Tour the Working Dog Center
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Tours are conducted by reservation only. To reserve a spot on one of our tours call (215) 898-2200.
Limited spots available. No walk-ins please.
Tours are free of charge, but donations to the Center are greatly appreciated.
Get driving directions to the Penn Vet Working Dog Center HERE.
Download directions to take SEPTA bus from Penn’s Campus HERE.
Weather permitting, the tour and demonstrations are primarily conducted outside. Please dress appropriately so that you may comfortably enjoy your time with us. All tour participants should wear long pants and flat, closed toe shoes.
Updated Tour Schedules (effective 3/1/14)
**Please refer to our calendar to confirm tour date availability**
See first hand what it takes to train our nation’s leading detection dogs. Watch as the Working Dog Center staff explains the step-by-step process to preparing a dog to serve as in explosive detection, search & rescue, cancer detection, and more…
1st Tuesday of each month 2:00p – 2:45p
2nd Thursday of each month 10:00a – 10:45a
“Up and Over, Under and Through”
Learn how our trainers teach dogs to confidently climb multistory ladders, traverse collapsed structures, and navigate through deep dark tunnels all while under the control of their handler.
3rd Tuesday of each month 2:00p – 2:45p
4th Thursday of each month 10:00a – 10:45a
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