Tag Archives: dogs

How to Monitor Your Dog After TPLO Surgery

A dog after TPLO surgery

An important part of AMC’s mission is creating new knowledge. Our veterinarians advance the care and treatment of companion animals by conducting innovative clinical research and publishing their results in veterinary journals. This blogpost highlights research by AMC’s Surgery Department on one of our most common surgical procedures: the repair of torn cruciate ligaments.  A

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Dog Bite Injuries Are On The Rise: Here’s How to Keep Your Family Safe

A dog biting a woman's leg

April 10-16 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Dog bites are a serious public health concern. Annually, in the United States, 2–3 people per 100,000 need hospital admission for dog bite injuries. The annual incidence of bites in children under the age of 15 is 22 children per 1,000. The pandemic has exacerbated the issue,

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How to Know If Your Pet Gained Pandemic Pounds

grey cat sits on scales and licks mouth

The COVID-19 pandemic not only increased the number of pets we share our homes with, it also increased the weight of the pets we already had. A recent New York Times article describes the weight gain incurred by a number of pets during the pandemic. The experiences of these pets and their families provide some

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