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Oncology FAQ

PASE Oncology answers Frequently Asked Questions about the PASE Oncology Department and what you can expect during your appointment with our team.

PASE Neurology & Neurosurgery FAQ

PASE Neurologists answer Frequently Asked Questions about the PASE Neurology & Neurosurgery Department and what you can expect during your appointment with our team.

Maximizing My Summer Break as an Emergency & Critical Care Nurse at PASE: Meet Echo, PennVet '25

This summer, PASE welcomed a cohort of University of Pennsylvania veterinary students to join our team for the season. Echo Ball, class of 2025, joined PASE in May as an Emergency & Critical Care Nurse and helped to support our Emergency & Critical Care Department. PASE is always eager to teach and work alongside aspiring veterinary medicine professionals & future leaders. Continue reading to learn more about Echo and her experience at PASE this summer.

Summer Pet Dangers and How to Protect Pets from Summer Sun

Summer brings longer days, better weather, and brightness to our daily lives. While we can enjoy the benefits of summer, the change in season may bring challenges for our pets. Continue reading to learn more about summer pet dangers and ways to protect pets from the summer sun.

PASE Shares Updated Expansion Details of New 11,000 Square Foot Facility at 2100 Washington Avenue

On July 12, 2022, Philadelphia Animal Specialty & Emergency (PASE), a 100% veterinarian owned and privately-held animal specialty and emergency hospital, shared a set of its latest renderings for the new 11,000 square foot medical center at 2100 Washington Avenue.

What To Do in a Pet Emergency

Similar to humans, animals may encounter emergencies where immediate medical attention is required. Emergencies may result from sudden and unanticipated illnesses, accidents, or injuries that leave them in desperate need of veterinary help. Knowing how to provide immediate support could potentially make the difference between life and death, no matter the cause of the emergency. Whether you are a pet owner taking the responsible step of preparing yourself for emergencies, or you have come across an animal that clearly needs medical help, here is our guide on what you should do in a pet emergency.

What to Expect When Your Pet Has an MRI

Not every patient that has a neurological problem requires an extensive work-up, but for those that do, an MRI is often part of that process. An MRI provides a way to look at the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and the tissues that surround those structures. Here is what to expect if your pet is going to have an MRI performed with us at PASE...

Feline Meningioma: Clinical Signs and Treatment Options

Meningioma is the most common brain tumor in cats. They are slowly growing tumors – the vast majority are considered “benign” but cause clinical problems because they grow within the skull and compress the brain. Malignant (anaplastic) meningiomas in the cat are rarely recognized.

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