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A dog enjoys the shade at Schuylkill River Dog Park. (credit: Kristen Johanson)

Excessive Heat Poses Serious Danger To Pets

With the hot and humid temperatures gripping the Philadelphia region, it feels like the dog days of summer. Many people are trying to keep cool in air conditioned homes and swimming pools — but what about the pups?

06/13/2015

("Nero" gets an eye exam from Dr. Gus Aguirre at Penn Vet.   Photo by John McDevitt)

At Penn Vet This Month, Free Eye Exams For Service Dogs

“We want to check the puppies before a huge effort is spent in training,” explains Dr. Gus Aguirre.

05/20/2015

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Vets Remind Cat Owners To Keep Pets Away From Easter Lilies

It’s that time of year when veterinarians remind cat owners to keep their furry friends away from Easter Lilies as they could be lethal.

04/02/2015

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New Penn Vet Program Provides Life-Saving Care For Shelter Dogs

The city’s most vulnerable dogs are getting the medical help they need thanks to Penn Vet’s Shelter Dog Specialty Medical Treatment Project.

03/22/2015

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Veterinarians Gather For Penn Vet’s Annual Conference

Hundreds of veterinarians from across the country are attending a three-day, continuing education conference in center city, run by the University of Pennsylvania’s school of veterinary medicine.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

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Dogs With Chronic Gastrointestinal Problems Needed For New Penn Vet Clinical Trial

Dogs with chronic symptoms such as diarrhea and/or vomiting may be eligible.

02/28/2015

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2 Penn Vet Students Make Forbes’ List Of ’30 Under 30′

According to the school, Dr. Nikki Wright, 28, and Dr. Lisa Gretebeck, 26, made the list for co-founding an organization that provides sustainable animal husbandry training and resources to families living in rural Haiti.

01/09/2015

(Bretagne is trained to paw at her owner, Wayne Mowry, a diabetic, when his blood sugar seems too low.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center Shows Off 3 Exceptional Graduates

Today was graduation today for some special dogs who will go on to do some special work.

10/28/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Penn Vet Hosts Symposium Discussing Connections Between Humans And Ecosystem When It Comes To The Spread Of Viruses

Penn Vet is hosting a symposium Thursday discussing interactions between humans, animals, and the enviroment, when it comes to the spread of viruses.

10/15/2014

(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

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