CE Series - CALM
New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA

Penn Vet's Veterinary Hospitals

Penn Vet Updates Regarding COVID-19

Penn Vet comprises two campuses, and each campus is home to a teaching hospital.

Ryan Veterinary Hospital for Companion Animals is located on the Philadelphia campus, at the University of Pennsylvania. Ryan Hospital sees close to 35,000 patients a year, including dogs, cats, less common mammals, and exotic animals such as birds, reptiles and amphibians.

New Bolton Center's Hospital for Large Animals is located in Kennett Square, PA. New Bolton Center is renowned as one of the nation's foremost large-animal hospitals, treating more than 4,900 patients annually, 85 percent of which are horses. Both hospitals have emergency services 365 days a year, seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

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Ryan Veterinary Hospital

At Ryan Hospital, we care for companion animals–dogs, cats, exotics.

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New Bolton Center for Large Animals

382 West Street Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Emergencies & Appointments: 610-444-5800

Ryan Hospital for Companion Animals

3900 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Emergencies: 215-746-8911
Appointments: 215-746-8387

Upcoming CE events

CE Series - CALM

Presented By: Dr. Carlo Siracusa, Penn Vet
  • 7:30 AM –5:00 PM
  • Address: 3800 Spruce St.
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
Penn Vet CALM Program

Companion Animal Low-Stress Management Program

Minimizing Anxiety in the Veterinary Clinic

For Veterinary Professionals - a workshop on learning techniques to reduce stress for your patients.

Date: Sunday,May 17, 2020


  • 7:30-8:00am - Breakfast & Registration
  • 8:00-9:15am - The Behavior Body System and the Stress Response
  • 9:30-10:45am - Understanding Canine Communication and Responding Appropriately
  • 11:00am-12:15pm - Managing the Distressed Canine Patient During Veterinary Visits
  • 12:15-1:00pm - Lunch
  • 1:00-2:15pm - Understanding Feline Communication and Responding Appropriately
  • 2:30-3:15pm - Managing the Distressed Feline Patient During Veterinary Visits
  • 3:45-5:00pm - How Physical and Medical Conditions Influence the Behavior of Our Patients

Register Today

  • $495.00 per person
  • Includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments, 8 credits of approved CE, and Certificate of Completion included with registration
  • www.alumni.upenn.edu/CALMMay17
  • Free parking

Program Take-aways

  • Learn stress reduction tactics at reception and in the waiting room
  • Incorporate anxiety-reducing techniques during physical examinations, treatment administration and hospitalization
  • Enhance communication within the veterinary team and with the client
  • Reduce the stimuli that can trigger perioperative stress and inhibit pain control
  • Introduce stress management protocols during hospitalization

Maria Calabrese