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Denali - Treating Canine Cancer Without Amputation

Denali, a 10-year-old Spinone, was the first dog to enroll in Dr. Nicola Mason’s clinical trial for dogs with osteosarcoma who had not undergone amputation. Read Denali's story...

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Clydesdale's Big Heart Skips More Than a Beat

Leading the team of majestic Clydesdales is Windsor, a special member of the eight-horse team that pulls a historic wagon for the Hallamore Corporation. So when he wasn’t himself, not pulling his weight, backing out of the harness, farm manager Ned Niemiec worried about Windsor’s heart.

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Care from the Heart for the Heart

The first pacemaker was placed in a dog in 1967, right here at Penn Vet, by veterinary cardiologist Dr. James Buchanan. Almost 50 years later in the same hospital, this procedure saved the life of a 10-year-old Boxer named Jake.

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Profile: Catherine Nunnery, DVM

Meet Catherine Nunnery, DVM, New Bolton Center’s Large Animal Ophthalmologist. Dr. Nunnery came to New Bolton Center in September from a private practice in Maryland.

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About Equine Blood Transfusion Crossmatching

New Bolton Center’s Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston conducted two separate studies on blood transfusions in horses.

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New Bolton Center Saves Champion's Legacy

The news was shocking, and devastating. A champion Paso Fino stallion in his prime suffered catastrophic heart failure and could not be saved.

The Nearly Lethal Lily

It was one lick of a lily that set in motion Elvis’ roller coaster ride.

For Valentine’s Day, Bob Armstrong bought a lovely bouquet of flowers for his wife, Paula. Among the beautiful blooms were a handful of lilies. What Bob and Paula didn’t know is that lilies are highly toxic to cats. After merely licking one of the lilies, Elvis fell ill.

Holden Finds Hope at Ryan Hospital

Anthony Cirado took a break from unpacking to run a quick errand near his new home in Voorhees, NJ. During that 30 minutes, his four-year-old Australian Shepherd mix, Holden, decided to explore the boxes in the bathroom. Unfortunately, the item that appealed most to Holden was a large bottle of Ibuprofen.

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Field Service Vet Brings Own Horse to New Bolton Center

When field service veterinarian Dr. Liz Arbittier saw her horse, Ephraim, stagger unexpectedly out of his stall, she brought him to New Bolton Center at the first opportunity.

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Success After Surgery: Pen Vet Patient Qualifies for Prestigious Race

Watching Thoroughbred Hardest Core power past his champion competitors to win a million-dollar race is thrilling, but even more so considering that he underwent emergency life-saving surgery just eight months earlier.

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Thoroughbred Undergoing Cancer Treatment Competes at Devon Horse Show

One of the competitors at the Devon Horse Show this year was an unlikely Thoroughbred champion currently undergoing chemotherapy for lymphoma at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center.

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Lameness 911: Police Horse Treated by New Bolton Center

Liam, a 13-year-old Draft horse cross, is one of four horses in the Lancaster City Mounted Police Unit. He did not respond to immediate treatment prescribed by his local veterinarian, so he was referred to Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center.

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Penn Vet’s Research Defines Botulism Survival Rates in Adult Horses

Veterinarians at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center have completed important research on botulism in horses, showing that adult horses that maintain the ability to stand on their own have a much better rate of survival in a hospital setting than those that lose the ability to stand.

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Zebra Regrows Hoof at New Bolton Center

The combination of a custom prosthetic hoof, bold surgical techniques, and seven months of round-the-clock care at New Bolton Center made it possible for a unique patient to regrow an entire hoof.

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New Bolton Center Surgical Technique Prevents Recurrence of Colic

New research shows that a minimally invasive surgical technique developed at New Bolton Center for horses prevents the recurrence of colic caused by entrapment of the large colon.

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Children's Hospital Nurse Bridges Animal and Human Medicine

Caring for foals is remarkably similar to caring for babies, if you are an operating room nurse. So Laura Ramspacher discovered when she became a “foal sitter” at New Bolton Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Aged Appaloosa Saved by New Bolton Center Research Study

Fire, an aging Appaloosa stallion, gets a new lease on life after enrollment in New Bolton Center study on fertility.

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Bocelli Gets His Voice Back: Quick Thinking Saves Parrot’s Life

Under pressure to save a life, veterinarians at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital found a creative solution that not only gave an African grey parrot a second chance, but also had him on his feet and talking again within a day.

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Laurel Redding: Monitoring Antibiotic Use on Andean Farms

What Redding found is telling of the challenges of making a living in these remote and often impoverished areas, and of the significant role that veterinarians can play in protecting animal and human health around the world.

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Foal Cam Colt Boone Needs, Recovers With New Bolton Center’s Care

The critical-care team that responded to the emergency knew and loved the five-month-old patient arriving at New Bolton Center on a rainy Saturday night.