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November 30, 2022 Oncology

How AMC’s New Radiation Therapy Machine is Benefiting Pets with Cancer

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted “indolent” lymphomas in veterinary patients,...

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    The Radiation Oncology team at the Animal Medical Center with the service's new linear accelerator
    November 09, 2022

    How Veterinary Oncology has Changed in the Last 40 Years

    November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting all my November blogposts to the topic. Today’s post will take a look at the incredible...

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  • Surgery
    colorized CT angiogram
    November 02, 2022

    Medical Glue to the Rescue: Correcting Abnormal Blood Vessels

    An important part of AMC’s mission is creating new medical knowledge. Our veterinarians advance the care and treatment of companion animals by conducting innovative clinical research and publishing their results in veterinary...

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  • Cats
    A cat dressed up as a bat
    October 26, 2022

    Why We’re Afraid of Black Cats, Bats and Spiders on Halloween

    I start celebrating Halloween the minute the candy corn hit the shelves in September. And I’m not alone. This year, Americans will spend $10.6 billion dollars celebrating the holiday. While candy and...

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  • Diet Nutrition Vet Life
    A group of veterinarians touring a pet food manufacturing plant
    October 19, 2022

    How is Pet Food Made? With Lots of Safety Precautions!

    I recently experienced a first in my veterinary career: I was invited to tour a pet food manufacturing plant, along with a number of veterinary colleagues. The plant manufactures only dry food...

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  • Vet Life
    October 12, 2022

    Jessica Mejia: AMC’s Tech of the Year on Being an LVT

    October 10-16, 2022 is National Veterinary Technician Week and at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center we will be celebrating these critical members of the veterinary healthcare team with educational events, luncheons and...

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  • Everyday Medicine
    French Bulldog
    October 05, 2022

    Are mixed breed dogs healthier than purebred dogs?

    Veterinarians hear the question all the time: are mixed breed dogs healthier than purebred dogs? And of course, it is our business to know. Because there is much contradictory, and unreferenced, information...

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About the author

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus is a third-generation veterinarian, double board certified in Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine. As AMC’s official spokesperson, she is regularly featured in the national news media, writes extensively about animal health, and hosts a monthly radio show and podcast on Sirius, “Ask the Vet.” In addition, she has contributed widely to research articles and textbooks, lectures internationally, and has won prestigious awards for her work in both veterinary medicine and journalism. In 2021, she was selected to be a member of the influential World Small Animal Oncology Working Group.

Email AskTheVet@elrotativodeconcordia.com to have your pet questions answered on an upcoming podcast episode!

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus of the Animal Medical Center in New York City