OCSA works to expand public awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer in an effort to contribute to the early detection of this deadly disease, and by doing so, save lives.
Learn more at www.ovariancancersymptomawareness.org.
Ohlin and a few of his classmates are part of the Ovarian Cancer Detection Study being conducted at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.
The Working Dog Center has partnered with a group of top scientists dedicated to advancing early ovarian cancer diagnosis through a combination of detection dogs, advanced chemical analysis and nanotechnology.
The grant, awarded by the Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation, will be a collaborative effort between:
Learn more about the study at http://pennvetwdc.org/research/research-projects/ovarian-cancer-detection]]>
The Working Dog Alliance is working with industry, government, animal advocacy and scientific research groups to review current practices. They aim to provide opportunities for communication, sharing and collaboration across this diverse industry.
Learn more about the Working Dog Alliance Australia HERE.]]>
As he moves to the advanced phase of his training, we are looking to place him with a foster that has Type 1 diabetes. This foster environment will assist with the final elements of his training program.
The ideal foster would have prior training experience and the desire to work under the instruction of our Training Director.
Interested? Contact us at email@example.com
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.]]>
Vicki is a graduate of The George Washington University with a BA in Communications. After graduation, she began her career in the brokerage industry earning her Series 7 & Series 8 licenses and a position working with branch offices across the Midwest to enhance their operations efficiency and overall industry compliance. After 6 years in the industry, Vicki pursued an opportunity experience life in another culture and spent a year teaching English to college professors in Ecuador, South America.
After returning to the United States, Vicki joined a retained search firm in Albany, NY specializing in building executive and leadership teams for high-tech start up companies.
Vicki has spent the last 11 years in roles with increasing responsibility at Muscular Dystrophy Association. Over the past 7 years as a leader on Regional, Divisional and National teams, Vicki not only managed relationships with National sponsors and events, but guided District teams through management of budgets, strategic business plans, and staff development.
Vicki enjoys hiking with her 4 yr old Leonberger, Eloise, who is not only a registered therapy dog but also a decorated “Dock Dog” competitor.]]>
Dr. Cindy Otto, Director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center and Associate Professor of Critical Care, has provided a thorough summary of the hazards and treatments for Antifreeze exposure.
Download document HERE.]]>
Handler: Ann Wichmann
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!]]>
Date: June 5-8, 2014
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Presentation categories include: Sports Medicine, Nutrition,Behavior, and Emergency & Preventative Medicine.
Learn more now! Click HERE]]>
AKC Reunite has been the proud sponsor of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center’s AKC Reunite Detection Dog DNA Bank.
Reunite also offers free microchip registration for any certified working dog. Download form HERE.
Visit AKC Reunite’s new website HERE.]]>