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Pig in surgery at New Bolton Center

New Bolton Center performs surgery on a pig injured by a hunting arrow

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Commencement 2014

The Class of 2014 graduates from Penn Vet!

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Student Research Day

Student Research Day

Students present their research projects to faculty in oral and poster presentations.

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Penn Vet students learn about camelids.

Treating animals large and small

Fourth-year students work with our teaching alpaca during an anesthesia lab.

New Bolton Center, bred for excellence

Our history is our pedigree

Our internal medicine team has been treating large animals successfully for 130 years.

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World-Class Equine Surgery

World-Class Equine Surgery

Dr. Dean Richardson, orthopedic surgeon, in the Kline Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Center.

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Our passion is our pedigree

Our passion is our pedigree

Our sports medicine faculty-clinicians are world leaders in equine sports medicine.

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Our experience is our pedigree

Our experience is our pedigree

Our Emergency & Critical Care specialists are dual board-certified.

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White Coat Ceremony 2013

White Coat Ceremony 2013

Third-year students mark the beginning of clinical rotations.

Penn Vet's Dr. Galban, neurosurgeon, uses latest 3D technology.

Innovative surgical approaches

Our neurologists can print 3D models to help patients

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Radiology lab

Radiology lab

Students learn how to read different types of radiographs.

Reptile care at Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital

We treat the largest and the smallest equally

At Ryan Hospital, we treat more than just cats and dogs.

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Committed to innovative educational programs

Committed to innovative educational programs

Access to numerous resources, both printed and online.

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A diverse and engaged community

A diverse and engaged community

Students engage in and out of the classroom.

FOX & Friends visit

FOX & Friends visit

FOX & Friends made a follow-up visit to the Working Dog Center to see how the program has grown.

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Investigating the microbiome

Investigating the microbiome

Probing genetic elements and environmental interactions.

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Understanding the nature of disease

Understanding the nature of disease

Advancing the field of veterinary science.

Unconditional love, unparalleled expertise

Unconditional love, unparalleled expertise

The Ryan Hospital ICU is staffed 24 hours a day.

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Research breakthroughs every day

Research breakthroughs every day

At Penn Vet, we see things differently.

Ryan Hospital's clinical team care for a canine patient.

Hands-on healing

Our wards nurses take that extra step in caring for our patients.

Setting the standard in clinical care

Setting the standard in clinical care

Penn Vet students take part in clinical rotation in Emergency & Critical Care at Ryan Hospital.

We care deeply about life

We care deeply about life

Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit saves mares and foals.

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Class of 1978

Class of 1978

Members of the class of 1978 meet up in the Old Vet courtyard during the Alumni Weekend picnic.

Ryan Hospital tour

Ryan Hospital tour

Alumni speak with Dr. Anusha Balakrishnan in the intensive care unit during Alumni Weekend.

Class of 1963

Class of 1963

Members of the class of 1963 convene with Dean Joan Hendricks at New Bolton Center.

Study time

Study time

The Steven W. Atwood Library at Penn Vet offers both printed and online resources to students.

Working together

Working together

Faculty, residents, technicians and students all work together in caring for their patients.

Class of 1968

Class of 1968

Our alumni are an important constituent to Penn Vet, serving as leaders and mentors.

Penn Vet students learn soft tissue surgery.

Learning to be tomorrow's veterinarian

Students perform their first spay under the guidance of sugery staff.

VMDs think differently

VMDs think differently

With a VMD, your view of the world will change.

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Penn Vet's VCIC team and patient

Penn Vet's VCIC team and patient

The Lab at Ryan Hospital

A Team of Experts

We offer fast turn-around time and quality assurance.

Neuropsychiatric disease and stress pathway dysregulation

Stress Pathway Dysregulation

Stress pathway disregulation is a common symptom of many diseases such as autism.

Neuroscience and neurobehavioral sciences

Neuroscience

Animal Biology researchers study neuroscience with state of the art technology.

Mouse microbiome and maternal stress

Neuroscience & Stress

Dr. Bale's lab studies how the mouse microbiome and maternal stress affect mouse pups.

Discovering the basis of brain disease

Brain Disease

The mouse brain is a model to study brain disease in animals and humans.

Developing mouse models of stress sensitivity

Stress Sensitivity

Research in Animal Biology studies the roots of neurospsychiatric disease.

News, Events & Publications

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Penn Vet In The News

Publications

Bellwether 82Bellwether Magazine Our official alumni magazine, Bellwether shares the best of Penn Vet twice a year.

