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

Heatstroke in Dogs: How to Recognize It and What to Do Next

If an overheated pet is not cooled down quickly, serious complications can occur.
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Keeping Your Dog Safe by the Pool [2024 Update]

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center ER has its share of drama. Last summer, a dog family was at...
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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

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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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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Keep Kids Engaged with Animal-Based Activities This Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and many parents will be looking for activities to occupy...
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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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Children's Resources

Animal Diversity: Fish

Learn all about fish and their unique adaptations for living underwater!
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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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