Penn Vet students in Shelter Animal Medicine Program

Changing Attitudes, Saving Animals

Our goals are to create opportunities for life-long learning and continue this outreach and compassionate care.

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Linda Baker, VMD, New Bolton Center

In the Field

New Bolton Center experts provide training for animal practitioners, as well as conduct research that benefits the health of food animals.

Q litter puppies at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center

Great Working Dog - It's in the Genes

Penn Vet's Working Dog Center and Homeland Security have partnered in a breeding program aimed at developing top-rate detection dogs.

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laser treatment of an equine eye, New Bolton Center

Healing Equine Eyes

Penn Vet and Penn Med clinicians used a laser treatment for humans to treat cancerous tumors in the area around both eyes of a horse.

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Dr. Alexander Reiter, examining Pippa at Ryan Hospital

Maxilofacial Reconstruction

Penn Vet is world-renowned for cleft palate surgery, with a proven record of successful operations and reconstructive procedures.

Read how this treatment saves dogs...
CSNB affects dogs as well as humans

Canine Night Blindness

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have for the first time found a form of congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) in dogs.

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One Health, Penn Vet Dean Joan Hendricks

Humans, Environment, Animals, Living Together

Dean Joan Hendricks has emerged as a national leader in One Health – approaching veterinary medicine with a global perspective.

View Penn Vet's new One Health video...


Learn what vet school entails with our Summer VETS program for both college and high school students.


Learn about the many ways Penn Vet's world-renowned researchers push the boundaries of scientific discovery by reading about our groundbreaking initiatives and research centers.

Veterinary Hospitals

Our two hospitals offer specialty care 365/24/7.