[September 14, 2015; Philadelphia, PA] – Hospitals across the Philadelphia area are making special arrangements to help human patients in need of care during the upcoming Papal visit. But what about our animal companions? The Emergency Service at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital will be open 24 hours a day throughout the Papal visit to care for pets in need.
The region’s only certified Veterinary Trauma Center and Level I Facility, Ryan Hospital provides cutting-edge technologies and advanced treatments from the area’s most experienced emergency care team.
Ryan Hospital is located at 3900 Spruce Street. Penn Public Safety Officers will be stationed at 38th Street to assist clients traveling to the hospital during the Papal visit. Free parking for clients is available in the hospital lot at 3900 Spruce Street.
Detailed closure maps and alternate routes to the area can be found at: http://www.upenn.edu/about/papal-visit-maps.
Please note: Ryan Hospital will be open for emergencies only from Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27. Pet owners can call the emergency line at 215-746-8911.