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Penn Vet to study hemp-based canine supplement
May 28, 2019A trial at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will be looking at the effectiveness of a hemp-based supplement to relieve symptoms of canine joint immobility. Approximately 60 dogs who are suffering from inflammation secondary to osteoarthritis will be split into three groups. One group will receive Mobility, which was developed by Dixie Brands’ subsidiary Therabis. The second group will receive CBD, and the last group will receive a placebo. …
Penn Vet, Wharton School launch veterinary entrepreneurship program
May 15, 2019The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Vet) and the Wharton School are launching a veterinary entrepreneurship program. Created for clinicians, scientists, technologists, and academic leaders, “Leading Veterinary Entrepreneurship” is designed to help veterinary professionals build entrepreneurial skills regarding public health, environmental sustainability, and human and animal well-being. “As the world becomes more complex, so does the role of veterinarians. They are uniquely positioned to ask questions with implications for …
Dr. Oliver Garden joins Penn Vet’s department of clinical studies
December 5, 2016Penn Vet has a new chair of the Department of Clinical Studies-Philadelphia: Dr. Oliver Garden, BSc, BVetMed, Ph.D. As the new chairperson, Garden will lead the department in providing the best in clinical care to companion animal patients at University of Pennsylvania Ryan Hospital for Companion Animals.
‘Life at Vet U’ trailer is here!
August 1, 2016A preview is out for the series originally known as “Penn Vet,” filmed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. It’s now known as “Life at Vet U.” The show will join the Animal Planet lineup, which includes “Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet” and "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" and "The Vet Life.”