University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

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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.


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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.



Penn’s Veterinary Hospital Features Patients In New Billboard Campaign

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


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Hybrid Wild Cat Craze Causes A Stir

A pricey domestic hybrid cat breed that is a cross between a wild African cat and a domestic cat is becoming a very popular pet.



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.


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Pet Nutritionist Advises Against Giving Your Dog Chicken Jerky Snacks

Chicken jerky dog treats sourced from China have federal health officials urging caution as a link between the products and illness is being looked into. A local pet nutritionalist advises against giving your pet the dehydrated chicken product.



Penn Veterinary School Hosts Lecture On Cancer In Pets

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a free lecture Saturday morning called “Understanding Cancer and Cancer Treatments in Dogs and Cats.”