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Friday, February 1st, 2013

Worcester Tech senior Sabrina Pepper holds Sassy the cat while Jourdan White, V15, examines the animal’s eyes. Observing are senior Paula Machado and Aliza Gentili-Lloyd, V15.

A Thousand Words

Friday, February 1st, 2013

How picture-based thinking makes for hamburger with a heart. Do animals experience fear? “If you want to understand animals, you need to get away from verbal language. Theirs is a world full of picture, sound, taste and touch memories.” —Temple Grandin

A Promising Future

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The future of veterinary graduates is promising and the demands for high quality veterinary service is growing.

A Decision Made Easy

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Alum’s philanthropy put Matthew Gordon’s career aspirations within reach. Veterinary medicine is a calling.

A Bird in Pain

Friday, February 1st, 2013

A shift of the head or the clack of a beak can signal discomfort in avian species. Jana Mazor-Thomas, V13, is studying the behavior of red-tailed hawks to identify the areas of the brain that control pain.

Clinical Case Challenge: Diagnostic Imaging (Dog)

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

History An 8 year-old spayed female Golden Retriever was referred to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals with a three-week history of right forelimb lameness. On physical examination the dog would not bear weight on… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Nutrition (Cat)

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

A 15-year-old castrated male domestic shorthair cat presented for evaluation of polyuria/polydipsia and weight loss despite a good appetite. He weighed 9 pounds (4.1 kg) with a body condition score of 4/9. Moderate atrophy of… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Oncology (Cat)

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Oral Mass in a Cat History and Physical Exam:  An 11-year-old, castrated male domestic shorthair cat presented for evaluation of a rapidly growing mass along his left rostral maxilla. The owners reported that hyperemia of the mucus… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Opthalmology (Dog)

Monday, May 14th, 2012

  Challenge:   The right eye of an 8 year old MC German shepherd presented for an annual recheck of his eyes. The nucleus of the lens is noted to be cloudy bilaterally. The rest… Read More