Love at First Site
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A professor at Pen Vet who specializes in geriatric feline medicine is able to identify what was ailing Joey, a cat d’un certain âge.
The School of Veterinary Medicine’s Shelter Medicine Program just got a lot more nimble. They’ve unveiled a state-of-the-art mobile clinic that will expand their services to the animal shelter community.
Diagnosed with an abnormal blood vessel in her liver, Goliath, a Great Pyrenees farm dog, underwent a successful specialized procedure at Penn Vet to correct her blood flow and get her back to work on the farm.
A drug approved by the FDA 65 years ago for blood pressure control may aid in preventing cancer from spreading to distant organs. New research led by Serge Fuchs revealed that this drug disrupted formation of a fertile environment for metastasis by protecting healthy cells from harmful vesicles released by tumors.
A new study shows a 41 percent increase in opioids for small animals over the past 10 years, indicating an avenue of potential risk for human access to opioids.
Eight Penn faculty share their favorite general interest books about science.
From the Connected Care Center central hub for ICU patients, to telegenetics, Penn practitioners are looking to the future of convenient care.
Veterinary students interested in wildlife, zoo, and exotics medicine get creative—and driven—to get the training opportunities they need to advance.
The Equine Performance and Evaluation Facility has made diagnosing equine performance on a clinical level much more accessible since it opened six years ago.
After successful surgery to relieve spinal compression, four-year-old Australian cattle dog Ranger faced just a 50 percent chance of ever regaining use of his back legs. Penn Vet's rehab team aimed to get the pup back on his feet.
Katherine Unger Baillie
Science News Officer
The School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center is collaborating with Red Arch Cultural Heritage Law & Policy Research to train five dogs to identify stolen artifacts. (Video)
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Carlo Siracusa of the School of Veterinary Medicine weighed in on the use of psychiatric drugs in veterinary medicine. Siracusa says that drugs can be a more “benign” option than other behavior modification tools, such as shock collars.
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