Pennsylvania Diagnostic Laboratories System (PADLS)

Penn Vet's Diagnostic Labs Help Keep Diseases at Bay

In December, when a mother bear and her three cubs turned up dead in a church parking lot in northeast Pennsylvania, it sparked CSI-like intrigue.

Find out what happened...
Learn about the Federal Veterinary Feed Directive

Federal Veterinary Feed Directive

On January 1, 2017, federal rules began regulating how medically important antibiotics can be administered to animals in feed and water.

Learn about this new directive...

Controlling Viral Spread

Dr. Ron Harty says that finding a way to amplify a molecular interaction that sequesters viral proteins could lead to a novel antiviral strategy against Ebola.

Read about this novel research...
Feline patient, Church

Radioactive Cats

Feline hyperthyroidism is being successfully treated at Ryan Hospital with I-131 therapy.

Read about I-131 therapy for cats...
FIRST LEGO League student competitors visit New Bolton Swince Center

FIRST LEGO Kids Study New Bolton Pigs

Local elementary school students competing in the FIRST LEGO League competition visit the Swine Center.



Check out the VMD Curriculum to see what kind of classes you'll be taking. And while you are at it, ​meet some of our students to see what it's like to study at Penn Vet.


Learn about the many ways Penn Vet's world-renowned researchers push the boundaries of scientific discovery by reading about our groundbreaking initiatives and research centers.

Veterinary Hospitals

  • Ryan Veterinary Hospital
    Dogs, cats, domestic/companion animalsEmergencies 24/7 215-746-8911
    Appointments 215-746-8387
  • New Bolton Center
    Horses, livestock/farm animalsEmergencies 24/7 610-444-5800
    Appointments 610-444-5800