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Dr. Cynthia Otto

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Penn Vet School Opens New Center For Training, Studying ‘Working’ Dogs

Penn’s veterinary school has opened a center in Grays Ferry for developing working dogs.


(Mike Scott and his dog, Billy, search through rubble for victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.  Credit: Andrea Booher/ FEMA/ Getty Images)

Univ. of Pa. Veterinarian Studying 9/11 Aftereffects On Rescue Dogs

Dr. Cynthia Otto is an associate professor at the University Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine who created the “Working Dog Center” at Penn Vet. She is also a member of a FEMA search-and-rescue team.