We are excited to introduce Vicki Berkowitz, our newest team member and the new Associate Director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.
Vicki will be working with the team to help the Center grow and achieve it’s mission of advancing the health and training of our nation’s working dogs.
Learn more about Vicki HERE.
The December 1st deadline is fast approaching and we need your help!
At our one year anniversary Dr. Cindy Otto announced that the Salah Foundation has established a $75,000 challenge grant for the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.
Gifts made to the Center before the December 1st deadline will be matched dollar for dollar.
DONATE NOW and make double the impact!
We are looking for dynamic presenters to provide lectures and/or wet labs for the 2014 Penn Vet Working Dog Conference.
Date: June 5-8, 2014
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Presentation categories include: Sports Medicine, Nutrition,Behavior, and Emergency & Preventative Medicine.
Learn more now! Click HERE
Kai and Ronnie will be participating in the Iron Dog challenge and doing their best to compete with the seasoned police dogs. They will also be helping to raise donations for Toys for Tots to honor Officer Brad Fox.
Tonight Dr. Otto is the keynote speaker at the German Shepherd Dog National Specialty. This event has seen the top GSDs in sport and conformation. This breed has contributed greatly to our country through their service to man. Enjoy this video that honors their work over the past 100 years.
Date: October 26-27, 2013
Time: 8a – 4p
Location: Penn Vet Working Dog Center
Audience: Law Enforcement, Fire Service, Search & Rescue, & Performance/Sport handlers and Medics/EMT who provide support to K9s in the field
Learn how to recognize medical emergencies that occur in the field and provide supportive care until veterinary support is available. Continue Reading »
Today we take a moment to thank all those who have played a role in making our first year such a success!
With 16 puppies in our training program and our facility developing to accommodate Search and Rescue Dog training as well as Diabetic Alert Dog and Cancer Detection Dog training, we could not be more pleased. Continue Reading »
PApa Bear, one of our adorable chocolate labs, needs a new place to call home and a new, loving family to take care of him while he completes his training to be a diabetic alert dog. He has already finished his foundational search training, and in 4-6 months he will be ready to keep his future owner safe and healthy by alerting him or her immediately when their blood sugar is outside the normal range. Continue Reading »
Registration is now open for Puppy Socialization Class awarded “Best Puppy Training” by 2013 Best of Philly.
When: Class starts Monday, October 14th @ 7pm
6 week session
Where: Penn Vet Working Dog Center
3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia PA
Click HERE to register for Puppy Socialization Class.