• Penn Vet’s Working Dogs Get Schooled

    Penn Vet’s Working Dogs Get Schooled

    It’s been three months since the Penn Vet Working Dog Center welcomed its inaugural class of puppies, seven rambunctious balls of energy destined to become highly trained detection dogs performing jobs that range from police and rescue work, to bomb and drug detection.

  • Penn Nursing Helps Elders with LIFE

    Penn Nursing Helps Elders with LIFE

    Since 1998, Penn Nursing has been providing a unique, all-inclusive system of healthcare enabling frail senior citizens who would otherwise be facing nursing home placement to live at home.

  • A Crash Course in Cow Care

    A Crash Course in Cow Care

    Officially, the three-day seminar tailored to students getting ready to start their first year at Penn Vet, is called “Introduction to Dairy Production Systems.” But it’s more commonly known as, “I’ve Never Touched A Cow, But I Want To.

  • A Grand Opening for Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

    A Grand Opening for Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

    On a bright, blue-skied September day—reminiscent of the beautiful but tragic Tuesday morning 11 years ago—the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine paid tribute to 9/11 with a nod toward the future.

  • A Day of Dental Outreach

    A Day of Dental Outreach

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay, and dental cavities affect American children more than any other chronic infectious disease.