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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Penn Vet Class of 2015

Congratulations to Penn Vet Class of 2015!

Our students earn a comprehensive education at Penn Vet.

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Visiting Ryan Hospital

A Special Focus on Ryan Hospital

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Canine mitral valve disease radiograph

Addressing Canine Mitral Valve Disease

Read more about Dr. Mark Oyama's research...
McBaine detects ovarian cancer tissue.

Early Detection

Detecting ovarian cancer early can have a great impact on overall survival. Penn Vet working dogs train in ovarian cancer detection.

Penn Vet working dogs are driven to work.


Drive is most clearly defined as a willingness, vigor, or enthusiasm to engage in certain behavior, contexts, or situations.

Puppies in training at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center

Basic Training

Puppies start training from the day they join the Working Dog Center at 8 weeks. After a firm foundation, they specialize.

Penn Vet Working Dog training for search and rescue


Penn Vet working dogs start their training at a young age. This six-month-old yellow lab is becoming an expert at search and rescue.

Penn Vet Working Dogs get their exercise

Fit to Work

Penn Vet working dogs are bred and trained for fitness and excellence.

Mouse microbiome and maternal stress

Neuroscience & Stress

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

Developing mouse models of stress sensitivity

Stress Sensitivity

Research in Biomedical Sciences studies the roots of neurospsychiatric disease.

Discovering the basis of brain disease

Brain Disease

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

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


Biomedical Sciences researchers study neuroscience with state of the art technology.


Bellwether Magazine

Ryan Report

Ryan Report - Summer 2015 Ryan Hospital e-newsletter for referring veterinarians.

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