AMC in the News

Running With My New Pup

July 29, 2017 | Source: The New York Times

“You can’t just run a half marathon with a dog that’s never run before,” said Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, who suggests treating a new-to-running dog like a new-to-running human. They’ll need time to build up speed and distance because “they have the same type … Continue reading Running With My New Pup

These dogs are using prosthetic legs to help them walk

July 04, 2017 | Source: New York Post

A 7-year-old German shepherd dog named Star has some new pep in her step. She lost part of her right hind leg at birth, leaving her unable to walk comfortably. Then two months ago she was fitted with a customized prosthetic leg. Star’s owner, Elaine Diasparra, says the difference has been drastic.

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