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Penn Vet Tip Sheets


Penn Vet supports Pennsylvania, surrounding states, the nation, and the world in many ways. Primary pillars of our mission comprise education, clinical care, and research. Whether it's about taking care of animals, conducting the most groundbreaking research to help both animals and humans, or educating the next generation of veterinarians and academic researchers, we're here to help.

Here are some tips to keep in mind. You can also download these as PDFs to refer to them later!

Media Contacts

Ashley Berke
Director of Communications
berke@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-1475

John Donges
Communications Coordinator
jdonges@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-4234

Tip Sheets


Summer Heat Tips for Pets

Summer Heat Tips for Pets

You know what happens to you when summer heat rises, but do you know what happens to your pet? Here are 10 safety tips to keep your companion animals safe during the summer heat.

Read our Summer Tips for Pets...


Summer Tips for Horses

Summer Heat Tips for Horses

When the summer heat hits, you probably turn to air conditioning and cool drinks. What about your horse? Do you have safety measures in place? Here are 10 safety tips to keep your horse safe and healthy during the summer heat.

Read our Summer Heat Tips for Horses ...


heat tips for cows

Summer Heat Tips for Cows

When the summer heat hits, you probably turn to air conditioning, ice cream, and cool drinks. What about your cows? Do you have safety measures in place? Here are 10 safety tips to keep your cows safe and healthy during the summer heat.


Serving PA Agriculture

How Penn Vet Supports Pennsylvania

Penn Vet serves the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in myriad ways, and the success of Pennsylvania's agricultural industry is indelibly linked to our School and our many teaching, research, and clinical endeavors. Learn about the many ways we serve Pennsylvania.


Lilies are Lethal to Cats

Tips on Cats & Lilies

Did you know that numerous varieties of the lily are lethal to cats? If your cat becomes lethargic, loses its appetite, or vomits, and you have lilies in the house, visit your veterinarian immediately.

Read our tip sheet on lilies...


Turkey

Thanksgiving Tips for Pets

It's a lot of feasting and merriment, but what about your dog or cat? What safety measures do you need to take around Thanksgiving to keep your pets safe?

hoiday tips for pets

Holiday Tips for Pets

You need to consider your dogs and cats during the holidays when special foods, holiday decorations, and gifts abound. What safety measures do you need to consider to keep your pets safe?

equine winter tips

Winter Tips for Horses

When it's really cold outside, you need to make sure your horses have what they need. Whether it's a blanket, a standing shelter, or making sure their water bucket doesn't freeze, here are some helpful tips for taking care of your horse in the cold.

Pet Winter tips

Winter Tips for Pets

Your dog or cat may be safe and warm in your home, but what about when they are outside? When do you need to consider their special needs? Here are some helpful tips for taking care of your pets during the winter cold spells.