Penn Vet | Continuing Education
New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Continuing education at Penn Vet ranges from special events and workshops to the Penn Annual Conference, held annually for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. In addition, other CE opportunities are held during the year.

Continuing Education Opportunities at Penn Vet

Graduate Certificate Program in Animal Welfare & Behavior

Our online graduate certificate program (PDF) combines self-directed online activities with real-time, in-person sessions. Our faculty includes world leaders in animal welfare and behavior who have changed the way we think about our interactions with animals and the care they deserve.

Penn Annual Conference

Penn Vet’s annual continuing education conference is an educational, networking and social opportunity for every member of the veterinary team. Lectures are given by many of Penn Vet's board certified specialists as well as alumni and guest speakers from around the country. Special events and exhibitors provide attendees with a chance to connect with others in the profession, as well as alumni and colleagues at Penn Vet.

Announcing the Penn Annual Conference 2020 dates soon!!

2020 Working Dog Conference: "A Clear Vision for Training the K9 Team"

Join us at the 2020 Working Dog Conference and earn CE credits.

Save the date(s): April 24-27, 2020

Starting in 2010, the Penn Vet Working Dog Center has held the Working Dog Conference, a gathering of working dog professionals including veterinarians, academics, working dog handlers, breeders, students, behaviorists, and those interested in what makes a better working dog.

Clinical Sciences & Advanced Medicine Visitor Program

This customizable program for veterinarians from around the world, seeking to broaden and deepen their skills in specific areas of veterinary medicine, is under the guidance of Dr. Oliver Garden and his team of specialist clinicians.

Shelter Medicine Symposium

The Penn Vet Shelter Medicine Symposium aims to provide continuing education while facilitating connections and community collaboration among animal shelter leadership, staff, volunteers, and veterinarians in the Philadelphia area sheltering community. The symposium is open to all members of the sheltering community, surrounding animal welfare organizations, and veterinary students.

This conference is funded by the WaterShed Animal Fund, dedicated to supporting innovative programs with exemplary institutions and individuals to better the lives of companion animals.

Current & Past Continuing Education Events

Continuing Education Series - CALM

  • 7:30 AM –5:00 PM

CE Series: Keep Them Moving - Management of Arthritic Patients

  • 6:00 PM –7:00 PM

CE Series - OktoberVets

  • 9:00 AM –4:30 PM

Penn Annual Conference (CE)

  • 8:00 AM –4:30 PM

Penn Annual Conference (CE)

  • 8:00 AM –7:00 PM

CE Series: Canine Leptospirosis: A Review and Focus on Acute Kidney Injury

  • 6:00 PM –8:00 PM

Dr. Megan McClosky will speak about Canine Leptospirosis: A Review and Focus on Acute Kidney Injury.

CE Series - Lymphoma Diagnostics in General Practice

  • 6:00 PM –8:00 PM

Continuing Education Series - Anesthesia

  • 6:00 PM –8:00 PM

Continuing Education Series - Exotic Animal Medicine & Surgery

  • 6:00 PM –8:00 PM

RESCHEDULED - Continuing Education Series - Compassion Fatigue

  • 4:30 PM –6:30 PM

Continuing Education Series: Tricky S(itch)uations: The Approach to the Itchy Dog

  • 6:00 PM –8:00 PM

Dr. Kathryn Rook will speak on approaches to an itchy dog.

Continuing Education Series: Surgery

  • 6:00 PM –7:00 PM

Compassion Fatigue Seminar

  • 4:30 PM –6:00 PM