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Equine Clinical Case Challenge: Arrhythmia in a Show Jumper

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

A 17 year- old warmblood show jumper was evaluated on the farm for mild exercise intolerance and prolonged recovery after exercise, which was present despite a decrease in active competition level from upper level to lower level jumper. An irregular rhythm was detected, and the warmblood was referred to Tufts Equine Center at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for cardiac evaluation.

Kate Chope performing an ultrasound on a horse in Large Animal Hospital

Birth of the Veterinary School

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Over 40 years, Cummings School has become an international leader in veterinary medicine. And all it took was buying nearly 600 acres for a dollar, palpating police horses, and performing the occasional surgery by penlight.

Rescue Travels Hundreds of Miles for Expert Care

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

When Benny, a nine-year-old donkey, arrived at a farm animal sanctuary, he quickly became one of the most well-loved animals onsite. But soon after arriving, concerns started growing about his health.

IRAP Therapy from A to Z

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses. While it is incurable, there are effective treatments available to reduce inflammation and pain associated with the disease.

Born To Win

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Tufts veterinarian Rachael Gately has produced three of the last four national champion ewes.

The Grief Counselor Is In

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Three questions for Eric Richman, Cummings School’s first veterinary social worker.