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Penn Vet is a global leader in veterinary medicine education, research, and clinical care, with hospitals in Philadelphia and Kennett Square, PA.
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There's an excessive heat warning for the Philadelphia region through the weekend. Help your pets beat the heat with these important tips from Penn Vet! Download a PDF here:
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Penn Vet Jul 16
With fossils from more than 80 individual , Auroraceratops rugosus, an early horned dinosaur described by a team led by Penn Vet's Dr. Peter Dodson, is one of the best represented dinosaur species ever found. Read more at
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Penn Vet Jul 10
Xylitol is a common sugar substitute in peanut butter, sugar-free desserts, gum, mouthwash, toothpaste and chewable vitamins. Please check food labels as it can quickly kill dogs that ingest it.
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New Bolton Center Jul 9
From puncture wounds to abscesses, how exactly should you handle a sudden onset of ? 's chief farrier Patrick Reilly and surgeon Dr. David Levine talk about how to triage with :
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Penn Vet Jul 9
Ryan Hospital nutritionist Dr. Kathryn Michel weighs in on what to feed your pets. Also provided are some veterinary nutrition resources.
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Penn Vet Jul 3
Do fireworks make your dog anxious or fearful? Ryan Hospital's Behavior Medicine Clinic has provided tips to help your dog feel safe during fireworks (and thunderstorms!) Download a PDF of our tips sheet here:
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Penn Vet Jul 2
Ryan Hospital cardiologist Dr. Anna Gelzer comments on the link between heart disease in dogs and grain-free diets.
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Penn Vet Jun 26
Using a naturally occurring species of mouse , a team led by Dr. Boris Striepen has developed a model for studying the that could advance development. Read more here:
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Penn Vet Jun 25
led by Dr Narayan Avadhani has found an enzyme that may be responsible for converting compounds from alcohol/tobacco into chemicals that trigger or advance disease. The discovery provides a new target for drug therapies.
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Penn Vet Jun 24
Penn Vet's Dr. Jennifer Punt is helping Penn undergraduates break new ground in canine immunology.
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Penn Vet Jun 20
“We are innately predisposed to respond with a kind of nurturing behavior towards certain physical characteristics,” says Penn Vet's Dr James Serpell. “Over time, [humans selected] for traits that satisfy that parental nurturing response.”
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Penn Vet Jun 19
A ‘bio-scoring’ system for mammary tumors, devised by a team led by Dr. Karin Sorenmo, gives veterinarians and pet owners a clearer way to plan treatment for . Read more at
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Penn Vet Jun 14
June is Immunotherapy Month and today is the Cancer Research Institute's Wear White for a Future Day. Faculty from Penn Vet and the Penn Vet Cancer Center are happy to participate and stand together for science and the search for immune based cures.
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Daniel Beiting Jun 14
Great turnout at our annual faculty retreat, with taking the stage to tell everyone about cryptosporidium
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Penn Vet Jun 10
If it exists in emergency medicine, we see it. We’re committed to providing world-class, cutting-edge critical care for our patients and their families. Help us help them beat the odds:
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Penn Vet Jun 4
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Penn Vet Jun 3
A lovebird sighted flying around South Philly made its way to Pennsylvania Hospital where it was taken in. They brought it to Ryan Hospital and Dr. La'Toya Latney examined the bird, giving it a clean bill of health. The lovebird has since been adopted by a loving family!
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Penn Vet May 24
Will you be traveling with your pet this Memorial Day weekend? Dr. Deborah Mandell, professor of emergency and critical care medicine, offers some summer safety tips for dogs.
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Penn Vet May 22
Giving animals on the brink of death a chance at life again. We’re committed to providing world-class, cutting-edge critical care for our patients and their families. Help us help them beat the odds:
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