AMC in the News

Can Dogs Eat Marshmallows?

July 06, 2018 | Source: American Kennel Club

Dr. Carly Fox, a staff doctor at New York City’s Animal Medical Center, says if the marshmallow has xylitol (an artificial sugar) as an ingredient, it is absolutely toxic to your dog and can be extremely harmful, even if ingested in small quantities. “Xylitol can cause dangerously low blood sugar, leading to seizures and even … Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Marshmallows?

Can Dogs Get High? The Dangerous Effects of Marijuana on Dogs

July 03, 2018 | Source: PetMD

Dr. Carly Fox, DVM, staff doctor at Animal Medical Center’s Emergency and Critical Care Service in New York City, explains that, “It’s rarely fatal.” But to reiterate, when a human ingests marijuana, they know what they signed up for. That is not the case with dogs, and they can end up becoming very sick.

Should I Bring My Dog to a Fourth of July Celebration? Things to Consider

July 02, 2018 | Source: American Kennel Club

It’s that time of year, when family and friends gather to celebrate Independence Day. Whether you’re going to a small, intimate gathering, or a larger party, there is bound to be a variety of foods, drinks, and, of course, fireworks throughout the day.

9 Summertime Dangers for Pets

July 01, 2018 | Source:

Summertime, and the living’s easy—well, for the most part. For pet owners, the warmer weather and great outdoors can bring about some unexpected dangers. While you’re enjoying the season with your four-legged friend, keep in mind these safety tips from Dr. Lisa Bazzle, a board-certified emergency and critical care specialist at New York City’s Animal … Continue reading 9 Summertime Dangers for Pets

7 Simple Vet-Approved Ways to Keep Your Pets Calm During Fireworks

June 29, 2018 | Source:

Before you fire up the grill on the Fourth of July, make sure your pet is taken care of. You know the drill: The fireworks start, and your pup starts pacing, panting, hiding, barking and panicking. How can you make him feel safe?

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