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NYC’s Animal Medical Center Appoints New Internal Medicine Doctor Nahvid Etedali, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM) to Launch Dialysis Program at AMC

October 03, 2018

The Animal Medical Center today announced the appointment of Nahvid Etedali, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM) to Staff Doctor in its Internal Medicine Service. Dr. Etedali joins AMC with strong clinical experience and a specific focus on hemodialysis, hemoperfusion, and therapeutic plasma exchange. He will launch a dialysis program at AMC in 2019. Previously, Dr. Etedali served … Continue reading NYC’s Animal Medical Center Appoints New Internal Medicine Doctor Nahvid Etedali, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM) to Launch Dialysis Program at AMC

NYC’s Animal Medical Center Appoints Melissa D. Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, Head of Anesthesia & Pain Management

September 27, 2018

The Animal Medical Center (AMC) today announced the appointment of Melissa Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVAA to head its Anesthesia & Pain Management Service. Dr. Smith is board certified in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia with advanced training in pain management. This position is critical to AMC’s Level 1 status as an approved Veterinary Trauma Center, verified … Continue reading NYC’s Animal Medical Center Appoints Melissa D. Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, Head of Anesthesia & Pain Management

Animal Medical Center’s Dr. Philip Fox Receives the 2018 Excellence in Research Award from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and the Winn Feline Foundation

August 16, 2018

Recognized for a Distinguished Career in Research Excellence and Leadership of Animal Medical Center’s Caspary Research Institute (New York, N.Y. – August 16, 2018) Animal Medical Center’s (AMC) Dr. Philip Fox, Head of Cardiology and Director, Caspary Research Institute is the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Research Award from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation … Continue reading Animal Medical Center’s Dr. Philip Fox Receives the 2018 Excellence in Research Award from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and the Winn Feline Foundation

Animal Medical Center Welcomes 55th Intern Class at Annual White Coat Ceremony

June 25, 2018

25 Veterinary Interns Selected from 250 Applications, Will Train Across 17 Specialties in Prestigious Program (June 18, 2018 – New York, N.Y.) Animal Medical Center (AMC) hosted its 10th Annual White Coat Ceremony today, welcoming a new class of interns. The internship program, now in its 55th year, is among the most respected in veterinary … Continue reading Animal Medical Center Welcomes 55th Intern Class at Annual White Coat Ceremony

Animal Medical Center Hosts 10th Annual Living Legends Luncheon: Event Honors Companion Animals Who Overcame Major Health Challenges

May 22, 2018

(New York, N.Y. – May 22, 2018) The Animal Medical Center (AMC) held its 10th Annual Living Legends Luncheon today honoring companion animals who survived seemingly insurmountable health challenges because of their owners’ love and commitment, along with the exceptional care and treatment they received from the specialty veterinarians at AMC’s Integrative and Rehabilitative Medicine, … Continue reading Animal Medical Center Hosts 10th Annual Living Legends Luncheon: Event Honors Companion Animals Who Overcame Major Health Challenges

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Can Dogs Eat A Vegan Diet? New Research Shows That It Might Not Be The Best Idea

September 25, 2018 | Source: Bustle

“Unfortunately, most home cooked and even commercial vegan diets are not safe and healthy for dogs,” Dr. Carly Fox, staff doctor at NYC’s Animal Medical Center tells Bustle via email. “Since dogs process nutrients differently than people, they are at risk of not having a complete and balanced diet which can lead to irreversible medical conditions.”

Grieving a Pet: How to Cope With the Loss of a Dog

August 17, 2018 | Source: American Kennel Club

For anyone grieving the death of a pet, the pain can be overwhelming. Many dog owners view their canine companions as much more than an animal — to them, they’re members of the family. Losing your best friend is heartbreaking and can leave behind a profound sense of emptiness and loss.

The Latest Scourge of Central Park: ‘Zombie’ Raccoons

August 12, 2018 | Source: The Wall Street Journal

The zombies have taken Central Park. Nathan Gamble saw one cross a Manhattan street in broad daylight, brazenly cutting off tourists and horse carriages. Then it walked along a path.

Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers?

August 09, 2018 | Source: American Kennel Club

For pet owners, it can be difficult to keep track of which foods are harmful to dogs. For example, can dogs eat bell peppers? In this instance, the answer is yes. Bell peppers pack a punch when it comes to nutritional value for both you and your furry friend. “They’re not toxic, and they are … Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers?

Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?

August 03, 2018 | Source: American Kennel Club

Available all year-round and loaded with more vitamin C than an orange and more potassium than a banana, kiwi is a sweet fruit that tastes good and provides an abundance of nutritious benefits. But, can dogs eat kiwi? If you’re snacking on a kiwi, it’s perfectly fine to share with your dog. Just be mindful … Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?

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