x-ray
    February 16, 2022

    World Spay Day 2022: What You Need to Know

    February 22 is World Spay Day. “Spay” is an interesting word, since it seems to have nothing to do with removing the ovaries and uterus of a female dog. According to Merriam-Webster...

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  • Cardiology
    Veterinarian listens to dog's heartbeat
    February 09, 2022

    How to Protect Your Pet’s Heart

    February is American Heart Month in recognition of the more than 600,000 Americans who die from heart disease every year. In a normal year, heart disease is the number one cause of...

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  • Dentistry
    Veterinarian with orange cat
    February 02, 2022

    Five Things to Know About Your Pet’s Annual Dental Exam

    February is Pet Dental Health Month. The foundation of good dental health in dogs and cats is a comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment plan, also known as a COHAT. For many...

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  • Wellness
    Kitten with an enriching feeding puzzle made from an egg carton
    January 26, 2022

    How to Keep Your Pet’s Mind Active and Healthy

    Many of us look at the new year as an opportunity to improve our health. Pet owners should consider the same for their pets. To help you get 2022 off on the...

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  • Wellness
    Dog exercising
    January 19, 2022

    Tips for Exercising Your Dog and Cat

    Many of us look at the new year as an opportunity to improve our health. Pet owners should consider the same for their pets. To help you get 2022 off on the...

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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, “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.

Email AskTheVet@amcny.org to have your pet questions answered on an upcoming podcast episode!

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