Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

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Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs and Cats

Join us on Thursday, June 20th at 6PM ET as Dr. Jonathan Ferrari, Service Head of Surgical Oncology, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of mast cell tumors in pets.

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Pet Health Library

Lyme Disease in Dogs: Risk Factors, Signs, and Treatments

What you need to know about this bacterial infection that is transmitted through the bite of a tick.
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Sand Impaction in Dogs

Sand impaction is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when a dog ingests too much sand,...
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How-To Videos

How to Give Oral Medication to Your Cat

A step-by-step guide to giving oral medication to your cat.
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Pet Health Library

Eye Conditions in Dogs and Cats

Since your pet’s eyes are front and center, abnormalities of the eyes are easy to notice.
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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Here are 10 ways to help prevent separation anxiety in your dog.
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Arthritis (Osteoarthritis) in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis is the inflammation of joints. While it cannot be cured, it can be effectively managed.
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Children's Resources

Animal Diversity: Birds

Learn all about birds and understand why their feathers and beaks are so important!
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Cushing’s Disease in Pets

Pets with Cushing’s Disease, also known as hyperadrenocorticism, may experience a range of...
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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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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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