Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

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Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

Join us on Wednesday, June 28th at 6pm ET as AMC's Dr. Daniel Spector, Specialist in Surgery, discusses the clinical signs of Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome and how it can be treated.

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Past Event

Travel and Summer Safety

Important factors to consider when traveling with pets so you can avoid a surprise trip to the ER.
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Pet Health Library

Tracheal Collapse in Dogs

Exacerbated by the summer heat, tracheal collapse is a disease that causes breathing difficulties.
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Pet Health Library

Is There Blood in Your Pet's Urine?

While there are many possible causes, bloody urine is often due to inflammation or infection.
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Pet Health Library

Pet Insurance

With so many different types of insurance plans, it can be difficult to find the right one.
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Pet Health Library

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid glands produce too much of the hormone thyroxine (T4).
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Less Than 5% of Pet Owners Know How to Handle Pet Food Safely. Do You?

I started 2022 with my suggestions for choosing the right food for your pet. This week I want to...
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Children's Resources

How to Become a Veterinarian

Learn what you can do to help your child on their journey to becoming a veterinarian!
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Pet Health Library

Guinea Pig Care Guide

Learn the basics on caring for your pet guinea pig.
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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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