New Bolton Center Free Lecture on Pre-purchase Examinations
Monday, June 13, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 6:30-7:30 PM
[June 13, 2011; Kennett Square, PA] –On Tuesday, July 5th New Bolton Center will present Pre-purchase Examinations: the role of the veterinarian. The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA. The series offers the public open lectures on equine topics, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month.
The July 5th lecture will be a presented in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall by Midge Leitch, VMD, DACVS, a New Bolton Center staff veterinarian in the department of sports medicine. Dr. Leitch’s clinical emphasis is radiology.
The presentation will focus on what the expectations of both the buyer and the veterinarian might be for the pre-purchase exam. Dr. Leitch will also discuss the ways in which the pre-purchase exam can vary to meet the needs of prospective owners and with regard to individual horses, as well as the real possibility of resale if the horse doesn’t work out. She will also address what should be taken into account when considering going beyond the standard tests.
The First Tuesday lecture series offers New Bolton Center an opportunity to share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Upcoming lecture topics include Strangles (August) and Lyme, Potomac Horse Fever and Anaplasmosis (September).
For a complete list of scheduled lectures visit http://www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays.
Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
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