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Penn Vet Hosts Free Lecture, “Caring For Your Furry, Feathered or Scaled Pet”

By John Donges Published: Jan 8, 2013

Drs. La’Toya Latney and Nicole Wyre slated to speak at Saturday January 12 event

[January 08, 2011; Philadelphia, PA] – On Saturday, January 12 the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host a free, open-to-the-public lecture called “Caring For Your Furry, Feathered or Scaled Pet,” at Penn Vet in Philadelphia, PA.

Beginning at 10:00 AM, Drs. La’Toya Latney and Nicole Wyre of Penn Vet’s Exotic Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery Service, will offer tips for owners of exotic pets on such subjects as grooming, nutrition, behavior, proper bedding and temperature.

Who: Penn Vet, pet owners, interested members of the public.

What: Free lecture titled “Caring For Your Furry, Feathered or Scaled Pet,” featuring Drs. La’Toya Latney and Nicole Wyre of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital.

Where: School of Veterinary Medicine, Hill Pavilion, located at 380 S. University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

When: Lecture beginning at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 12, 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 mibrooks@vet.upenn.edu or 215.898.1480.

About Penn Vet

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Penn Vet serves a diverse population of animals at its two campuses, which include extensive diagnostic and research laboratories. Ryan Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals, handling nearly 35,000 patient visits a year. New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large-animal hospital on nearly 700 acres in rural Kennett Square, PA, cares for horses and livestock/farm animals. The hospital handles nearly 4,900 patient visits a year, while the Field Service treats more than 38,000 patients at local farms. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.

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John Donges
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Hannah Kleckner
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