 

 


Penn Vet Extra Our monthly e-news, Penn Vet Extra provides our readers with one focus story from each of our two campuses.

 

 

  

New Bolton PostNew Bolton Post New Bolton Center’s quarterly e-newsletter, which features news about our hospital and the veterinarians and staff who work there.

  


 

 

Research Newsletter A great way to learn about Penn Vet research highlights, faculty accomplishments, and grant awards.

 

 

 

VMD/PhD Newsletter This newsletter showcases the accomplishments of our VMD/PhD candidates. It's a great way to find out about the vanguard of veterinary research and medicine.

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Events

March 03, 2015
First Tuesday Lecture Series - "Foals: Tales from the NICU"
presented by Dr. Emily Setlakwe
6:30pm to 7:30pm
New Bolton Center - Alumni Hall
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March 11, 2015
Penn Annual Conference 2015 (CE)
March 11 & 12 - Lectures (Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel)
March 13 - Wet Labs (Penn Vet - Ryan Hospital)
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March 12, 2015
Penn Annual Conference 2015 (CE)
March 11 & 12 - Lectures (Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel)
March 13 - Wet Labs (Penn Vet - Ryan Hospital)
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  • If it's cold outside for you, it's cold outside for your pets!

    Here are some cold-weather tips to help keep your pets warm and safe this winter:

    http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/press-releases/article/important-tips-to-keep-pets-safe-in-cold-weather


  • Penn Vet congratulates Matt McAndrew for a spectacular run on "The Voice!" You are such a talented performer- we know you have an amazing singing career ahead of you!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rrOkJ3la5M


    The Voice 2014 - Matt McAndrew: "Wasted Love" (Official Music Video)

    The official music video for Matt McAndrew's new single, "Wasted Love," is available now on iTunes. » Subscribe to The Voice: http://full.sc/HbIXEY » Get Mat...
  • See Psittacosaurus Run!

    Penn Vet's Dr. Peter Dodson advises graduate student Brandon Hedrick who is using statistics to show how dinosaurs looked, moved, and evolved.

    http://www.sas.upenn.edu/series/frontiers/see-psittacosaurus-run



  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is recognizing the National Day of the Horse, December 13, by highlighting some of our most-famous patients. Barbaro is the most famous of all. Winner of the 2006 Kentucky Derby, this Thoroughbred colt shattered his right hind leg at the Preakness Stakes. He spent eight months at New Bolton Center under the care of renowned surgeon Dr. Dean Richardson, who performed multiple surgeries to repair three bones shattered into more than 20 fragments. The leg fractures healed, but Barbaro developed laminitis, which led to his death in 2007. To learn more about Barbaro: http://www.vet.upenn.edu/giving/how-to-give/barbaro-fund

  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is playing a vital role in Project Snowstorm, a collaborative effort to investigate and understand Snowy Owls that migrate down south from their native Arctic to the Northern and Mid-Atlantic states. Our veterinarians are conducting the necropsies and related medical testing on Snowy Owls that died during last year's "irruption" when hundreds of these birds came to the Lower 48. Read all about it in our December Penn Vet Extra story: http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/publications/penn-vet-extra/penn-vet-extra-december-2014/penn-vet-working-to-understand-snowy-owls

  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is recognizing the National Day of the Horse, December 13, by highlighting some of our most-famous patients. Pictured is our New Bolton Pioneer/Boone today! This colt was born at 9:22 p.m. on March 29, 2014, at New Bolton Center with the world watching via a Foal Cam – a live video feed on Penn Vet’s website. More than 170,000 people in 120 countries viewed the live broadcast from Feb. 14 to Apr. 2. The embryo was created using an advanced reproductive technique from human medicine, intrascytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), and transferred to our mare, My Special Girl. Learn all about Boone and Foal Cam: www.vet.upenn.edu/foalcam.
  • According to new research, dog owners ended up losing weight themselves after walking their dogs more to address their pets' health issues.

