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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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610-444-5800
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About the Penn Vet Working Dog Center


Our Mission

Our mission is to transform global health and safety

Our Vision

  • To be a center of excellence for working dog-driven science and education

Our Goals

  • To serve as a consortium to unite programs that employ detection dogs to benefit society throughout the US and around the world.
  • To collect and analyze genetic, behavioral and physical data; and integrate the latest scientific information in order to optimize the success and well-being of detection dogs.
  • To prepare for future demands and facilitate research by developing a detection dog breeding/training program that will implement, test, and disseminate the knowledge gained.

Meet Our Team

What makes the Penn Vet Working Dog Center a very special place is our team – a unique combination of people with a broad range of expertise.


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