Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

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Pet Health Library

Back-to-School Pet Safety

Your pet may be affected by the change in routine. How to ease the transition and keep pets safe.

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6th Annual Celebration of Life: Pet Memorial Event

We warmly invite you to join us for our 6th Annual Celebration of Life to remember the pets...
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Pet Health Library

Pain in Dogs and Cats

Be on the lookout for certain behaviors in dogs and cats that indicate they are in pain.
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Pet Health Library

Pain in Exotic Pets

Learn to recognize the signs of pain in exotic pets.
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Pet Health Library

Emergency and First Aid Kit Checklist

The best way to protect your pets is to include them in your family's emergency plan.
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Past Event

How to Make Your Cat Happy

Watch our webinar as Dr. Mikel Delgado teaches the science of a happy cat.
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Pet Health Library

Rabbit Care Guide

Learn the basics on caring for your pet rabbit.
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How-To Videos

How to Give Subcutaneous Fluids to Your Pet

A step-by-step guide to administering subcutaneous fluids to your pet.
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Children's Resources

How to Take Care of a Pet

A resource for young animal lovers to learn about what is needed to take care of a pet!
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Pet Health Library

Cherry Eye

Cherry eye results in a red, swollen mass near the inner eyelid that looks like a little cherry.
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Pet Health Library

What is Giardia?

Giardia can infect both people and pets and lead to diarrhea, bloody stool, and vomiting.
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Pet Health Library

Is Your Cat Straining to Urinate?

A urethral obstruction is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when the urethra is blocked.
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Pet Health Library

Spaying & Neutering in Dogs

Spaying and neutering are sterilization procedures that prevent a dog's ability to reproduce.
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If you have a question about pet health, we have the answer.

The Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) is the leading provider of pet health information. Our mission is to educate and empower pet owners and to promote the human-animal bond.

With AMC’s staff of over 130 doctors and the knowledge gained from more than a century of experience, we are uniquely positioned to deliver the most reliable and up-to-date information for all your pet health needs.

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Pet Health Library

Your A-to-Z guide to common conditions, clinical signs, and wellness tips.

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Children's Education

Resources for teachers and caregivers with children interested in veterinary medicine.

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Register for our upcoming events and watch video recordings of our past events.

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Pet Food Recalls

The latest information on recalls that may affect your beloved pet.

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How-To Videos

Step-by-step information about caring for your pets at home.

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