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ALS Treatment for Dogs Could Benefit Human Patients

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Researchers at Cummings School are working with leading ALS experts at University of Massachusetts Medical School to try to identify new therapies to treat Canine Degenerative Myelopathy, the dog version of ALS. In this NBC Boston story, researchers from Cummings talk about a current canine clinical trial and highlight one of the patients who is enrolled, Greta the boxer.

Meet the dogs with OCD

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

This story on obsessive compulsive disorder features the translational work of Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dodman, former head of Tufts Animal Behavior Clinic, on canine compulsive disorder (CCD). The piece references two related patient cases Dr. Dodman treated at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center and includes comments from Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil, current head of Tufts Animal Behavior Clinic.

Ever Wonder: How Do Parrots Talk?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

With their physical ability to make complex sounds, parrots can imitate a range of things such as microwaves cooking, but often focus on human speech The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other… Read More

The Danger of Leaving Pets in the Car

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Did you know that a “beautiful day,” with the right mix of sun/heat/humidity is very harmful to animals left in cars? Cars heat up remarkably fast and put our beloved animals at great risk. Please… Read More

The Energizer Bunny

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Bugs adjusted to three legs quickly after an amputation to treat a life-threatening bacterial infection.

Best of Breed

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A $10 million renovation of the Foster Hospital creates expanded new spaces for pets to receive first-rate care.

Bad Medicine

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Beware: Some of the drugs you take for your own health are hazardous to your pets.

Prized Cows

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Bovine IVF service enables New England farmers to propagate their best milkers and maintain a steady revenue stream.