Penn Vet | Lichter Dogs
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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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610-444-5800
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
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215-746-8911
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215-746-8387
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Meet the Lichter Dogs


Thanks to a generous gift from Richard Lichter, member of Penn Vet's Board of Overseers, shelter dogs who need emergency care can receive it immediately at Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital... without financial burden.

Read Their Stories...


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Amore

Amore was two months old, hit by a car, and a stray. Penn Vet doctors from Shelter Medicine, Imaging, Intensive Care, Neurology, and Internal Medicine came together to try to save her.

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Angel Boy - AKA Charlie

Angel Boy was so relieved when animal control officers picked him up. His nose was bleeding and he felt really sick. Angel Boy wasn’t getting any better at the ACCT shelter, and the vets suspected that he had ingested rat poison.

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Atlas

Meet Atlas, a two-year-old female Pit Bull. Atlas came to Penn because of a buphthalmic eye with a posterior lens luxation.

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Bella - AKA Betty White

Bella was brought to ACCT as a stray. Bella wasn’t feeling well at all. The nice people at the shelter ran some tests to find out what was wrong. It turns out that Bella had parvovirus.

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Boomer

When Boomer was seven months old, he was brought to ACCT as a stray.

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Brownie

When Brownie came to the PSPCA in 2018, she had an old, necrotic bite wound. 

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Crispin

Crispin, a 9 year old poodle mix, was found as a stray and surrendered to ACCT. 

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Diver

Diver was only five months old when he and his brothers were surrendered to the Animal Care and Control Team (ACCT) of Philadelphia.

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GeGe

GeGe, a six-month-old female Pit Bull, arrived to Penn Vet late at night from ACCT. GeGe was diagnosed with parvovirus.

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Hoagie

Meet Hoagie, a 1 to 2 year old bully mix who was found as a stray by the Philadelphia police, and brought to the PSPCA. He was very excited on arrival, and the PSPCA staff noticed that in his excitement, he was experiencing breathing problems.

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Hunny

Hunny, a one year old mixed breed dog, was brought to ACCT Philly as a stray with a very taut, distended abdomen.

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Larry Dallas

Along with his brother, Diver, Larry Dallas came to Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital because he was having seizures and vomiting after his vaccinations.

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Merrily

Merrily, a 4 month puppy, was found as a stray by the ACCT team.

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Midnight

Midnight was surrendered to ACCT because her owners could not afford to care for her when she became ill. Midnight tested positive for parvovirus at the shelter and was subsequently admitted to Ryan Hospital.

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Mister Roper

When Mister Roper joined his brothers at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital, he felt so sick.

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Paco and Leo

Paco and Leo, two month old chihuahua puppies, were brought to ACCT with the presenting complaint of vomiting and diarrhea. 

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Pixie

Meet Pixie, a one-year-old Shepherd mix, who came to the Richard Lichter ER at Penn Vet from ACCT. She ate a toy three days before her arrival, and had been vomiting, barely eating, lethargic and not wanting to move around.

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Ralph - AKA Stout

Just like his brothers, Ralph had a bad reaction to his vaccines.

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Skinny

Skinny arrived at Penn Vet from ACCT Philly. She is a three-month-old Pit Bull puppy who tested position for Parvovirus.

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Smoza

At Penn Vet, Smoza was scoped and the clinicians found out that she had sharp metallic, foreign material in her stomach, with a string anchored to her duodenum.