Penn Vet Hosts Free Lecture in Newark, “Planting a Pet-Friendly Garden”
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Dr. Lisa Murphy slated to speak at Saturday, February 9 event
[February 5, 2013; Philadelphia, PA] – On Saturday, February 9 the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host a free, open-to-the-public lecture called “Planting a Pet-Friendly Garden,” at Tri-State Bird Rescue in Newark, DE.
Beginning at 10:00 AM, Dr. Lisa Murphy of Penn Vet’s Toxicology department will give a review of common ornamental trees, flowers, and shrubs that can be toxic and/or injurious to pets. She will also discuss potential hazards associated with yard and garden chemicals, such as mulches, fertilizers, and herbicides.
Who: Penn Vet, pet owners, interested members of the public.
What: Free lecture titled “Planting a Pet-Friendly Garden,” featuring Dr. Lisa Murphy of Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center.
Where: Tri-State Bird Rescue, located at 110 Possum Hollow Road, Newark, DE 19711.
When: Lecture beginning at 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 9, 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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