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Argus Institute
​The Argus Institute is a specialized service offering client support within the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Founded in 1984, our unique program is one of the longest standing, most comprehensive programs of its kind. Our clinical counselors offer support to people who are facing difficult decisions regarding their pet's health and help them manage the challenges of caring for a sick animal.

How Can We Help You?

Integrated into your animal's medical team, we play many roles, including:
Advocate for You and Your Pet's Needs
  • Fostering the partnership with you and your veterinary care team
  • Facilitating decision-making
  • Providing updates during surgery and high-risk procedures
  • Navigating financial situations
  • Assisting during crises
Support for Individuals and Families
  • Quality-of-life assessment
  • Euthanasia decision-making
  • Support during euthanasia
  • Parent-child discussions
  • Grief counseling

 Upcoming Events

FRANK(TM): Veterinarian-Client Communication Workshop

July 26-27, 2014

• Enhance your communication skills
• Build client and team relationships
• Improve clinical outcomes in a highly experiential, 
  evidence-based curriculum

Click here for more information and to sign up for FRANK(TM) courses.

Register now - space is limited!