Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

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Pet Health Library

Does Your Dog Need a Flu Shot?

How to protect your dog against canine influenza

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Pet Health Library

Why is My Dog Shaking?

Reasons why your dog may be shaking, and when to see a veterinarian.
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Pet Health Library

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

How is it managed and can it be prevented?
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Pet Health Library

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHDV2)

Protecting your pet against this highly contagious and usually fatal virus.
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Pet Health Library

Diarrhea: Causes and Treatments

What causes it and how to tell if your dog's stool is "normal."
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Children's Resources

Veterinary Specialty: Toxicology

Explore the field of veterinary toxicology and learn which products are toxic to pets!
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Schwarzman AMC’s Book Club — SIT, STAY, HEAL by Dr. Renée Alsarraf

Join us on 12/14 at 6pm ET to welcome veterinary oncologist and author Dr. Renée Alsarraf to...
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Pet Health Library

Fever in Dogs in Cats

How to know if your pet has a fever, and when to see a veterinarian.
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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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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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