Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

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Unidentified Canine Respiratory Illness: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Dog

On December 7th, 2023, AMC's Dr. Ann Hohenhaus led a webinar on the unidentified canine respiratory illness. Watch the video for the latest developments and to learn how to protect your dog.

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How to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Pet

Our pets are an important part of our families. A whopping 68% of American households share our...
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Does Your Dog Need a Flu Shot?

How to protect your dog against canine influenza.
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Pet Health Library

Kennel Cough

This highly contagious respiratory infection spreads in places where dogs are in close contact.
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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) encompasses several different conditions.
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Pet Health Library

8 Ways to Pet-Proof a Christmas Tree

If your holiday celebration includes a tree, be sure to take precautions to keep pets safe.
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Why Is My Pet Vomiting?

There are numerous reasons your pet may be vomiting.
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Children's Resources

Veterinary Specialty: Nutrition

Explore the field of veterinary nutrition and learn about the importance of nutrients for pets!
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Pet Health Library

Liver Shunt or Portosystemic Shunt (PSS)

A liver shunt is an abnormal blood vessel that bypasses blood around the liver.
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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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