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Feeding pets with cancer

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Many pet owners change their pets diets after a diagnosis of cancer. But which changes are likely to be effective versus which ones may cause more harm than good?

Comparing nutrient levels between two pet foods

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Frustrated by trying to compare nutrients between different foods? Try our convenient calculator so you can more accurately compare the amount of a nutrient in canned and dry pet foods and treats.

You Are What You Eat – Providing a Good Diet History

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

It’s important to be able to provide your veterinary care team with detailed information about what you feed your pet so that they can make the best recommendations for your pet. Here are the things that are important, and not important, to include in a thorough diet history for your pet.

Tufts Researchers Find First Genomic Biomarkers in Extracellular Vesicles

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The article discusses a study by Vicky Yang, Andy Hoffman and others from Cummings School’s Department of Clinical Sciences that found important biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure.

Dietary treatment of bladder stones

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Bladder stones are common in both dogs and cats. Diet can be an important factor – some foods can contribute to stone formation while special diets can be used to dissolve some types of stones and prevent others from returning.

The Bee Nutritionist

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

A Tufts doctoral student looks for clues into honey bee colony declines using hives on the Grafton campus Rachael Bonoan and I approach nine honey bee hives on Cummings School’s Grafton campus, covered from head… Read More