Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

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Stress & Anxiety in Pets

Join us on April 20th at 6pm ET as veterinary behavior experts Dr. Kate Anderson and Dr. Pamela Perry discuss stress and anxiety in pets.

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Pet Health Library

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is a potentially deadly, but preventable, infection transferred by mosquitos.
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Children's Resources

Dog Bite Prevention

Learn how to keep you and your child safe during Dog Bite Prevention Week April 9-15.
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Past Event

First Aid for Pets: How to Prepare for the Unexpected

Learn basic first aid for dogs and cats with Dr. Ann Marie Zollo.
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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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Pet Health Library

High Rise Syndrome in Cats

While cats are famous for landing on their feet, they don’t always stick their landing.
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Past Event

Canine Conditioning: Exercises for Your Dog

You don’t need a large space to give your dog a good workout!
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How-To Videos

How to do Bladder Expressions on Your Pet

A step-by-step guide on how to perform bladder expressions on your pet
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Pet Health Library

Lyme Disease: 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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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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