Pet Stories

Pet stories profile AMC patients battling to regain health. Read and learn about their struggles, their spirit, and the innovative, state-of-the-art care provided by our compassionate veterinary experts.

February 28, 2022


The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is honored to partner with the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to treat their jaguar, Rico! Rico recently made the trip to the Schwarzman AMC ...

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  • AMC Living Legend, Tammi Terrell
    May 22, 2024

    Tammi Terrell

    A few years ago Tammi Terrell developed an autoimmune condition called IMHA and eventually went into remission. However, in January 2024, she collapsed and returned to AMC. She was hospitalized ...

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  • Mingming the Shih Tzu


    Mingming first came to AMC with an ulcerated intestinal mass that was causing her to be anemic. After initial hope that a series of blood transfusions could stabilize her for ...

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  • AMC's Dr. Django Martel with rescue cat Wednesday


     Wednesday was found on the street by AdvoCat Rescue having suffered an unknown trauma. Her jaw had been broken and healed in such a way that the jawbone fused ...

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  • Elsa the dog being held up by her owners for a picture at an AMC living legends event
    August 30, 2023


    It was a regular Saturday morning in early spring. A fresh coat of snow lay on the ground, when Charles brought his nine-year-old Shepherd mix, Elsa, to Fort Greene Park ...

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  • Wynton the cat sitting next to a closed window at home looking outside
    June 10, 2022


    Wynton is a strikingly handsome Russian Blue with inquisitive green eyes. He and his brother, Louis, are cool cats who were appropriately named after jazz greats because of their curiosity ...

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  • A kitten
    November 05, 2021


    Written by Kamir’s owner One day in 2003 a very broke Pratt art school kid in Brooklyn, NY rode their bicycle to one of their three part time jobs. When ...

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