Penn Vet Hosts Free Lecture, “Basic First Aid & Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet”
Thursday, November 01, 2012
Dr. Dana Clarke slated to speak at Saturday, November 10 event
[November 1, 2012; Philadelphia, PA] – On Saturday, November 10 the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host a free, open-to-the-public lecture called “Basic First Aid and Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet” at the Dog Training Club of Chester Co. in Exton, PA.
Beginning at 10:00 AM, Dr. Dana Clarke, lecturer of critical care and interventional radiology, will talk about basic first aid that can be performed on a pet in the event of an emergency. She will discuss what to look for as signs of an emergency and teach the owner safe restraint of their pet. Safe restraint is important so that the pet does not injure the owner or itself further. Dr. Clarke will also discuss basic patient assessment, CPR, and common emergencies.
Who: Penn Vet, dog and cat owners, interested members of the public.
What: Free lecture titled “Basic First Aid and Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet,” featuring Dr. Dana Clarke of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital.
Where: Dog Training Club of Chester Co., located at 880 Springdale Drive, Suite 100, Exton, PA 19341.
When: Lecture beginning at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 10, 2012 and ending at 11:30 AM.
To register: Registration is required as seating is limited. This lecture is appropriate for all ages, but participants are asked to not bring their pets. To register, contact Michelle Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.898.1480.
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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