Santa Claus is coming to Penn Vet, and the public is invited to bring pets to get their pictures taken with him.
There were four contest winners: a rabbit, a cat, and two dogs.
About 25 middle school students are participating in the Canine Handler Academy, organized by Penn’s veterinary school.
Volunteers armed with screw guns, saws, and hammers followed blue prints to create ladders, boxes and other complex contraptions for the animals.
A new technology in fighting cancer in dogs is being tested in clinical trials at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dogs with specific cancers are needed for the study.
Dr, Deborah Mandell says the biggest problem she sees coming into the emergency room is pets — mostly dogs — who have eaten chocolate.
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.
A mobile unit making its way throughout the country will stop at the Seger park located at 11th between Lombard and South Streets to educate dog owners about canine heart disease. Exams are on a first come first serve basis.