    Read the New York Times blog post: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/10/pet-weight-gain/?_r=2



  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is recognizing the National Day of the Horse, December 13, by highlighting some of our most-famous patients. Pictured is Animal Kingdom. Just a few weeks after winning the 2011 Kentucky Derby and placing second in the Preakness, the chestnut colt came up lame after the Belmont Stakes. Chief of Surgery Dr. Dean Richardson inserted two screws to repair a fracture in his hock. The champion Thoroughbred went on to place second in the Breeder’s Cup, and then win the $10 million Dubai World Cup in 2013. To learn more about New Bolton Center's surgery service: http://www.vet.upenn.edu/veterinary-hospitals/NBC-hospital/services/surgery Photo by Pablo Alcala from the Lexington Herald-Leader.
  • Penn Vet alumna Dr. Francine Rattner gives some food for thought about finding the right place to board your cat: http://www.capitalgazette.com/lifestyle/pets/ph-ac-cn-vet-1209-20141209,0,7967628.story



  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is recognizing the National Day of the Horse, December 13, by highlighting some of our most-famous patients. Pictured is Paynter. After undergoing abdominal surgery by Emergency and Critical Care specialist Dr. Louise Southwood in 2012, this dark bay Thoroughbred, who made his name by winning the William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park, continued his successful racing career. To learn more about New Bolton Center's Emergency and Critical Care service, go to: http://www.vet.upenn.edu/veterinary-hospitals/NBC-hospital/services/emergency-critical-care

  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is recognizing the National Day of the Horse, December 13, by highlighting some of our most-famous patients. Pictured is Neville Bardos. Trapped in a devastating barn fire, this Australian eventing Thoroughbred was treated at New Bolton Center for damage to his lungs and airway. He went on to be named to the U.S. Olympic 3-Day Event team in the 2012 Olympic Games in London. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/press-releases/article/penn-vet-s-new-bolton-center-recognizes-national-day-of-the-horse
  • Penn Vet's Drs. William Beltran and Gustavo Aguirre are part of a team that restored light-sensing capabilities to the retinas of blind mice and dogs. Humans could one day benefit.

    Read more about this exciting breakthrough: http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/press-releases/article/penn-vet-berkeley-study-new-therapy-holds-promise-for-restoring-vision


  • Dr. Cindy Otto writes about the Penn Vet Working Dog Center's Diabetic Alert Dog program in The Dogington Post. Check it out --


    Amazing Dogs: Sniffing For Diabetes
    www.dogingtonpost.com
    Written by Dr. Cindy Otto, DVM, PhD Requirements of a detection dog: fervent, keen, driven. Certain canine breeds have these natural instincts. And if t
  • Be sure to watch "The Voice" tonight as they air Matt McAndrew's hometown visit! And vote for Matt!

    They filmed Matt around Philadelphia, but when Matt stopped by the Ryan Hospital to surprise his mom, they BOTH were surprised by the huge crowd of Penn Vet supporters!

    "The Voice" airs tonight at 8:00 pm on NBC.

    http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/entertainment/television/voice-to-air-Philly-episode-tonight.html


    NBC's 'Voice' to air Matt McAndrew's Philly episode tonight
    www.philly.com
    "The Voice" powerhouse contestant, and Philly guy. Matt McAndrew will get his homecoming episode on tonight's episode.

  • Timeline Photos
    Penn Vet's New Bolton Center recognizes the National Day of the Horse, December 13, by highlighting some of our most famous and courageous equine patients, as well as the contribution of our veterinarians to equine surgical history. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/press-releases/article/penn-vet-s-new-bolton-center-recognizes-national-day-of-the-horse The National Day of the Horse was designated by the US Senate “in recognition of the importance of horses to the security, economy, recreation, and heritage of the United States.” Pictured is Hardest Core, who underwent emergency abdominal surgery by our Dr. Louse Southwood, and went on to win the Arlington Million this year.

  • Timeline Photos
    "I am ever thankful to her for helping a shy kid who had nothing to offer financially—just genuine interest and passion. As an adult, I realize that people like her are at risk of becoming endangered in this industry and I try to live up to her example by guiding kids who are interested in veterinary medicine." So many riders have THAT first instructor, the one whose voice echoes in their heads. Blogger Liz Arbittier recalls the woman who helped shape her life in today's Throwback Thursday post. CLICK: http://bit.ly/1yhYN4Y What are your memories of that special first trainer?
  • https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/p100x100/10628116_1733695976855787_217256244490701482_n.jpg?oh=661d5aa11b3f2fd44839902b4d624408&oe=55392592&__gda__=1426742132_b56529258378f2c1b2a8008bbace2749

    Penn Vet New Bolton Center

    Penn Vet's Last Food Mile Conference is underway! A unique conference investigating food loss and food waste in the U.S. supply chain is bringing together experts from a broad range of fields, including industry, agriculture, consumer, academic, and government. More than 200 people from around the country are attending. Kicking off the conference: Penn Vet Dean Joan Hendricks, Penn Provost Vincent Price, and Katherine Gajewski, Director, of Philadelphia Mayor Nutter's Office of Sustainability. #LastFoodMile2014, #SaveFoodStopWaste, http://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/news-events-conferences/last-food-mile-conference
  • Some of our first-year students are taking a study break to toss a football around in the Old Vet courtyard!


