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Penn Vet

(Dr. Ronald Harty, in file photo provided by Penn Vet.  Photo by John Donges)

Penn Vet Research May Lead To Future Treatment For Deadly Ebola Virus

Dr. Ronald Harty and his team are studying the molecular workings of viruses, aiming to reduce their ability to spread infection.

08/05/2014

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Middle Schoolers Get a Taste of Dog Training in Penn Vet Program

Fourteen students from various middle schools are enrolled in the “canine handler academy” run by the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.

06/25/2014

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Local Animal Behaviorist Weighs In After Video Of Cat Saving Boy From Dog Attack Goes Viral

By Natasha Brown PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It is the viral video everyone is talking about — a cat comes to the aid of a little boy, scaring away a dog that went on the attack. […]

05/14/2014

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Penn Vet’s Large Animal Hospital Names Its “Foal Cam” Colt

The public has voted and now a special colt born at Penn Vet’s large animal hospital in Kennett Square has a name.

04/08/2014

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Test Tube Colt Born At Penn Vet’s Large Animal Hospital Has 4 Fractured Ribs

Dr. Palmer says because of the injuries the colt will have to remain confined to his stall for the next 30 days. He hopes the fractures will heal by themselves.

04/01/2014

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Penn Vet’s Large Animal Hospital Activates ‘Foal Cam’ Today

You’ll be able to log on and monitor a pregnant mare who was artificially inseminated and witness the birth of a special foal.

02/26/2014

(Officer Cory Fox, second from left, with Kaiserin; Officer Javier Class, right, with Ronnie.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Two New Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Join SEPTA Police Force

The dogs will now go through SEPTA explosives training class, and will go into in the field in mid-April.

02/12/2014

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Tips On Keeping Pets Safe In Cold Weather

While humans are dealing with the dangerous temperatures, it is also very important to remember our pets during this bitter blast.

01/07/2014

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Penn Vet Warning Pet Owners About Potential Holiday Hazards

It might be the most wonderful time of the year for humans, but it certainly isn’t for pets.

12/16/2013

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Cat Set On Fire Leaves Hospital For New Home With Philadelphia Firefighter

After a brush with death, a friendly cat has a new owner, and a new lease on life.

12/12/2013

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Pets Get A Photo Op With ‘Santa Paws’

Santa Claus is coming to Penn Vet, and the public is invited to bring pets to get their pictures taken with him.

12/01/2013

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Penn’s Veterinary Hospital Features Patients In New Billboard Campaign

There were four contest winners: a rabbit, a cat, and two dogs.

11/13/2013

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Area Middle-Schoolers Get Insider’s Look at How Working Dogs Work

About 25 middle school students are participating in the Canine Handler Academy, organized by Penn’s veterinary school.

07/11/2013

Detection dog McBain eagerly awaits an opportunity to play on his new toys. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Penn Vet, Home Depot Partner To Build Detection Dog Facility in Philadelphia

Volunteers armed with screw guns, saws, and hammers followed blue prints to create ladders, boxes and other complex contraptions for the animals.

03/23/2013

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Penn Vets Testing New Cancer Treatment In Dogs

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.

06/28/2012

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