Penn Vet Hosts Free Lecture, “First Aid Care for Your Pet”

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Media Contact:Kelly Stratton | skell@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475October 25, 2011

Philadelphia, PA – On Saturday, November 5 the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host a free, open-to-the-public lecture called “First Aid Care for Your Pet,” at Penn Vet in Philadelphia, PA. Beginning at 10:00 AM, Dr. Deborah Mandell, staff veterinarian of Ryan Hospital’s Emergency Service, will teach how to determine if a pet is in an emergency situation, and if so, what first-aid can be performed at home.
 
Who: Penn Vet, pet owners, interested members of the public.

What: Free lecture titled “First Aid Care for Your Pet,” featuring Dr. Deborah Mandell of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital.

Where: Ryan Veterinary Hospital, Room B101, located at 3900 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

When: Lecture beginning at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 5, 2011 and ending at 11:00 AM.
To register: Registration is required as seating is limited. This lecture is appropriate for all ages, but participants are asked to notbring their pets. To register, contact Michelle Brooks at mibrooks@vet.upenn.edu or 215.898.1480.
 
Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world’s premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the school was built on the concept of Many Species, One MedicineTM.
 
The School’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital, located on Penn’s campus in Philadelphia, PA, houses classrooms, laboratories, medical care and one of the nation’s busiest urban veterinary emergency rooms. In addition, the school successfully integrates scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
 
Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine is the only institution in the state of Pennsylvania graduating veterinarians. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, PA, encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry.
 
For more information about Penn Vet or its hospitals, visit www.vet.upenn.edu.

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