  • Here are eight of the scariest diseases plaguing the animal kingdom today: http://time.com/3617030/animal-plagues/


    8 Animal Plagues Wreaking Havoc Right Now
    time.com
    The scariest diseases plaguing the animal kingdom

  • "The Voice" Visits Penn Vet

  • "The Voice" Visits Penn Vet
  • "The Voice" stopped by Penn Vet today filming contestant Matt McAndrew's hometown visit!

    Matt's mom works at Ryan Hospital and he stopped by to surprise her. Then they were BOTH surprised by an enthusiastic crowd of Penn Vet students, staff, faculty and clinicians. Matt and his mom were so touched by this overwhelming show of support.

    Watch Matt's hometown visit this Monday on NBC!


    "The Voice" Visits Penn Vet
    "The Voice" stopped by Penn Vet today filming contestant Matt McAndrew's hometown visit! Matt's mom works at Ryan Hospital and he stopped by to surprise her. Then they were BOTH surprised by an enthusiastic crowd of Penn Vet students, staff, faculty and clinicians. Matt and his mom were so touched by this overwhelming show of support. Watch Matt's hometown visit this Monday on NBC!
  • What do veterinarians have to do with food waste?

    Penn Vet is hosting the Last Food Mile Conference, bringing together experts from the food and restaurant industry, the federal government, and the nonprofit sector, to bring light to the scope of the problem and discuss work that is being done to reduce food waste and recover unused food, routing it to higher uses, including feeding people suffering from hunger.

    http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/2014-11-20/latest-news/penn-vet-conference-devoted-reducing-food-waste


    Penn Vet conference devoted to reducing food waste
    www.upenn.edu
    In some of Penn’s dining halls, the food is all-you-can-eat. It’s almost too easy for diners to have eyes bigger than their stomachs, piling on any dish that looks appealing, then tossing the leftovers away at the end of their meal.
  • Does your dog know what you're saying to it? A recent study seems to show they do!

    Dogs can distinguish between words with meaning and sounds without meaning, according to a study of 250 dogs published in the journal Current Biology.

    Listen to the story: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/11/28/367092004/how-dogs-understand-what-we-say



  • Timeline Photos
    Please join us tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2, at 6:30 pm, for the Free First Tuesday Lecture at New Bolton Center. Dr. Eric Parente will discuss new breakthroughs in large-animal imaging, including CT scans. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/press-releases/article/new-bolton-center-first-tuesday-lecture-to-feature-dr.-eric-parente-discussing-breakthroughs-in-imaging-for-surgery
  • Veterinarian Julie Gauthier is raising the Beltsville Small White Turkey, a popular Thanksgiving dinner choice in the 1940s and 1950s. Due to it's slender size it is now a rare breed.

    Read about her conservations efforts: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/11/16/4328224/wake-forest-farm-is-conserving.html?rh=1


  • With all your travel plans and cooking for Thanksgiving, don't forget about your pets' welfare this holiday. Here are some tips to keep them safe!

    http://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/news-and-events/press-releases/article/thanksgiving-tips


  • Deadly diseases such as Ebola and avian flu can jump between animals and humans. Vets can stop the next big outbreak before it's too late.

    http://www.nationaljournal.com/health-care/veterinarians-just-might-save-the-world-20141124


  • Thank you to @NIPCO1 for spending time with us at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center!
  • Penn Vet provides some cold-weather tips to help keep your pets warm and safe this winter: http://t.co/v3eMKw5yCL
  • RT @NIPCO1: Bretagne at the Working Dog Center @pennvet getting ready for her close up. http://t.co/Ro10ItYTXs
  • RT @NIPCO1: Thx to Dr. Cindy Otto and those at the Working Dog Center @pennvet for filming with NIPCO on diabetes detection dogs http://t.c…
  • Dr. Peter Dodson advises grad student Brandon Hedrick who is using statistics to show how dinosaurs looked and moved: http://t.co/xhrVrNUGP3

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