New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


CORL Facilities, New Bolton Center

Penn Vet ​PSC-CORL is part of New Bolton Center’s 700-acre campus. Animal housing is designed to the highest standards for humane treatment and hygienic conditions. Species that can be accommodated include sheep, goats, pigs, horses, dogs, rabbits and rodents. Dedicated large animal housing provides the capability for large-scale, long-term studies lasting up to two years.

  • Surgery Suite

    A fully-equipped surgery suite with separate prep and recovery areas can accommodate a wide range of surgical procedures. Intra-operative imaging capabilities include CT, C-arm fluoroscopy, arthroscopy and laparoscopy.

  • Veterinary Care

    All animals under the care of Penn Vet PSC-CORL are monitored daily by dedicated veterinarians. In addition to routine care, the veterinarians perform examinations and treatments of animals enrolled in studies. As part of New Bolton Center, we have the unique opportunity to employ clinical services not available to most pre-clinical laboratories. Large animal hospital facilities such as the Intensive Care Unit are utilized as needed. Board-certified specialists in internal medicine and neurology, anesthesiology, imaging, ophthalmology, etc. are available for consultations. The resultant collaborative resources and expertise ensures the highest standard of care possible.

  • Bioskills Laboratory

    The laboratory includes a purpose-built space for mechanical testing, cadaveric studies and ex vivo analysis. Acute in vivo exercises can be arranged for training purposes.

  • Histology Laboratory

    The specialized in-house histology team is supported by state-of-the-art equipment for calcified and non-calcified tissue processing and imaging.

  • Ancillary Facilities
    • The affiliation with the University of Pennsylvania provides a myriad of resources from advanced diagnostics to cutting-edge data extraction.
    • Clinical Pathology Laboratory
    • Pathology and Necropsy Service
    • Microbiology, Toxicology and ISO -Certified Drug Laboratories
    • Additional Imaging Modalities, Including MRI and Nuclear Scintigraphy
    • Treadmill Facility
    • Telemetric Accelerometer Systems
    • Advanced Imaging, Including SEM, Micro-CT, and Specialized Microscopy
    • Bioinformatics, Proteomics, and Sequencing