Tag Archives: SARS-CoV-2

Why We’re Continuing to Wear Masks at AMC

A veterinarian with a puppy

Please Note: This is an evolving situation. We are closely monitoring the latest information provided by local and federal agencies, and our policy is subject to change as new policies are announced. On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control updated its mask guidance, surprising many. With a few exceptions, the CDC eliminated previous

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Celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Two veterinary professionals administer an IV

Next week is National Veterinary Technician Week, and its theme is This Is Who We Are, This Is What We Do. For this week’s blog post I will use the National Veterinary Technician Week’s theme to write about the AMC’s hardworking techs. This Is Who We Are In New York State, the proper title is Licensed

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First Dog Diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 Dies from Lymphoma: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

A microscopic view of a SARS-CoV-2 virus

A recent article in National Geographic profiles Buddy, the first dog in the United States to be diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2, who passed away from lymphoma on July 11. As a veterinary oncologist, I know firsthand the anguish that comes with the loss of a beloved pet to cancer. Pets are essential to our well-being, and

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