AMC in the News

Unveiling Animal Mummies

July 01, 2011 | Source: The Scientist Magazine

In preparation for an upcoming exhibition of Egyptian animal mummies, Brooklyn Museum curator Edward Bleiberg and conservationist Lisa Bruno joined forces with veterinary radiologist Anthony Fischetti to use one of the most powerful medical imaging tools—X-ray computed tomography (CT scan for short)—to reveal the inner secrets of mummified specimens in exquisite detail.

Pet Talk: Pets need protection from the heat too

June 22, 2011 | Source: USA Today

Article provides vital information about keeping your pets cool in the summer heat. The article focuses on the need to keep brachycephalic (snub-nosed) dogs especially cool, as they cannot cool themselves down as rapidly as other dogs.

Animals Did the Darndest Things

June 18, 2011 | Source: The New York Times

Dr. Anthony J. Fischetti, head of the diagnostic imaging service at The Animal Medical Center, examined animal mummies via CT scan — cats, birds, snakes, even baby crocodiles — hours after the artifacts were delivered from the Brooklyn Museum by truck. The museum acquired many of the objects, excavated from Egypt, in the first half … Continue reading Animals Did the Darndest Things

Best in (art) show

February 12, 2011 | Source: New York Post

Learn more about the 2011 Westminster poster and its artist. Proceeds from the sale of the poster benefit The AMC.

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